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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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  • 7 things to know about Rick Santorum

    7 things to know about Rick Santorum
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair,¬†was expected to announce he is¬†entering the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. Here are some key...
  • State Board of Education makeup revamped by Pence, lawmakers

    Two vocal critics of Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz will no longer serve on the State Board of Education under its revamped membership announced Wednesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence and GOP legislative leaders. Pence reappointed...
  • Rick Santorum's rise and fall in Pennsylvania

    Rick Santorum's rise and fall in Pennsylvania
    1. In 1990, Santorum defeated seven-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Doug Walgren, largely by blasting Walgren for spending most of his time living outside the district. Later, during Santorum's time in the Senate, that line of attack came back at him, when...
  • House Bill Reflects New Thinking on Juvenile Offenders

    The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a juvenile justice bill that codifies a new judicial branch policy designed to reduce the use of shackles on juvenile offenders. House Bill 7050 also would change the age at which offenders who are...
  • Cuba, Confederate flag and Marco Rubio: Rant

    Cuba, Confederate flag and Marco Rubio: Rant
    Millions of dollars for sports, money-pit trains and exaggerated business deals, but nothing for teachers, firefighters, police officers, roads, clean water, wildlife or veterans. Who's leading us where? Feeding school-age children during the summer...
  • 'Moral Monday' supporters to hold rally near Legislature

    Speakers addressed Medicaid expansion and environmental justice issues during a rally opposing policies originating from Republicans in charge of North Carolina government. People associated with the "Moral Monday" movement gathered Wednesday afternoon...
  • Senate takes up road funding; House approves special session

    With just four days left in South Carolina's regular legislative session, the Senate finally began debating a bill to fund road and bridge construction. Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler used a rare procedural motion to leapfrog a filibuster on a...
  • NY Assembly votes for universal health coverage

    The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and reduce...
  • Bond referenda on agenda as McCrory, Pope meet GOP lawmakers

    Gov. Pat McCrory pitched bond referenda once again Wednesday to fellow Republicans in charge of the General Assembly. McCrory went to a joint House-Senate GOP caucus meeting accompanied by former State Budget Director Art Pope. The meeting was not...
  • Budget committee approves long-term care changes

    Republicans who control the Legislature's budget committee adopted most of Gov. Scott Walker's plan Wednesday to expand the Family Care program and incorporate elements of the IRIS program into it, pushing aside pleas from minority Democrats and advocates...
  • Committee approves prevailing wage repeal bill

    Wisconsin's prevailing wage law, supported by the construction industry and opposed by conservative Republicans, would be repealed under a bill passed Wednesday by an Assembly labor committee. Gov. Scott Walker in a statement Wednesday said he would sign...