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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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  • NY budget talks stretch into weekend as deadline looms

    New York state budget negotiations stretched into the weekend as legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo worked Saturday to resolve differences over school funding, teacher evaluations and a minimum wage hike before the new fiscal year begins. Cuomo told...
  • Voters to decide how Wisconsin chief justice is chosen

    Voters to decide how Wisconsin chief justice is chosen
    Wisconsin voters will decide April 7 whether to amend the state constitution to let state Supreme Court justices choose their leader. Approval almost certainly would mean the court's conservative majority will strip long-time Chief Justice Shirley...
  • Early states in presidential primary may be losing clout

    Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. By hosting the nation's first presidential primaries and caucuses, the states have heaped political and financial rewards for decades on successful candidates and...
  • Idaho House Republicans introduce piecemeal roads plan

    House Republicans are introducing an eleventh-hour patchwork plan to raise more than $100 million for Idaho roads. Three bills split over two House committees were approved Wednesday morning — including increases in fuel taxes and registration...
  • Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to...
  • McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming

    McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed off on the state budget Thursday without suggesting any amendments or line item vetoes, the first time that's happened in Virginia since 1998. McAuliffe, a Democrat in his second year as governor, was at the signing joined by...
  • GOP-guided budget sets up battles between Congress and Obama

    With Republicans muscling a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, Congress is positioned for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. Working into Friday's pre-dawn hours,...
  • GOP still unable to govern

    Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...
  • Revenue projections likely to be similar, lawmakers say

    Budget gurus for the Christie administration and the Democratic-controlled Legislature are set to say how much money New Jersey will bring in this year — and unlike last year their views will likely align, lawmakers say. The projections, which...
  • Bid to redistribute NC sales tax money praised, panned

    A legislative proposal for the state to take away the local portion of sales taxes highlighted two undercurrents in Raleigh — the increased clout of rural Republicans and their conflicts with Gov. Pat McCrory, a fellow Republican who was formerly...
  • Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid...