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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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  • Pennsylvania budget impasse effect

    Pennsylvania budget impasse effect
    HARRISBURG — As Republicans complete their alternative state budget, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf appears likely to veto at least some of it. Now, with the midnight deadline for fiscal accord just hours away, it's high time to ask: How would a...
  • NC House refuses for now to back Greensboro council changes

    The North Carolina House has refused for now to accept a Senate plan to rework Greensboro's city council districts, change how voters choose members and reduce the mayor's power. The House on Monday night rejected the Senate version of a bill that...
  • Pennsylvania governor vetoes liquor privatization bill

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed legislation that would have disbanded Pennsylvania's system of wine and liquor sales, his office said Thursday afternoon. The governor, a Democrat, said in a statement that the Republican bill to privatize the...
  • The GOP's Supreme Court blues

    The GOP's Supreme Court blues
    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 Justice John...
  • Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field

    Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field
    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the fifth Democrat to enter the 2016 presidential contest, acknowledging in his announcement Thursday that he would be a long shot against former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. "I understand the odds,...
  • Backers of Bush nonprofit include banks, schools, lottery

    Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running for president....
  • Debate About A $60M Unemployment Tax Waiver Is Not What It Seems

    Debate About A $60M Unemployment Tax Waiver Is Not What It Seems
    Like most Connecticut employers, state Rep. Dave Rutigliano and his partners will have to pay a surcharge of $154 per worker in January, part of the payback for federal loans to the state's unemployment insurance fund. That's on top of regular...
  • Donald Trump's comments on immigration complicate GOP's 'Latino problem'

    Donald Trump's comments on immigration complicate GOP's 'Latino problem'
    When Donald Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants as “rapists” and drug-runners during his presidential announcement, the slurs were initially dismissed as just another outrageous pronouncement from the blustery billionaire. But as Latinos...
  • Ohio Medicaid plan would require enrollees to share in cost

    About 1 million low-income Ohio residents could be required to pay a new monthly cost for Medicaid health coverage or potentially lose it under a Republican provision in the state budget, officials estimate. The idea, which will require federal approval,...
  • Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians

    Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians
    That was a nice Fourth of July gift from the Supreme Court, reaffirming that "We the People" get to decide how our elected representatives are chosen. The politicians are not endowed with an inalienable right — not even a constitutional one...
  • Export-Import Bank's expiration a victory for billionaire Koch brothers

    Export-Import Bank's expiration a victory for billionaire Koch brothers
    The Export-Import Bank, created by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help foreign customers buy U.S. goods, has been reauthorized 16 times, usually with little fuss and often with strong Republican support. But Congress let the bank's charter...