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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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  • New Kansas rules would limit spending of welfare benefits

    A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items. More than 20 other states have such lists. But the one...
  • Rancor worsens over attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch

    Rancor worsens over attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch
    The 5-month-old partisan battle over the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general got even nastier Thursday, as the White House traded unpleasantries with a key Republican senator and a leading Democrat threatened to try to force a vote. Lynch...
  • Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed

    Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed
    The Bible usually unites Republicans in conservative Tennessee, but lately it is proving to be — as an epistle writer put it — more powerful and sharper than a double-edged sword. Legislators here are deeply divided over a proposal to make...
  • Marco Rubio: New face -- with old ideas

    You must admit, it is amusing. One of the biggest complaints we've heard from Republicans about Barack Obama is: Boy, were we wrong to elect a first-term senator as president. We'll never make that mistake again! Now look at Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco...
  • When the Virginia General Assembly wraps up, let the fundraising begin

    When the Virginia General Assembly wraps up, let the fundraising begin
    The money season in Virginia politics got underway last month with the end to the state's legislative session, and the close of the state's in-session fundraising ban. And after Wednesday's deadline to file campaign finance forms with the state Board of...
  • Carly Fiorina calls 2010 Senate race a model for presidential run

    Carly Fiorina calls 2010 Senate race a model for presidential run
    Carly Fiorina pointed to an unlikely inspiration for her potential bid for the presidency: her unsuccessful 2010 campaign to represent California in the U.S. Senate. The former Hewlett-Packard chief executive lost that election by 10 percentage points...
  • Nuclear Iran: Deal or no deal?: Front Burner

    Nuclear Iran: Deal or no deal?: Front Burner
    It's not often these days that Republicans and Democrats in Congress see eye-to-eye. So it was striking this week when Senate Foreign Relations Committee members unanimously agreed to give Congress a vote on whether to lift sanctions against Iran as...
  • NC evangelist Graham could be immortalized inside US Capitol

    A proposal to honor North Carolina favorite son Rev. Billy Graham with a statue in Washington won state House approval Thursday, but not without complaints from Democrats about the process and counter-claims from Republicans that critics had something...
  • Indiana House sends construction wage law repeal to governor

    Conservative groups and Gov. Mike Pence gained a victory Thursday with final legislative approval for a bill repealing Indiana's law for setting wages on public construction projects. The Indiana House voted 54-40 in favor of the repeal, even with 13...
  • Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

    State lawmakers on Thursday approved Tennessee's $33.8 billion annual spending plan after rejecting Democrats' attempts to add a provision to authorize Medicaid expansion that had been twice defeated earlier in the year. The House voted 80-12 in favor of...
  • Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'

    Jeb Bush: Campaign decision 'in relatively short order'
    Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. The former Florida governor is going to New Hampshire to attend events called Politics and Pies in Concord on...