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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 pushes conservative budget toward approval

    Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward post-midnight Senate approval early Friday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to end deficits, cut trillions in spending and...
  • FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

    In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. Do the learning standards really mean the federal government is serving as a "national school board," as Sen. Marco Rubio says? That's hard to square with the reality that the...
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure onto...
  • GOP-controlled Senate ok's budget plan

    The Republican-controlled Senate has approved a balanced-budget plan that calls for trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the controversial health care law to erase red ink by the end of the coming decade. The vote was 52-46 after a marathon session...
  • Lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common: Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing....
  • Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees

    The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts for physicians until next month. The GOP-led House approved the $214 billion bill Thursday, moving Congress close to...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Senators vote on amendments, score points

    The Senate is a place where hidebound tradition mixes with raw politics, sometimes with a touch of the absurd. Then there's the "vote-a-rama." That's the official name for the marathon voting session that accompanies the Senate's consideration of a...
  • S.E. Cupp: Conservatives, get serious

    Although only one Republican has officially announced his candidacy for president so far, it looks like a formidable, diverse field of conservatives will be contending in the primaries. One prospect, however and a popular one at that has me utterly...
  • Christie rails against estate taxes New Jersey can't do without

    TRENTON, N.J. Everyone runs into death and taxes. New Jerseyans trundle on toward an afterlife in tax hell. "I can afford to retire here," said Susan Barbey, a 60- year-old resident of Ridgewood, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Manhattan. "I can't...
  • House, Senate GOP budgets have differences and similarities

    Republicans controlling the House and Senate are pushing competing budget plans, though both nonbinding blueprints call for steep cuts to social programs like Medicaid and to federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act as the chief means of...
  • Harry Reid not running for re-election

    WASHINGTON Longtime Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election, he said Friday. Reid, who sustained face and rib injuries earlier this year in an exercise accident, made the announcement Friday in a video to supporters. "This accident...