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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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  • Jeb Bush and taxes -- ready my lips, part II

    Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL.) is thinking seriously about running for president in 2016, according to his son, George P. Bush. According to Commentary magazine, Jeb Bush had an impressive record as governor, including tax reductions totaling $20 billion. Given...
  • War for women intensifies in campaign's final days

    BOULDER, Colo. The war for women is raging in campaigns across the country in these last days before Tuesday's midterm elections, and though Democrats have comfortable leads in most key races, the margins aren't as comfortable as they'd like or need....
  • How does campaign financing affect polarization?

    WASHINGTON An interesting debate is swirling around next Tuesday's midterm elections for Congress. It involves the extent to which the sources, amounts and uses of campaign contributions will affect not only the outcomes of various hotly contested races...
  • Obama heads to Maine to campaign for Democrat running for governor

    Obama heads to Maine to campaign for Democrat running for governor
    President Obama, who hopes to boost the fortunes of Democratic gubernatorial candidates in some states he carried in 2012, traveled to Maine on Thursday for Mike Michaud, who is in a close three-way race. The visit came at what could be a turning...
  • Unseating Hartford's House Delegation A Tough Task

     Unseating Hartford's House Delegation A Tough Task
    HARTFORD — The four candidates trying to unseat state representatives from the city's delegation face a tough task. Three of them are competing against well entrenched incumbents. Two are Republicans vying for seats in heavily Democratic...
  • Rainbow revolution: US welcoming gay marriage, changing politics

    WASHINGTON It would have been unimaginable even a couple of years ago. The most powerful Republican in Washington flew to San Diego this month to help raise money for an openly gay candidate for the House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy

    Judge Grants Democrats' Motion To Dismiss GOP Lawsuit Seeking To Block Use Of Federal Campaign Funds For Malloy
    A Superior Court judge has granted Democrats' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign funds to support re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. “...
  • Republican Challenger In 19th House District Putting Up A Fight

    Republican Challenger In 19th House District Putting Up A Fight
    Democrat Brian Becker cruised to victory against a self-identified "placeholder" candidate in 2012, but Republican Mark Zydanowicz has been fighting to prevent Becker from earning a third term. Democrat Brian Becker cruised to victory against a self-...
  • Races to watch: Three congressional showdowns

    — When election results roll in Tuesday evening, Florida may be the big swing state that bucks a Republican trend. Florida Democrats are swimming against a Republican tide nationwide during this year's elections, which likely will put the GOP in...
  • With selfies and listicles, U.S. politicians go vote-hunting on social media

    From viral videos to selfies, listicles and "throwback Thursday" photos, candidates in the Nov. 4 midterm elections are leaving no social media stone unturned. Where a 2010 gubernatorial or congressional campaign could proudly claim an active presence on...
  • Cal Thomas: Jeb shouldn't even think about tax increases

    Cal Thomas: Jeb shouldn't even think about tax increases
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is thinking seriously about running for president in 2016, according to his son, George P. Bush. According to Commentary magazine, Jeb Bush had an impressive record as governor, including tax reductions totaling $20 billion....