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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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  • Ex-congressman's former chief of staff accused of setting up ringer candidate

    MIAMI Federal prosecutors on Friday accused former Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia's ex-chief of staff of secretly financing a ringer tea-party candidate in 2010 to draw votes away from a Republican rival an illegal scheme that inspired a more serious...
  • History shows that Democrats are good for U.S. economy

    As we prepare for another presidential campaign, a theme one hears from Republicans is that their party is better for the economy. So I put on my historian hat and checked the record for the last century. The generally accepted benchmarks to measure the...
  • Legislators look for common ground on budget, Medicaid

    House and Senate leaders weren't backing off their opposing positions on Medicaid expansion Friday during tense budget negotiations leading into the final week of the Legislative session. But they did manage to find enough common ground to jump-start...
  • North Dakota OKs new oil tax framework, ends price triggers

    With oil prices sinking enough that drillers may soon see a more favorable tax rate, North Dakota lawmakers approved a new framework Friday that cuts the price-triggered exemption in exchange for a lower tax rate. North Dakota's House voted 66-26 after a...
  • Gallo Guilty Plea Expected In House Campaign Probe

    Gallo Guilty Plea Expected In House Campaign Probe
    Former House Republicans chief of staff George Gallo is expected to plead guilty to a mail fraud charge in federal court Monday in connection with an allegation that he was paid to steer GOP legislative candidates to a direct mail and printing business,...
  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs $25 billion Colorado budget

    Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado's $25 billion budget on Friday, a spending plan that sends more money to schools, transportation infrastructure and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep. "We saw again...
  • Republicans Seek Wage Freeze To Restore Budget Cuts

    Republicans Seek Wage Freeze To Restore Budget Cuts
    Republican legislators called for restoring money for social services, senior citizens and probate courts Friday and will help pay for it by enacting a one-year wage freeze for all state employees, reducing overtime and eliminating the recent salary...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure

    Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell after 6-year tenure
    Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder was addressing employees at an afternoon ceremony one day after his chosen successor, Loretta...
  • Lynch to be sworn in as attorney general on Monday

    As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City...
  • The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

    The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority’s recent hyper-partisanship....
  • Connecticut GOP offers alternative budget, targets state OT

    The minority party in the Connecticut General Assembly offered an alternative state budget proposal on Friday that replenishes many of the Democratic governor's controversial, proposed spending cuts while reducing state employee overtime and imposes a...