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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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  • Senate Democrats block Rauner's workers' compensation measure

    Senate Democrats block Rauner's workers' compensation measure
    Senate Democrats on Wednesday joined their House counterparts in displaying a united front against Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's legislative wish list, blocking his plan to overhaul the workers' compensation system and voting down his proposed budget...
  • Rubio returns to childhood home: Las Vegas, not Miami

    When Marco Rubio attends his 44th birthday party and fundraiser at the home of the host of the "Pawn Stars" reality show Thursday, it won't be his first birthday in Las Vegas. The Cuban-American son of South Florida spent part of his childhood in Las...
  • Illinois house committee approves police body camera measure

    Illinois could soon establish statewide rules for the use of police body cameras, but the proposed legislation would not require officers to have them. A package of police reforms passed the House on Thursday with a 107-3 vote and now heads back to a...
  • Former NY GOP governor Pataki in the race for president

    George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success as a Republican in a heavily Democratic state, announced his candidacy for the presidential nomination Thursday, offering himself as a unifying figure in a divided nation....
  • Christie backing away from Common Core in New Jersey

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday that he is ordering his state to back away from the Common Core school standards that he once championed but that are hugely unpopular among conservative voters across the country. The announcement came...
  • Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths

    Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths
    Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor. Senators in the one-house...
  • NC governor says he'll veto bill to exempt magistrates from marriage

    RALEIGH, N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday afternoon that he'll veto a bill to allow magistrates to opt out of performing marriage if they have a religious objection. The governor's announcement came just hours after the North Carolina House...
  • Leaders: No excuse for lawmakers to ignore Detroit K-12 debt

    Leaders of a coalition seeking a shake-up in Detroit's public schools implored Michigan lawmakers Wednesday to not ignore the system's educational and financial crises, expressing frustration with the response to two overhaul plans and saying the state...
  • GOP Calls For Independent Ethics And FOI Agencies

    HARTFORD — Senate Republicans called Thursday for the state to overturn Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's move to consolidate key watchdog agencies into a superagency. Sen. Michael McLachlan of Danbury said the state's ethics, elections enforcement and...
  • Madonna and Young: Is Rick Santorum campaigning to be vice president?

    Madonna and Young: Is Rick Santorum campaigning to be vice president?
    It was quite a run. Since 1968, the Republican presidential nominee has been an incumbent president, incumbent vice president, a former vice president, son of a president or a runner-up in the previous presidential primary. Just being the previous...
  • GOP Calls For Independent Ethics and FOI Agencies

    Senate Republicans called Thursday for the state to overturn Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's move to consolidate key watchdog agencies into a super-agency. Sen. Michael McLachlan of Danbury said the state's ethics, elections enforcement and Freedom of...