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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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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • Incumbents keep their seats

    A Republican wave broke over the nation Tuesday, but it didn't reach Glendale or Burbank. Final results for the three races in the region showed Democrat incumbents waltzed back into office by nearly 2-1 margins. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) took 65% of...
  • Political Landscape: Huff plans to hold the line

    Last time a California governor asked voters for a tax increase, Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) offered his support. That won’t be the case this time. Huff, whose district includes the Montrose Shopping Park and parts of La Crescenta, said this week...
  • Putting the nation's interests first

    Now that the midterm elections are behind us, I want to thank my constituents for the continued opportunity to serve. I first ran for office because I wanted to ensure that the country we pass on to our children is even better and stronger than the...
  • Taking letter writer's memory to task

    Regarding Francis Adams' recent letter ("Glendalian is not in Kansas anymore," Nov. 11), first of all, us "no-brain Californians" actually fought off a Republican from buying the governorship for roughly $141 million of her own money. If you can...
  • Najarian is on the right side of 710 debate

    Regarding the Nov. 1 letter "710 extension would improve Glendale traffic," Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian is not doing a disservice to the city over which he presides. To the contrary, I believe he is acting in the best interests of all Glendalians,...
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: City needs to invest in safer driving

    The female pedestrian who was hit by a car on Brand Boulevard last week is a friend of mine. Her injuries were very serious and included a fractured pelvis and a broken elbow. I doubt that the driver's insurance company will accept "I didn't see her" as a...
  • Education Matters: Open your ears to the opposition

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • I'm Just Sayin': Why not let the people decide?

    On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown took a new direction in his budget fight. He released a video on YouTube asking us, the voters of California, to let him and our legislators know if we want the opportunity to vote on taxes in a special election. The vote in...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...