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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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  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...
  • Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge

    Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge
    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by...
  • Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state

    Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state
    Dan Patrick is a political dirt-digger's dream, a candidate with a history of incendiary comments, a bankruptcy and two hospitalizations for mental health issues, one after an attempted suicide. He is also poised to become lieutenant governor of Texas...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward

    Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward
    Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott are blanketing Broward County, in a last-ditch effort to get their supporters to vote early. Crist showed up at Century Village on Thursday to get the vote out, but it appeared the vote had already been gotten. "How...
  • The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul

    The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul
    Rand Paul, the heretofore libertarian senator from Kentucky, gave a foreign policy speech to Republican grandees in New York last week with a clear message: I'm not an isolationist like my dad. The senator's peppery father, the thoroughly libertarian...
  • Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis

    Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin enters the final days of his campaign for a fourth term holding a substantial advantage over Republican challenger Jim Oberweis, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found Oberweis, a first-term state senator...
  • GOP gavel fights: 11 House committee chairmanships in play

    WASHINGTON Almost every House member is on the stump this month, wrapping up re-election bids, with most cruising to new terms and a handful on both sides of the aisle scrambling to hang on to their jobs. But for a select few GOP lawmakers those...
  • Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?

    Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?
    Last Tuesday night, I was picking up tickets at the will call window. Bill Curry (yes, yes, I know) was next to me, yakking about the latest gubernatorial debate, and the woman in front of us in line whirled around and, demonstrably angry, said she...
  • Small liberal arts colleges lack diversity

    Small liberal arts colleges lack diversity
    Our nation's top liberal arts colleges claim to be crafting the next generation of great writers, artists and scientists, but America has a great deal to worry about if those schools are crafting our future politicians, too. How do I know? I go to one...
  • House Republicans blast Obama administration's response to Ebola

    As the Obama administration works to calm public anxiety over Ebola, congressional Republicans took fresh aim Friday at its missteps in responding to the disease and its strategy for containing the virus. The hearing of the House Oversight and...