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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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  • Expectation of veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say

    After three years of futility, Republicans finally used their majorities in Pennsylvania's state House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the state's public employee retirement systems and privatizing...
  • NC legislators want Medicaid reform before expansion

    Despite a key win in the Supreme Court and pressure from liberal activists, North Carolina's legislative leaders said this past week that they have no plans to expand the state's Medicaid rolls through President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law....
  • Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds. Clinton addressed 850...
  • 5-time deportee's alleged role in San Francisco slaying sparks outrage

    5-time deportee's alleged role in San Francisco slaying sparks outrage
    A woman killed at a popular tourist spot in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant who had been deported numerous times and had a long criminal record, has sparked outrage both from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and the woman's family....
  • A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock

    Five candidates — three Republicans and two Democrats — are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off...
  • Trust a big issue in race to replace scandal-plagued Schock

     Trust a big issue in race to replace scandal-plagued Schock
    The latest fallout of Aaron Schock's inglorious descent from up-and-coming politician to the subject of a federal grand jury investigation takes place Tuesday, when central Illinois primary voters will decide the nominees who will vie to replace the...
  • Indiana's Medicaid experiment offers a conservative take on health reform

    Indiana's Medicaid experiment offers a conservative take on health reform
    Linda Joyner, at 64, just got health coverage. Uninsured for years, the former waitress signed up for Medicaid after Indiana expanded its program through the Affordable Care Act. But unlike millions of low-income Americans who've enrolled in the...
  • Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner

    Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner
    Long content to wield his power largely behind the scenes, House Speaker Michael Madigan has in recent weeks become the very public face of the Democratic majority at the statehouse in a budget standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that's engulfed...
  • Scott's vetoes make anger level rise

    Scott's vetoes make anger level rise
    Think of the line-item veto as a process of moving things from one list to another. With a stroke of his red pen, Gov. Rick Scott moves items from "The List of Things That Make People Happy" to "The List of Things that Make People Angry." With his...
  • A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck
    Missing an adjective: I left on my cluttered desk a four-letter word I meant to use in Thursday's column about Sheila Dixon wanting to be mayor again: weak. That best describes the half-hearted, five-years-too-late apology Dixon offered on WJZ-TV in May...
  • Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage

    Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage nationwide bubbled over into a war of words late Thursday between the state's legislative and executive branches. Over the week since...