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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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  • Christie says clerks with objections to same-sex marriage have duty to keep oath

    ASHLAND, N.H. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, on his first full day on the presidential campaign trail, said Wednesday that personal objections should not exempt government officials from issuing licenses for same-sex marriages. Public officials have a...
  • Absent Pa. House leaders still voted on school bill

    HARRISBURG— Leaders of Pennsylvania's House Republican majority are being recorded as "yes" votes on a key budget-related schools bill, even though they weren't in the House chamber for the vote. A House GOP spokesman said Wednesday that precedent...
  • Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push

    Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday defended her push for quick approval of a sales tax increase after commissioners unsuccessfully tried to slow it down and make her include it in the traditional fall budgeting process....
  • Ex-NY senator gets 7 years in prison for mayoral race plot

    Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison in a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Karas agreed with the defense that unlike...
  • President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

    President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
    After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. For...
  • Michigan senators spar over Juneteenth slavery resolution

    A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery is on hold because Republican leaders are uncomfortable with the language, spurring criticism from the measure's black sponsor that attempting to change...
  • New Mexico governor denounces Trump's comments

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez denounced GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexican immigrants and called his comments "horrible." After a news conference Wednesday on new state laws aimed at protecting abused children, the...
  • Wide environmental changes get initial NC Senate OK

    Senate Republicans on Wednesday backed off some provisions in their annual "regulatory reform" measure but retained several that critics say would damage water quality and discourage citizen lawsuits. On the Senate floor, GOP amendments deleting or...
  • Former US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids prison

    Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoided prison time Wednesday for felony election law violations, with a judge handing down a suspended sentence provided she successfully completes three years of probation. Bosworth, a...
  • Vos calls out fellow Republicans in Senate on budget

    Assembly Speaker Robin Vos called on Senate Republicans to publicly take a position on the type of changes to Wisconsin's prevailing wage law they're willing to support, saying Monday that his plan cutting eligible projects by 60 percent has the votes...
  • Wolf, GOP lawmakers make plans to resume talks after veto

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to restart budget talks after Wolf vetoed a Republican-crafted spending plan that every Democrat legislator voted against. As the state began the new fiscal year without even a partial...