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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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  • NC House initially OKs making judicial races partisan again

    Elections for North Carolina appellate court judgeships have been officially nonpartisan since 2004, but Republicans are trying again to shift them back to partisan races. The House tentatively agreed Thursday to legislation to require state Supreme...
  • Senate seeks deal on stalled human trafficking bill

    Key lawmakers are working to resolve a dispute over abortion that has long held up Senate approval of legislation to crack down on human trafficking. Sens. Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn, the two top Senate Republicans, both expressed hope Thursday...
  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances. Republicans refer to it as the "death tax." They say it prevents small business owners and family farmers from passing businesses...
  • Legalized silencers, other gun measures head to House floor

    A handful of bills to expand gun laws were up for a final vote in the Minnesota House on Thursday evening even though the Senate has expressed little appetite to wade back into gun issues this year. The House was expected to take up legislation that...
  • House Speaker 2020 saga continues as faction withdraws Eisnaugle support

    House Speaker 2020 saga continues as faction withdraws Eisnaugle support
    TALLAHASSEE – An ongoing fight among freshman Republican House members to become House Speaker for the 2020-2022 took another turn Wednesday, as a faction of members withdrew their support from Rep. Eric Eisnaugle, R-Orlando, during a heated...
  • Ohio budget lacks funds to send absentee ballot applications

    Voter advocates in Ohio are expressing frustration that the latest version of the state's two-year budget fails to include funding to support a statewide mailing of absentee ballot applications next year. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-...
  • Walker's Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals

    Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as he prepares for a likely run for the Republican presidential nomination. These ways are stuffed into his recent budget...
  • Hillary Clinton faces a challenge in voters' trust

    DES MOINES, Iowa Hillary Clinton might have a problem with voters such as Linda Deitz. A registered Democrat and a hypnotist with her own small business in Des Moines, Deitz supported Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. But Hillary Clinton is a different...
  • McKinley raises $154k in campaign cash, gov question looms

    While considering a bid for governor, Republican U.S. Rep. David McKinley started the year by adding almost $154,000 to his federal campaign account. On Wednesday, McKinley and West Virginia's freshman Republican congressmen each posted six-figure...
  • Parties clash over wealth as House votes to kill estate tax

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House voted to repeal the 99-year-old U.S. estate tax amid a partisan clash over whether the government should break up concentrated wealth or make it easier to pass along assets to the next generation. The House passed the bill 240-...
  • How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton

    How the Republicans must respond to Hillary Clinton
    Round one goes to Hillary. Mrs. Clinton's video announcing her candidacy hit all the buttons — jobs, fairness, education, gender and gay rights — necessary to hold together the 51 percent majority that re-elected President Obama. Republicans...