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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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  • Top 10 things to watch out for in Florida politics

    Top 10 things to watch out for in Florida politics
    The imminent special session is just the warm-up to a hot political summer in Florida. The answers to these 10 questions will shape the immediate future for the state and – in some cases – the nation. - What does Jeb Bush’s...
  • Runner-up to the Republican presidential nominee last time, Rick Santorum's still a long shot

    Runner-up to the Republican presidential nominee last time, Rick Santorum's still a long shot
    Can Rick Santorum make lightning strike twice? The former Pennsylvania senator surged from single digits to win the Iowa caucuses in 2012, surprising even those within his shoestring campaign operation. Thanks to a combination of good timing, a solid...
  • House Passes Bill Protecting Employees' Right To Discuss Salaries

    Legislation that would protect employees' right to disclose salary information cleared the state house of Representatives just before midnight, after the measure designed to reduce gender wage disparities was met with pushback from some Republicans who...
  • Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case

    The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather than the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures. The case from Texas could be...
  • La. lawmakers advance Medicaid expansion financing tool

    A proposal to help pay for Louisiana to expand its Medicaid program if the state's next governor is interested in tapping into the billions of federal dollars available continues to zip through the Legislature. The Senate Health and Welfare Committee...
  • How Conservative PAC Money Wound Up With the Sarasota Teachers Union

    How Conservative PAC Money Wound Up With the Sarasota Teachers Union
    There are 25 potential constitutional amendments on tap for the 2016 election. But as explained in a previous post, only two of the political action committees pushing these amendments have raised six figures for the election, and getting an amendment...
  • Republican 'hawks' cited by Rand Paul for rise of Islamic State

    WASHINGTON The rise of Islamic State extremists in the Middle East can be traced to Republicans who backed arming fighters in the region, presidential candidate Rand Paul said in an interview broadcast Wednesday. "ISIS exists and grew stronger because of...
  • Chris Christie continues to criticize Patriot Act opponents

    Gov. Chris Christie says lawmakers currently debating the fate of the Patriot Act lack his real-world experience and again made the case that the legislation should be renewed in its current form. The potential Republican presidential contender said on...
  • Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program

    President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone records. "This needs to get done," he told reporters in the Oval...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: How to fix an unfair presidential debate system

    WASHINGTON Fox News and CNN, which will broadcast the first two GOP presidential debates, have decided on a system for excluding candidates that could result in Donald Trump participating in those debates but current or former senators and governors being...
  • Red, red Nebraska moves to abolish the death penalty

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, May 26: By standard measures, Nebraska is a deeper shade of red politically than Texas. It's a place where Texas favorite son George W. Bush twice got a greater share of the...