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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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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • Mayo: Sorting out election night winners and losers

    Sorting out Tuesday's election results in Broward and Palm Beach County:   Winner: Charlie Crist. It doesn't matter what party label he wears or how he flip-flops … uh, evolves on key issues — Crist is living proof of the power of...
  • Amid the spin, some election lessons

    Amid the spin, some election lessons
    The spinning was faster than a carnival Tilt-A-Whirl on Wednesday, as political operatives attempted to depict the results of voting in primary elections in a way that would benefit their candidates. To Democrats, Charlie Crist won a huge victory that...
  • A gerrymandering (of a kind) at Rep. Rigell's Denbigh Town Meeting

    Several dozen people at today's Denbigh Warwick Business Association meet-and-greet got a vivid demonstration of gerrymandering today, courtesy of Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach. They'd grabbed tables on either side of a Denbigh Community Center...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Paul Ryan puts policy ahead of politics

    Among prospective Republican presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan is unique. He puts policy ahead of politics. That's not to say the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee doesn't have a good ear for what plays in GOP politics. But he made clear in...
  • Ann McFeatters: Export-Import Bank fight not exactly a battle royal

    WASHINGTON The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elections, which Republicans hope will mean they take over the Senate and smite President Barack Obama even harder. And, so, we wonder, what is impassioning...
  • In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

    DALLAS (Reuters) - When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning...
  • The skulduggery of ousting Illinois candidates

    The skulduggery of ousting Illinois candidates
    We know, we know: Politics ain't beanbag. But politics doesn't have to be rotten and nefarious either. Yet oodles of people who run for office in this state will tell you of strong-arm tactics they endured, sometimes from their own party, to get their...
  • Primary voters make Crist-Scott battle official

    Primary voters make Crist-Scott battle official
    TALLAHASSEE — Charlie Crist's transformation from Republican governor to Democratic nominee was cemented Tuesday as he easily cruised to the nomination for his old job by his new party. Now voters and donors will be bracing themselves as Crist and...
  • Bipartisanship in Washington long overdue

    When are Fox News and the Republican Party going to realize that President Obama won the election? He did not win by 1,000, 100,000 or 500,000 votes. He won by millions of votes. That is why the Republicans should try to work with the president instead...
  • Republicans Turn to Games to 'Win Back Senate'

    The Republican party is taking a page from Hollywood's marketing playbook and created a free-to-play videogame to promote its candidates. While online games have been used to promote films and TV shows, the National Republican Senatorial Committee has...
  • Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

    WASHINGTON The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs. The most recent...