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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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  • Economy is winning midterms for Republican Party

    Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy where the actual data look good, though public perception remains sour is moving in their favor. Republican strategists say a series of surveys,...
  • With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues

    With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat. Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
  • A fair-minded pundit falls into a right-wing trap on Social Security

    New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait is usually a judicious and perceptive analyst of the intersection between politics and economics. So it's disappointing to see him blindly falling in step with a conservative attack on Social Security. Chait's error is...
  • Plakon fundraiser drawing Seminole GOP brass

    Plakon fundraiser drawing Seminole GOP brass
    Scott Plakon's bid for the Florida House of Represntatives is about to line up most of the top Republican brass in Seminole County to host a fundraiser next week. The fundraiser will be held at the home of Republican fundraisers Louis and Sehba...
  • Judge reviews congressional maps in Florida gerrymandering case

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge held a hearing on Wednesday to review new congressional maps drawn by the legislature in a lawsuit over gerrymandering by Republican leaders, raising the possibility of election delays in some races. Circuit...
  • Republicans see Senate chances bolstered by primary results

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans counting on an unpopular president and a favorable electoral landscape to help them win control of the U.S. Senate could have another asset this year - stronger candidates who are less likely to say embarrassing things....
  • Perry prosecution looks like politics

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Monday, Aug. 18: Alan Dershowitz, the much-respected Harvard law professor, does not particularly care for conservative Republicans like Rick Perry. But that did not stop him from coming...
  • New Hampshire Republican staffer in chicken suit runs afoul of law

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - Feathers are flying in New Hampshire following the arrest of a state Republican party staffer who dressed in a chicken suit and allegedly disrupted a parade that featured two prominent Democratic politicians. Michael Zona, 23,...
  • Lawmakers threaten Ex-Im Bank subpoena in oversight rebuff

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew...
  • Charlie Crist establishes beachhead in southwest Palm Beach County

    Charlie Crist establishes beachhead in southwest Palm Beach County
    Never mind that he’s not yet their nominee. A large contingent of Palm Beach County political leaders turned out Tuesday to help Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist launch his campaign effort against Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The...
  • Gov. Brown says drought concerns helped build support for water bond

     An annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday gave Gov. Jerry Brown an opportunity for a victory lap on the new plan for a California water bond, which was approved by the Legislature last week. "It's pretty extraordinary," he said while...