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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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  • Jeb Bush is definitely a better campaigner than he admits

    WASHINGTON "You're here to hear a humble candidate," Jeb Bush began at a town hall-style discussion in Henderson, Nev., last weekend, and then spent the next hour behaving that way. The former Florida governor and Republican presidential hopeful...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: GOP candidates miscalculate on Obamacare

    Displaying unanimous views and questionable political judgment, Republican presidential candidates greeted the Supreme Court's latest ruling upholding Obamacare with yet another vow to "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's signature achievement....
  • Obama makes op-ed push to revive Export-Import Bank

    WASHINGTON As the charter for the Export-Import Bank was lapsing, President Barack Obama penned opinion pieces in a number of newspapers across the country asking readers to pressure their lawmakers to bring it back. "Your members of Congress are home...
  • 'Opportunity gap'? 'Income inequality'? Same coin, different sides

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Monday, June 29: Back in February, four months before he officially announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, former Gov. Jeb Bush made a startling statement:...
  • Absent Pennsylvania House leaders still voted on school bill

    Leaders of Pennsylvania's House Republican majority are being recorded as "yes" votes on a key budget-related schools bill, even though they weren't in the House chamber for the vote. A House GOP spokesman said Wednesday that precedent allows...
  • Political polarization leads to bad legislation

    Political polarization leads to bad legislation
    The Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell, permitting 6.4 million Americans to continue receiving subsidies to buy health insurance on the federal insurance exchange, elated liberals and enraged the right. Conservatives have already begun decrying...
  • Anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein hosted at Vatican

    The Vatican added yet another strange bedfellow to its expanding ecological alliance Wednesday, hosting anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein at a conference on saving the planet. Klein, author of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate,"...
  • Waiting period for abortion goes into effect despite judge's ruling

    Waiting period for abortion goes into effect despite judge's ruling
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge on Tuesday blocked a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion, but state officials quickly appealed the decision, meaning the law went into effect as scheduled today. Judge Charles...
  • Wisconsin Assembly to take up budget first next week

    Republicans who control the state Assembly plan to vote on the state budget next week along with a bill that would repeal prevailing wage requirements for local governments. Republicans who control the Assembly and Senate announced Wednesday they've...
  • Senate leader promises vote on Bucks arena plan next week

    The Wisconsin Senate's Republican leader says he plans to vote on a bill to fund a new Milwaukee Bucks arena next week. The deal lays out a $500 million financing plan for the arena that includes $250 million from taxpayers. Financing for the new arena...
  • Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. GOV. TOM WOLF TO MEET WITH STATE LAWMAKERS AFTER BUDGET VETO Wolf wants to restart negotiations over a spending plan for the fiscal...