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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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  • GOP gavel fights: 11 House committee chairmanships in play

    WASHINGTON Almost every House member is on the stump this month, wrapping up re-election bids, with most cruising to new terms and a handful on both sides of the aisle scrambling to hang on to their jobs. But for a select few GOP lawmakers those...
  • In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2

    In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2
    Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive. "This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
  • GOP Senate would mean more clashes with Obama, little progress

    WASHINGTON It's Nov. 5 and jubilant Republicans have captured the Senate, giving the party control of both chambers of Congress for the last two years of Barack Obama's presidency. Now what? The power and agenda in the Senate would shift dramatically....
  • Small liberal arts colleges lack diversity

    Small liberal arts colleges lack diversity
    Our nation's top liberal arts colleges claim to be crafting the next generation of great writers, artists and scientists, but America has a great deal to worry about if those schools are crafting our future politicians, too. How do I know? I go to one...
  • House Republicans blast Obama administration's response to Ebola

    As the Obama administration works to calm public anxiety over Ebola, congressional Republicans took fresh aim Friday at its missteps in responding to the disease and its strategy for containing the virus. The hearing of the House Oversight and...
  • In a Republican takeover, which Mitch McConnell would lead the Senate?

    WASHINGTON Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has nearly within his grasp the job he's dreamed for decades of achieving, that of majority leader of the U.S. Senate. The Republicans appear likely to seize control of the Senate from the Democrats in the Nov. 4...
  • Democrat Michelle Nunn leads tight U.S. Senate race in Georgia: poll

    (Reuters) - Democrat Michelle Nunn has a narrow lead in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia, according to a poll released on Friday, ensuring the state's open seat will remain a key national focus as Democrats and Republicans fight for majority control of the...
  • Always up for a fight, McCain is GOP's top midterm cheerleader

    Always up for a fight, McCain is GOP's top midterm cheerleader
    There's John McCain in Kansas, stumping with his old colleague, Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, in an unexpectedly tough reelection fight against independent newcomer, Greg Orman. Next, McCain is spending a couple of days in Louisiana, rallying veterans...
  • Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

    Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego had a major disadvantage in seeking the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for November's midterm election: He's a Democrat. The views of the nation's largest business group are closely aligned with the Republican...
  • Hatchet job: Roger Stone's edgy takes on history and politics

    MIAMI Everything you know is wrong. At least when it comes to two of the most notorious chapters of 20th century American history the Kennedy assassination and Watergate. President John Kennedy was murdered not by Lee Harvey Oswald but a serial killer...
  • Florida candidates talk tough on oil drilling

    Florida candidates talk tough on oil drilling
    Scores of concerned Floridians from all parts of the state converged on Naples earlier this month to deliver samples of polluted water to Gov. Rick Scott's beachside mansion. Their fear: An oil rush in Florida, especially in the Everglades, and the...