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  1. Republican Bill Lee joining Tennessee governor's race

    Billingsgazette.com - U.S. 04.23 / 17:31 billingsgazette.com
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Franklin businessman Bill Lee says he's jumping into the Tennessee governor's r…
  2. PA Budget: House Republicans vs. The World

    Keystonepolitics.com - Politics 04.23 / 16:33 keystonepolitics.com
    Via Charles Thompson: Pennsylvania House Republicans abandoned the fragile state budget “framework” Saturday after members told caucus leaders they could not support the roughly…
  3. Republicans hope to avert shutdown, enter the week unclear on details

    Cw39.com - Houston 04.23 / 15:24 cw39.com
    WASHINGTON — House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government’s lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump’s priority to repeal and replace Obamacare. “I don’t think the budget’s fully baked yet. … But that will consume us next week,” one Republican member told CNN on Saturday. With the spending deadline…
  4. UC Berkeley College Republicans threaten to sue if Ann Coulter not allowed to speak

    LATimes-AutoRacing 04.23 / 15:16 latimes.com
    UC Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, said in letters sent Friday to UC…
  5. With Republicans facing growing public opposition, Cortez Masto greeted with cheers at town hall

    Archive.rgj.com - Nevada (NV) 04.23 / 12:00 archive.rgj.com
    Unlike Republican town halls, which have seen angry constituents shouting at lawmakers, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., was greeted with…
  6. Trump Obamacare Repeal Latest: Are House Republicans, Freedom Caucus Ready To Replace Affordable Care Act?

    IBTimes - Politics 04.23 / 11:13 ibtimes.com
    As House Republicans try to find common cause on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they may be ready to let states make the ultimate decision about whether to keep a key consumer provision in the federal health law that conservatives say is raising insurance…
  7. Republican Bill Lee announces run for governor of Tennessee

    Lee's announcement makes him the latest candidate to enter the…
  8. Republican Bill Lee announces run for governor of Tennessee

    Tennessean.com - Politics 04.23 / 09:46 tennessean.com
    Lee's announcement makes him the latest candidate to enter the…
  9. Among Republican Latinas, Support for Donald Trump is Split

    Latindispatch.com - Latin America 04.23 / 09:36 latindispatch.com
    NEW YORK — As voters hit the polls today, presidential frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their last appeals to voters in an effort to win the race for the White House. While the Democratic and Republican nominees have been courting the Latino vote in battleground states like Florida, which has already reported... Continue r…
  10. Republican Bill Lee announces run for governor of Tennessee

    Dnj.com - Local 04.23 / 09:24 www.dnj.com
    Lee's announcement makes him the latest candidate to enter the…
  11. Republican Students Threaten To Sue UC If Coulter Doesn’t Speak On April 27

    The UC at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next…
  12. House Republicans Enhance Transportation Safety For Tennessee Students

    Monday evening, House lawmakers unanimously approved legislation designed to enhance safety and create more oversight of school bus transportation for Tennessee students. As passed, House Bill 322 requires all school districts, including charter schools, to appoint a transportation supervisor to monitor and oversee student transportation. This supervisor must receive annual training developed from the Tennessee…
  13. Washington County Republicans elect new leadership

    StgeorgeUT.com-UT 04.23 / 03:18 www.stgeorgeutah.com
    HURRICANE – The Washington County Republican Party met at the county fairgrounds Saturday morning to elect a new party chair and vice chair, as well as other party positions during its organizing convention. Area banker, pastor and former Washington County Commission candidate Jimi Kestin won the majority vote to serve as the new party chair. […
  14. Republican candidate has lead in fundraising for SC’s 5th District special election

    Fortmilltimes.com-SC 04.23 / 01:17 www.fortmilltimes.com
    A Republican former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives and a Democratic former Goldman Sachs senior adviser have raised the most money so far in the race to … Click to Continue…
  15. Confirmed: Republicans were $1 billion short on school funding

    Crosscut.com - Education & Family 04.23 / 00:21 crosscut.com
    Republican state senators knew all along they’d have to come up with some extra money to pay for education, but now it looks like they’ll be needing a bit more of it. After an unusual back-and-forth over how to measure … Continue reading …
  16. Junot Diaz Called 'Antidominicano' By Dominican Republican Consul In NYC; Acclaimed Writer's Order Of Merit Award Revoke

    Ibtimes.com - Books 04.23 / 00:19 ibtimes.com
    The Dominican Republic may not be able to strip celebrated writer Junot Díaz of his Pulitzer Prize for literature or any of the other literary accolades he’s received over his career. But Díaz’ native country has revoked the Order of Merit awarded to him in 2009, reportedly over an accusation that he is “antido…
  17. Current Utah County Republican chair will face two challengers at organizing convention

    Heraldextra.com-UT 04.23 / 00:15 www.heraldextra.com
    Utah County Republican Chair Craig Frank is facing some competition for the seat at the party's organizing convention come April…
  18. Democrats, Republicans try to make local elections ‘D’s-vs.-R’s’; it’s not that easy

    Star-Telegram - Local 04.22 / 23:07 star-telegram.com
    For the first time, both Democrats and Republicans are trying to put party labels on the nonpartisan May elections. Neither got it right. On the weekend before voting begins Monday … Click to Continue…
  19. Legislature Adjourns; Republicans Call Session Historic

    Iowapublicradio.org - Iowa (IA) 04.22 / 22:13 iowapublicradio.org
    After working through the night, the Iowa legislature wrapped up their 2017 legislative session, what some are calling historic for the sheer number of Republican initiatives approved. The majority party left a few major priorities undone with promises to take them up next year. With Republicans in charge of both chambers and the governor’s office for the first time in nearly 20 years, the way was cleared for major initiatives to take flight. “We will very likely look back on this session a…
  20. Republicans hope to avert shutdown, enter the week unclear on details

    Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 04.22 / 22:10 gantdaily.com
    House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government’s lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump’s priority to repeal and replace Obamacare. “I don’t think the budget’s fully baked yet. … But that will…