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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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  • Why Republicans must win the Senate in 2014

    If next month produces a big Republican year, with the GOP gaining control of the Senate and expanding its majority in the House, it will say little or nothing about 2016, when a presidential electorate and a very different Senate class combine to...
  • North Carolina: The GOP's expensive gamble

    WASHINGTON The National Republican Senatorial Committee has plans to pour another $6 million into the North Carolina race already the most expensive this cycle, and a contest that hasn't shaped up the way the GOP had hoped. Republicans need a net gain of...
  • Republican Angel Fernandez Runs In Middletown's 100th House District

    Republican Angel Fernandez Runs In Middletown's 100th House District
    MIDDLETOWN — Republican candidate for state representative Angel Fernandez, until recently an unknown in local politics, said his deep military and business experience make him an ideal candidate to swipe a seat from Democrats this November....
  • The Connie Morella effect [Commentary]

    The Connie Morella effect [Commentary]
    The tighter the Maryland governor's race becomes, the more I think about Connie Morella. For those who moved recently to the state, Ms. Morella is the former moderate Republican congresswoman from Maryland's 8th District. For eight terms she held that...
  • Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]

    Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]
    "[O]ne man appears to be a more eligible dispenser of the mercy of government, than a body of men." — Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 74 Every politician wants a legacy — an issue or institution that evolves far beyond the official's...
  • Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account

    Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account
    It's disappointing and scary that the state Democratic Party wants to undo a hard-won clean-election reform. This has to cause Connecticut voters to wonder why they're paying for state elections if public financing can't keep state contractor and...
  • NSU analyst says making it tougher for some voters could decide control of U.S. Senate.

    NSU analyst says making it tougher for some voters could decide control of U.S. Senate.
    The laws tightening voter eligibility passed in recent years in Republican-controlled states could determine which party controls the U.S. Senate after the November elections. That's the assessment from Charles Zelden, a professor of history and legal...
  • 'Contract with America' set high-water mark for GOP unity

    WASHINGTON Former Majority Whip Tom DeLay or "The Hammer," as he was known in his leadership days recently called the Republican Class of 1994 "the greatest freshman class ... to walk into the House of Representatives." Newt Gingrich, who won the...
  • The 5 big questions on Senate race spending

    WASHINGTON The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's decision Wednesday to drop $1 million into South Dakota, a race previously written off as a Republican win, was just the latest shakeup of the Senate landscape this week. On Tuesday, the...
  • Prominent challenger turns Colorado Senate race into a nail-biter

    DENVER (Reuters) - What was once a "fly-over" Senate race in Colorado has become one of the nation's most closely watched contests, with a young Republican congressman who is leaving a safe seat in the U.S. House fiercely attacking Democratic incumbent...
  • Ellyn Bogdanoff talks about rematch with Maria Sachs

    Ellyn Bogdanoff talks about rematch with Maria Sachs
    Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, is battling in perhaps the highest-profile legislative race of the year as she seeks to unseat Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach. The Senate District 34 campaign is a rematch of a 2012 race won by...