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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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  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • Black disappointment with Obama threatens Democrats

    MIAMI Black voters' disappointment with President Barack Obama, who they so eagerly embraced for so many years, could be costly on Election Day to Democrats, who badly need a big African-American turnout to win Senate and gubernatorial races in key...
  • S. Carolina House Speaker Harrell pleads guilty to misconduct in office, resigns

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Bobby Harrell, speaker of the South Carolina House since 2005, pleaded guilty to six counts of use of campaign funds for personal expenses on Thursday morning and has agreed to resign immediately from his House seat. In a plea hearing at...
  • Ted Cruz welcomed by some Senate candidates, shunned by others

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz will spend Saturday in Georgia pitching voters on David Perdue. That will bring to three the number of Senate nominees the Texas tea partier has clasped hands with this fall. Republican hopes to reclaim the Senate hinge on...
  • Mary Landrieu, Republicans gear up for two-part Louisiana Senate fight

    Ask Cajun food caterer Greg Latiolais how he plans to vote in Louisiana's too-close-to-call Senate race and his answer leads to another question: Which time? The disgruntled Democrat from the state's crawfish capital plans to cast his ballot Nov. 4...
  • Durbin, Oberweis clash on immigration, health care in debate

    Durbin, Oberweis clash on immigration, health care in debate
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis sparred Wednesday night in their first meeting on a formal debate stage, with the rivals arguing over whether the incumbent's experience is an asset or a liability. Republican state Sen. Oberweis, 68,...
  • Neither party can claim they own Hispanic vote

    Neither party can claim they own Hispanic vote
    A decade ago, Cuban-Americans were the most important voting block in Florida, and by an overwhelming majority they voted for Republican candidates. That is no more. Puerto Ricans, many of who live around the I-4 corridor that goes from Tampa through...
  • Less-funded controller's race is where the real money is

    Less-funded controller's race is where the real money is
    Who could have imagined? The California controller contest is more intriguing than the slow-motion race for governor. Gov. Jerry Brown isn't really campaigning, and he's jogging far ahead of Republican Neel Kashkari, even if the Democrat's lead has been...
  • Senate races 2014: Why Michigan never became Iowa

    WASHINGTON Earlier this cycle, Republicans viewed the Michigan Senate race as a potential pick-up opportunity, much like the seat in Iowa. But it didn't turn out that way not even close. Both Iowa and Michigan featured open-seat races. In these states,...
  • A practical approach

    4th Congressional District Republican Rep. Randy Forbes faces Democrat Elliott Fausz and Libertarian Bo Brown for the seat in the 4th District. Mr. Brown, a resident of Chesterfield County, is making his first bid for this elected office. Espousing an...
  • Politicians agree: They aren't scientists

    When an editorial board recently asked Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about climate change, he said he wasn't a scientist. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott, both Republicans, have said the same thing. New York Gov. Andrew...