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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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  • 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...
  • Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals

    Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals
    Darrell Steinberg took the helm of the state Senate six years ago with the global economy in a meltdown that choked off tax revenue, causing the state budget deficit to balloon to $42 billion. It took Steinberg and other state leaders four years that...
  • Moraitis facing challenge from Herman

    Moraitis facing challenge from Herman
    Republican turned Democrat Scott Herman is challenging state Rep. George Moraitis for the Florida House District 93 seat. Moraitis, R-Fort Lauderdale, has held his seat since 2010. Herman, D-Oakland Park, ran for the House in 2012 as a Republican and...
  • Reject Amendment 3

    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...
  • Supposed War On Women Built On Mythical Menaces

    One of the wonders of this political moment is feminist contentment about the infantilization of women in the name of progressive politics. Government, encouraging academic administrations to micromanage campus sexual interactions, now assumes that,...
  • White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response

    With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead of the midterm...
  • 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...
  • Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races

     Spending by political parties and other interest groups in some of California's hottest congressional races continued to climb over the last week, in one case even surpassing what the candidates have raised for their campaigns.  The groups are not...
  • State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer

    State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer
    The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns. Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse in Hartford...
  • If the economy isn't as rosy as it should be, blame the GOP [Letter]

    If the economy isn't as rosy as it should be, blame the GOP [Letter]
    Commentator Peter Morici's recent column on President Barack Obama's job numbers is a real flight of fancy ("The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest," Oct. 7). They key line in the essay reads: "The president likes to blame Republicans...
  • Pat Roberts finds no place like home

    FORT SCOTT, Kan. Dozens of cows trumpeted in the pens out back as Sen. Pat Roberts made his pitch to attendees at a livestock market. "When we get a Republican majority, I'll be chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and we are gonna put the...