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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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  • Experts: Don't expect upsets

    As voters prepare to head to the polls for Tuesday's primary election, Crescenta-Cañada political watchdogs are predicting few surprises in local races. La Cañada resident and state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino is running unopposed for the Democratic...
  • Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat

    Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat
    Democrat Mike Gatto won a commanding victory in the special election for the 43rd Assembly District seat Tuesday, defeating his Republican opponent by a nearly 20% margin. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Gatto received 20,870 votes, or 58.7%,...
  • Ramani holds out for final count

    Ramani holds out for final count
    Sunder Ramani on Thursday refused to concede the special election for the 43rd Assembly District to Democrat Mike Gatto, even after elections officials said the total number of uncounted ballots was less than the 6,155-vote gap between the two men. On...
  • Schiff runs for triathlon

    By Bill Kisliuk When Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) runs, it normally takes months of hand-shaking and many hundreds of thousands of dollars before he crosses the finish line. On June 20, the congressman representing Glendale and most of Burbank completed...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Sickening display of benefits for the rich

    I am sure that I have this straight — the Republicans in Congress held the extension of unemployment benefits hostage until President Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the infamous deficit-blossoming Bush tax cuts. In other words, in order to...
  • House adjourns without genocide resolution vote

    Despite a last-minute push from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and others, Congress adjourned for the year on Wednesday without voting on a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide — a blow to proponents who will now have to contend with a much...
  • Political Landscape: New chair for entertainment industry caucus

    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) will succeed Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles) as the chair of the Congressional Entertainment Industries Caucus in the 112th Congress, which convenes in January. The Entertainment Industries Caucus was established...
  • Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

    Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system
    WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system. The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
  • In Theory: What is our obligation to help the poor?

    Several Republican congressmen have come under fire for quoting the Bible as justification for cutting nutritional assistance to America's poor. Congress has moved to slash more than $4 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP...
  • Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters

    Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters
    More than 200 people on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the state Republican Party headquarters in Burbank to demand that the U.S. House of Representatives take up a package of immigration reform measures recently passed in the Senate. "The ball is...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...