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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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  • The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

    The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority’s recent hyper-partisanship....
  • North Dakota OKs new oil tax framework, ends price triggers

    With oil prices sinking enough that drillers may soon see a more favorable tax rate, North Dakota lawmakers approved a new framework Friday that cuts the price-triggered exemption in exchange for a lower tax rate. North Dakota's House voted 66-26 after a...
  • Gallo Guilty Plea Expected In House Campaign Probe

    Gallo Guilty Plea Expected In House Campaign Probe
    Former House Republicans chief of staff George Gallo is expected to plead guilty to a mail fraud charge in federal court Monday in connection with an allegation that he was paid to steer GOP legislative candidates to a direct mail and printing business,...
  • Scott offers proposal to rehabilitate drug offenders

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Will T. Scott said Friday that non-violent drug addicts should be put on an alternate path in Kentucky's corrections system as a way to bolster public safety, cut prison costs and reduce reoffenders in a state struggling...
  • Santorum advisers hint at 2016 announcement

    Santorum advisers hint at 2016 announcement
    Rick Santorum’s top advisers want you to know where they’ll be on May 27. But will expected GOP presidential candidate be with them? They’re not saying. But John Brabender, Santorum’s long-time strategist, tweeted Thursday...
  • Republicans Seek Wage Freeze To Restore Budget Cuts

    Republicans Seek Wage Freeze To Restore Budget Cuts
    Republican legislators called for restoring money for social services, senior citizens and probate courts Friday and will help pay for it by enacting a one-year wage freeze for all state employees, reducing overtime and eliminating the recent salary...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure

    Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure
    Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder was addressing employees at an afternoon ceremony one day after his chosen successor, Loretta...
  • Lynch to be sworn in as attorney general on Monday

    As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City...
  • Connecticut GOP offers alternative budget, targets state OT

    The minority party in the Connecticut General Assembly offered an alternative state budget proposal on Friday that replenishes many of the Democratic governor's controversial, proposed spending cuts while reducing state employee overtime and imposes a...
  • GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical

    GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical
    I see where some Republican faux ethicists are criticizing Hillary and Bill Clinton because of the identity of some of the donors to the Clinton Family Foundation. If these Republicans have accepted campaign contributions from billionaires and special-...
  • Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House

    Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage...