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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Obama uses hospital funds to push Medicaid expansion

    The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul. The leverage comes from a little-known federal fund that...
  • State House Republicans' Chief Of Staff Resigns Amid Investigation

    HARTFORD — State House Republicans' chief of staff George Gallo resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation into whether GOP legislative candidates were improperly directed to use a Florida direct-mail and printing company — which...
  • Governor signs bill to allow guns in all Tennessee parks

    Local governments in Tennessee can no longer bar people with handgun carry permits from bringing firearms to parks, playgrounds and sports fields under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The contentious measure was introduced as a welcome...
  • Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

    Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, now U.S. attorney for...
  • Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights

    Marco Rubio on LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is officially in the 2016 race for the GOP presidential nomination. That most certainly means he has a campaign book on the market.   My copy of Rubio’s American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for...
  • Quickly: 'What good is having a $2 billion surplus?'

    Quickly: 'What good is having a $2 billion surplus?'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Read more at http://post-trib.com/quickly. There's a $2 billion surplus with everyone...
  • Chronicling a wide world of government waste

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County (Calif.) Register on Friday, April 24. ���� We were saddened to see the consummate government watchdog, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., resign his seat in December due to a...
  • Key Senate Democrat urges action to limit tax inversion 'virus'

    A key Democratic senator on Tuesday decried the recent wave of American companies restructuring abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, describing it as a virus infecting the economy and urging legislation to halt it. But despite the call from Senate Finance...
  • Sheldon Adelson has placed bad bets, but politicians keep calling

    WASHINGTON As Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and Jeb Bush's big brother, former President George W. Bush, head to Las Vegas this weekend for the latest episode in GOP presidential hopefuls' long-running courtship of Sheldon Adelson, it's worth remembering that...
  • A few delegations newly punching above their weight

    WASHINGTON The newest Roll Call Clout Index reveals that, even more than before, the largest potential for influence belongs to the states with the most people and therefore the biggest delegations. So it's worth paying special attention to the smaller...
  • GOP governors may pay price for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

    NEW YORK In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government couldn't force states to expand eligibility for their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. Since then, the Obama administration has looked for ways to persuade Republicans...