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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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  • California considers health coverage for immigrant kids

    The California Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally and seek federal authorization to sell private insurance to immigrants without...
  • U.S. House panel votes to repeal federal health law's medical device tax

    WASHINGTON — A Republican-run House committee voted Tuesday to repeal a 2.3 percent tax on many medical devices that helps pay for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The Ways and Means Committee's mostly party-line 25-14 vote came...
  • House digs into Senate GOP bill to overhaul public pensions

    A key Pennsylvania state Republican House lawmaker signaled support Tuesday for major provisions in a Senate Republican plan to end the traditional pension benefit for school and state government employees. State Government Committee Chairman Daryl...
  • Legislative leaders stress debt for NC government buildings

    Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday that their colleagues aren't sold fully on Gov. Pat McCrory's proposal for North Carolina to borrow close to $3 billion for government construction projects, particularly for road building. In recent weeks,...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 3

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. GOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN FLORIDA FOR ECONOMIC SUMMIT The race for the White House in 2016 is between the old and the new. So says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio....
  • Budget-writing committee unlikely to finish work this week

    Gov. Scott Walker's hopes are fading for a quicker-than-normal passage of the state budget, even as Republican legislative leaders met privately Tuesday with individual lawmakers to try and broker a deal on outstanding issues including roads funding and...
  • Obama starts new trade push targeting reluctant House Democrats

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is putting new pressure on reluctant lawmakers in the U.S. House to win final passage of fast-track trade authority. Obama is sticking to the same play book he used to push the bill through the Senate last month,...
  • Senate roll call vote on surveillance bill

    The 67-32 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate passed a bill to remake the National Security Agency's surveillance program and revive other parts of the post-Sept. 11 Patriot Act. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 43 Democrats,...
  • Emanuel won't say if CPS can make $634 million teacher pension payment

    Emanuel won't say if CPS can make $634 million teacher pension payment
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday declined to say whether Chicago Public Schools will be able to make a $634 million teacher pension payment due at the end of the month. Asked if the school district can come up with the money, the mayor did not directly...
  • House panel uses war funds to skirt budget limits

    A GOP-controlled House panel Tuesday approved using $37 billion in unrequested war money to match President Barack Obama's 7 percent budget boost for the military. The move came over the opposition of Democrats and the White House, who argue that domestic...
  • Cuomo, NY Democratic Party push to renew tax cap

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is renewing his push for lawmakers to extend a cap on local property taxes. The governor and the state's Democratic Party announced Monday that they will launch an online media campaign to support the cap, first enacted in...