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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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  • Jerry Brown for governor

    Forty years have passed since Californians first elected as their governor a very young and quirkily charismatic Jerry Brown. Back then, voters made a conscious break from the past, choosing a 36-year-old Democrat with floppy collars and a philosophical...
  • How the GOP's Obamacare alternative is designed to fail

    Evidently fed up with accusations that their "repeal and replace" plan for Obamacare has consisted of a whole lot of "repeal" and not even a tiny bit of "replace," Senate Republicans last week unveiled an actual, detailed healthcare reform proposal. The...
  • Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts

    Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts
    The Democrats' quest to regain their supermajority in the state Senate could be decided next month in an ethnically diverse section of Orange County and a large swath of farmland and rural towns about 300 miles away in the Central Valley. Those two...
  • Districts drawn to elect minorities may cost Democrats control of House

    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. Black residents of this small southeast Florida town like their congressman. Rep. Alcee Hastings looks like them. He understands them. "If the person has the same race as you, I think they care about you more. They understand where...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Editorial: Vote no on Amendment 3 on judicial appointments

    Editorial: Vote no on Amendment 3 on judicial appointments
    Two branches of government in Florida, led by the governor and the Legislature, have been in the hands of the same party for the past 15 years. Only the third branch, the nonpartisan judiciary, has occasionally stood in the way of either, when judges have...
  • Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

    Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats
    Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia. Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
  • The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate

    The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate
    Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat. We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...
  • Will Ebola fears spark international travel ban?

    Will Ebola fears spark international travel ban?
    Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry reversed himself Friday and endorsed a temporary ban on travel to the United States from the West African countries where there is an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. He joined a growing chorus of more than 70...
  • 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...