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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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  • High court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting

    A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the three-judge panel to review the case in...
  • Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire

    Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire
    U.S. Senator Harry Reid, one of the most prominent and powerful senators in recent years, will not seek reelection in 2016 and will retire from the historic chamber. Reid was a longtime friend of former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman who stood by...
  • Bustos says she won't run for Senate, praises Duckworth

    U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos says she's decided not to challenge Republican Mark Kirk for his U.S. Senate seat. Bustos had been mulling a run, but said Monday that she won't run now that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is in the race for the Democratic nomination....
  • Obama to attend opening of Institute honoring Sen. Kennedy

    President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise on Monday, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an...
  • After a few stumbles, GOP lawmakers regain footing on budget

    Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern. The GOP's first months in control of both chambers of Congress were marked by high-profile stumbles and a near-shutdown of the Homeland Security Department. But this week, the...
  • Indiana bill violates rights

    Among the many problems with Indiana Senate Bill 101, the so-called religious freedom restoration bill, are that the Republicans in the Indiana statehouse and Gov. Mike Pence, who claim to be fiscal conservatives, do not seem to care whether they use...
  • Gov. McCrory says he won't back religious exemption bills

    Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to perform gay marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses. Appearing on WFAE radio in Charlotte the Republican governor...
  • A look at what's been lost to history

    A look at what's gone but not forgotten: INTERROGATION TAPES In June 2005, a federal judge ordered the Bush administration to safeguard "all evidence and information regarding the torture, mistreatment, and abuse of detainees now at the United States...
  • NY state budget deal: Big tax cut for yacht owners

    There's no minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but New York lawmakers did insert a tax cut for luxury yachts in this year's state budget agreement, the details of which emerged Monday just as lawmakers prepared to vote. Cuomo and top lawmakers...
  • Daley boosts coffers in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

    Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful James Daley boosted his cash over the last two months but incumbent Justice Ann Walsh Bradley still held the overall money edge as their race entered its final two weeks, according to figures their campaigns released...
  • 6 reasons American voters prefer governors for president

    WASHINGTON With their presidential competitors in the Senate silenced by a break until mid-April, the governors eyeing the White House can flex their executive muscles before less-distracted voters. Last week, for example, while the Senate spent hours...