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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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  • Legislature passes $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill

    A $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill that includes an 11.9-cent increase in the gas tax over the next two years passed the Legislature early Wednesday, though the House still must approve key accompanying bills. A dispute between Senate...
  • Put aside politics and improve healthcare, Obama says

    Put aside politics and improve healthcare, Obama says
    President Obama, fresh from a victory before the U.S. Supreme Court last week that preserved the Affordable Care Act, called for an end to the political fighting over the health law and for more effort to improve it. “This is about people. This is...
  • Americans favor lifting Cuba embargo

    Two-thirds of Americans favor lifting the trade embargo on Cuba, according to a survey released Wednesday by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The idea received bipartisan support — 79 percent of Democrats, 59 percent of Republicans and 63...
  • New nuclear talks deadline not ours, Iran foreign minister says

    VIENNA One day after U.S. officials announced a weeklong extension of the deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program, the Iranian foreign minister on Wednesday noted rather cryptically that his nation wasn't working on any deadline....
  • The GOP's Supreme Court blues

    WASHINGTON -- The sudden breakdown of the conservative majority bloc on the Supreme Court in its two critical rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage has thrown the large field of 2016 Republican presidential aspirants for a loop. The votes of Chief...
  • Ben Carson campaign says it raised $8.3M in past 3 months

    Conservative favorite Ben Carson's presidential campaign says it has raised more than $8.3 million in the last three months. Campaign spokesman Doug Watts says the retired neurosurgeon received donations from more than 151,000 separate donors since...
  • Property tax freeze, Chicago pension relief advance

    A bill to freeze property taxes for two years and provide pension relief to Chicago Public Schools has advanced in the Illinois Legislature. A Senate committee approved the legislation 9-5 Wednesday. Two lawmakers voted "present." Democratic Senate...
  • The Latest: Meeting between Wolf, lawmakers ends quickly

    Developments in the Pennsylvania Capitol a day after Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a state budget proposal passed by lawmakers with no Democratic votes (all times local): ___ 2:35 p.m. A state budget meeting between Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders is over...
  • Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

    Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line. In the two...
  • The GOP's unlikely key to the White House

    In case you haven't been paying attention, the field of Republican presidential candidates is growing so quickly it will soon be able to occupy an actual field. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his candidacy Tuesday, bringing the total number of...
  • Absent Pennsylvania House leaders still voted on school bill

    Leaders of Pennsylvania's House Republican majority are being recorded as "yes" votes on a key budget-related schools bill, even though they weren't in the House chamber for the vote. A House GOP spokesman said Wednesday that precedent allows...