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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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  • Democrats, analysts see opening for minimum wage vote in 2015

    Democratic supporters of an increase in the federal minimum wage believe voter initiatives for wage boosts in several states can add momentum to the effort in Congress even if Republicans sweep next week's midterm elections. "If it comes up, it will...
  • Early votes are early warning for campaigns; 8 million already cast

    WASHINGTON A week before Election Day, more than 8 million people in some 30 states have already voted, a sort of early warning sign to the major parties of states where they're doing well and where they're already falling behind. Besides convenience...
  • Democrats Hope To Hold On In 21st House District; Republicans 'Energized' To Regain Seat

    Democrats Hope To Hold On In 21st House District; Republicans 'Energized' To Regain Seat
    Democrats are hoping to hold on to the 21st House District seat, where they've had years of success in the heavily Republican district. Meanwhile, Republicans are hoping to win the seat back. FARMINGTON — Democrats are hoping to hold on to the...
  • Science, politics face off in grudge match over Ebola rules

    Confused by the ins and outs of how the governors of New York and New Jersey are coping with the Ebola crisis? Relax, there is an answer, but in this midterm election year, it appears that politics is trumping science. As German social scientist Max...
  • Jonah Goldberg and the GOP's Harry Reid obsession

    Jonah Goldberg and the GOP's Harry Reid obsession
    Times columnist Jonah Goldberg swings his rhetorical hammer Tuesday at congressional dysfunction, arguing that polarization wasn't as big a problem as politicians' eagerness for self-protection. It's a good point, and his column is very much worth...
  • 'Chain Gang' Charlie seeks one more comeback

       Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie. The...
  • Chan Lowe: Newt Gingrich hangs on

    Chan Lowe: Newt Gingrich hangs on
    I hope Newt Gingrich stays in it until the bitter end. I wish Rick Santorum had, too—but he has his future in the party to think about. If you’re a political junkie, it’s hard not to thrill to that old newsreel footage of hot, hazy...
  • Florida getting love

    It seems like just yesterday that Florida was being shunned by the national Democratic Party like someone with real bad hygiene problems. No candidates. No political advertising. No delegates. Definitely no love. Now, just months later, we have received...
  • Christian right key to Republican performance in U.S. midterms

    SPRINGDALE Ark. (Reuters) - If Republicans win control of the Senate in the midterm elections they should say a prayer of thanks for Christian conservatives. Although they get little attention from candidates, white evangelical Christian voters are...
  • The new world of voter suppression

    A week from Tuesday, voters will choose an entirely new House of Representatives, a third of the U.S. Senate and the governors of 36 states. Lamentably, many qualified voters will stay home, some out of apathy or disillusionment but others because they...
  • Will turned-off Latinos turn out for Democrats?

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. Virginia Ortega could decide who wins Colorado's Senate election. A volunteer in a Catholic gift shop, she's worked all her life, picked cherries as a child, worked as a deli clerk and in food services at a jail. She cares deeply...