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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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  • 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...
  • Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him

    A well-connected Republican political operative is the first candidate to formally enter the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana. Eric Holcomb, a former state Republican Party chairman, pointed during Thursday's announcement to his...
  • Loretta Lynch should be the nation's attorney general

    Loretta Lynch deserves to be confirmed as the nation's attorney general. Yet, nearly five months after President Barack Obama nominated her for the position, there hasn't even been a Senate vote. The craziness of Washington continues to be on display....
  • Can states slow the flow of military equipment to police?

    WASHINGTON Police in Minneapolis-St. Paul trained military-grade launchers and used flash bang and tear gas grenades on protesters at the 2008 Republican National Convention. The Richland County, S.C., Sheriff's Department got an armored personnel carrier...
  • 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...
  • House, Senate GOP budgets have differences and similarities

    Republicans controlling the House and Senate are pushing competing budget plans, though both nonbinding blueprints call for steep cuts to social programs like Medicaid and to federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act as the chief means of...
  • Cruz jumps into race with alternative to Obamacare

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Wednesday, March 25: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday became the first Republican to officially announce his candidacy for the party's 2016 presidential nomination. He's a long shot at this...
  • 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...
  • NY budget talks wear on over minimum wage, school funding

    Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers disclose their legal clients hang in the balance as New York lawmakers worked Thursday to finalize a state budget. Legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo aim to come to an...
  • Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix

    Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would resolve the state’s short-term budget woes, even as larger money problems loom over the rest of the spring session. The product of months of negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce...
  • Assembly Republicans revamp caucus operations in bid to woo voters

    Assembly Republicans revamp caucus operations in bid to woo voters
    Republicans in the California Assembly, apparently resigned to the party's diminished influence in Capitol policy debates, will announce Thursday that they will focus less on trying to sway Democratic legislators and more on winning over voters. The...