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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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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank

    Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate took its first step toward fulfilling a GOP promise to roll back key parts of the sweeping 2010 law that overhauled financial industry regulations and oversight. The Dodd-Frank reform law, designed to...
  • Fast-track authority for Trans-Pacific Partnership advances in Senate

    WASHINGTON — After a flurry of last-minute legislative wrangling, the Senate on Thursday advanced a measure that would give President Obama so-called fast-track authority to complete a pending trade pact with leading Pacific nations. Senators...
  • Senate Debates Healthcare Pooling Bill

    The state Senate began debating Thursday afternoon over a healthcare pooling plan that allows non-state employees to join into the state insurance plan. Healthcare pooling has been controversial through the years as many Democrats have been in favor and...
  • Republicans move to restructure Walker's job creation agency

    Republican lawmakers on the Legislature's finance committee moved Thursday to restructure Gov. Scott Walker's struggling job creation agency, approving a plan to remove the governor as chairman, dramatically reduce the agency's reserves and eliminate a...
  • Abortion parent notification bill now likely to get hearing

    A bill requiring doctors to notify parents before performing an abortion on a minor is now likely to get a hearing after being sidelined for weeks. Senate Finance Committee members voted Thursday to send AB405 out of their committee and move it into...
  • Senators offer compromise on domestic surveillance changes

    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee is offering a compromise that would end bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency after a two-year transition period, leaving it up to the House to accept the deal or allow...
  • Nebraska votes to scrap ban on immigrant driver's licenses

    Nebraska's Legislature voted Thursday to end the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, agreeing to scrap the policy by a veto-proof margin even as the state's new Republican governor...
  • Huckabee is latest straw poll no-show. Is event in jeopardy?

    The people running Iowa's Republican presidential straw poll want less money and glitz involved as they try to take this summer's event back to basics. But now they are facing a different kind of downsizing — fewer candidates. Former Arkansas Gov....
  • Senate panel OKs letting VA docs give advice on medical pot

    A GOP-controlled Senate panel Wednesday approved a plan to permit veterans to receive information about medical marijuana from their government doctors. The proposal by freshman Sen. Steve Daines would lift a rule blocking Department of Veterans...
  • On cusp of White House bid, Santorum makes populist pitch

    Rick Santorum says he will announce his 2016 presidential intentions May 27 at a Pennsylvania factory. The former senator told a Republican gathering Thursday in Oklahoma City that the venue emphasizes his belief that the GOP must appeal to workers...
  • Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle

    Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle
    In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final moment. The 62-38 vote,...