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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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  • Richard Blumenthal: Popular and ready

     
    by Mark Silva At least one of the turnovers in Democratic ranks this year is unlikely to upset the party's balance of power: With Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut announcing that he will retire after five terms, a popular potential......
  • McCain vs. Obama's 'Left-wing crusade'

     
    by Mark Silva John McCain has run against Barack Obama before. He's running against him again. With campaign radio ads billing the five-term Republican senator as "Arizona's last line of defense,'' the GOP's nominee for president in 2008 is attempting.......
  • Salazar stays at Interior, no home run

     
    by Mark Silva The announcement by Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter this week that he will not seek reelection created a choice opening for the state's Democrats -- not to mention a choice new target for the state's Republicans. There's one,......
  • 9/11 Comm. leader: 'Flaws' need fixing

     
    by Mark Silva Lee Hamilton, vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission that spawned a new organization for U.S. intelligence-gathering, says the failure to detect a known threat boarding a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day with explosives is a sign of......
  • Michael Steele to critics: 'Shut up'

     
    by Mark Silva It's been a rough week for Michael Steele. First the Republican National Commitee chairman, flouting the tabu of never revealing the ending of a plot in a good movie review, conceded that his party will not retake......
  • Reid's Obama apology: Post-racial land?

     
    by Mark Silva, on Saturday, updated noon EST Sunday We suppose it's sadly inevitable, in the land that is not quite post-racial America, that we're learning, in retrospect, about how some of the white powers of the nation viewed the......
  • Obama: Health care, decade of promise

     
    by Mark Silva The health-care overhaul which Congress is "on the verge of passing'' will be part of a new decade of economic promise, President Barack Obama maintains. The Republians are focusing on something else today, the trial of detentention......
  • Sarah Palin: FOX News contributor

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Sarah Palin has contributed to civic service in Wasilla, Alaska, the ex-mayor has contributed service to the state of Alaska, and now the ex-governor will be contributing something to the nation's No. 1-rated cable news......
  • Sharpton: Reid, Lott no comparison

     
    by Mark Silva The Rev. Al Sharpton, among those who received apologetic telephone calls from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday night, sees a big difference between what Reid once said about President Barack Obama and the comments that......
  • Local legislators send wrong message on ethics

     
    Our local legislative delegation blew it last week. Instead of sending a strong message about ethics and corruption, they decided to mind their political manners. So instead of voting to move forward with local bills that would have helped the......
  • Bubba Nation: Obama's ticket to Chicago?

     
    by Mark Silva Our old friend, Dave "Mudcat'' Saunders, weighs in from "Bubba Nation'' today with a report about why President Barack Obama may be having trouble, politically speaking, in the boonies. It's a matter of "cultural economic populism,''...