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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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  • $7B transportation budget passes despite license provision

    The state's transportation budget headed to the governor Thursday amid criticism from Democrats who claim a piece of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state. At issue is a provision in the two-year,...
  • McAuliffe signs state budget with raises for state workers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and has more money for the governor to spend on economic development. The Democratic governor...
  • Coats' top aide enters Indiana Senate contest

    WASHINGTON Eric Holcomb, a congressional staffer and former Indiana GOP chairman, announced a bid Thursday to succeed retiring Sen. Dan Coats, becoming the first Republican to enter what could be a crowded primary field. "This campaign will be about what...
  • GOP Calls Malloy's Approach to the State Budget "Childish; Malloy Aide Slams Back

    GOP Calls Malloy's Approach to the State Budget "Childish; Malloy Aide Slams Back
    Republican leaders in the General Assembly criticized Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget proposal Thursday, saying it would hurt the state's neediest citizens. "The cuts...made to social service programs and [the Department of Children and...
  • Va. GOP candidates forgo primary, agree to party canvass

    Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart will seek re-election through a party canvass after a clerical error denied him the right to compete in a primary. The county Republican Committee issued a formal call for nominations...
  • Md. Senate votes unanimously for $40B budget

    The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Thursday for the state's $40 billion budget. Democrats and Republicans spoke positively about the bipartisanship that went into the Senate's budget work, which hasn't resulted in a unanimous vote in years. "This...
  • Sen. Tom Cotton, tragic hero

    The snarky quip attributed to 19th-century French Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand -- "It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder" -- has recently been making the rounds to deride a letter written by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by...
  • A better 2016 agenda

    "In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964. The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: "In your head you know he's nuts."...
  • The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge?

    WASHINGTON The 2016 Republican presidential candidates figure that to win the party's nomination, they have to get cozy with hard-core conservatives. But to win the general election, they have to move away from that same constituency. It's a quadrennial...
  • Ted Cruz's quantum leap

    Ted Cruz's quantum leap
    I'm glad to hear the Republicans are admitting that the entry of Sen. Ted Cruz into their usual crowd of loony presidential candidates is indeed a "quantum leap" for the GOP ("The value of competition," March 23). As anyone with a scientific...
  • What Ted Cruz knows about the battle for 2016

    What Ted Cruz knows about the battle for 2016
    Sen. Ted Cruz is a decided underdog for the Republican presidential nomination, but he understands where his opening lies. And this, in turn, tells us a lot about the shape of the contest and the fight the GOP is about to have. It is no accident that...