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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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  • Record Campaign Finance Awards Handed Out

    Record Campaign Finance Awards Handed Out
    HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut's taxpayer-funded election system. According to records from the State...
  • Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy

     Durbin working levers of power, not taking it easy
    Sen. Dick Durbin has won his last 10 races for the U.S. Senate and House, and the Democrat is way ahead in the polls this time. But he says he's running hard for re-election, and he cites a Republican as one of the reasons. No, not opponent Jim...
  • Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin

     Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin
    When an audience member at a recent City Club of Chicago luncheon asked state Sen. Jim Oberweis if he planned to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a fellow Republican, in 2016, the question drew nervous laughter from the crowd. Oberweis, who is...
  • Early voting urged as candidates speak up

    Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election started Monday and ends Nov. 2. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The only early voting site in the city of Boca Raton is the old library building at 200 NW Boca Raton Blvd. The building sits on the...
  • Arkansas Democrats look to ex-President Clinton as early voting starts

    LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made a renewed push in his home state of Arkansas to boost Democrats in tight local races that also have major national implications as early voting started on Monday in the state. The...
  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa

    Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa
    President Barack Obama authorized calling up military reservists for the U.S. fight against Ebola in West Africa on Thursday, as lawmakers criticized his administration's efforts to contain the disease at home. Obama's move came after lawmakers held a...
  • Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts

    Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has a huge cash advantage over Mark Greenberg, her Republican challenger, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Esty, a freshman representing Connecticut's 5th District inCongress, had $923,010 on hand as of...
  • Challengers' record key in House District 29 race

    Challengers' record key in House District 29 race
    The two candidates running in Florida House District 29 both like to talk about the record of the challenger to make their cases. The challenger is Republican former state Rep. Scott Plakon, who said he passed 16 bills while he was serving as District...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Obama Coming To Fire Up The Base

    Obama Coming To Fire Up The Base
    With his poll ratings down nationally, President Barack Obama has avoided the campaign trail this fall in some states. But not Connecticut. He is back again for the second time in a week – campaigning at a rally Wednesday night for Gov. Dannel...