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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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  • Sarah Palin gets hit on and often

     
    by Frank James All right, I admit it. I'm shamelessly putting up a Gov. Sarah Palin posting because the mere mention of her name at the top of a posting is good for driving up traffic, something we've noticed plenty......
  • Georgia Senate race's old GOP playbook

     
    by Frank James The Republican strategists trying to get Sen. Saxby Chambliss re-elected appear to have decided that in Georgia anxiety over crime trumps anxiety over the economy. That's one conclusion to draw from an ad that the National Republican......
  • Senate: Andrew, pro and con

     
    Jacob Gershman, in a fine article at TNR, lays out the case for Andrew Cuomo as the strongest candidate to replace Hillary Clinton, if her assumed ascent to State occurs. He avoids the silly claim that Paterson will name......
  • Chambliss wins Georgia Senate runoff

     
    by James Oliphant and Richard Fausset The Democrats' dream of an overpowering, filibuster-proof majority in the U.S. Senate is officially on ice. Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss Tuesday held on to his Georgia Senate seat, fending off a challenge from...
  • After phone tag, Rep. King talks security with Obama

     
    Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) relates what can safely be called an unusual holiday-season experience: A bit of phone-tag with President-elect Barack Obama. Here are the essentials: He was in the city with his wife and four-year-old grandson at Lord......
  • Long-weekend catchup: From Margiotta to Mike

     
    Legendary Long Island Republican boss Joseph Margiotta (right) passed away at 81.Coverage from Newsday's Sunday spread here and here. President-elect Barack Obama has scheduled a big press conference for tomorrow where he is expected to name Hillary...
  • Video: Using the Senate seat as shark chum?

     
    We argued last week that Paterson might want to pick a relatively weak candidate for the Senate seat, in hopes that the GOP would focus resources on that race rather than his own effort to hold on to the governorship......
  • Obama a no-show in Georgia Senate race

     
    Tribune Correspondent James Oliphant spent last week in Georgia, covering the U.S. Senate runoff between Republican Saxby Chambliss and Democrat Jim Martin. The race could determine the success of the Democratic legislative agenda. Here is his report:...
  • Jeanette Messina, an Islip GOP force, dies at 69

     
    Jeanette Messina, 69, a major behind-the-scenes power in the Islip Republican Party and Islip town government for almost two decades, died early today after nine-month illness. Messina, of Holbrook was Islip Republican vice chairwoman at the time of her...
  • Rep. Jefferson beaten in Louisiana

     
    Republican Anh 'Joseph' Cao holds daughter Betsy, 4, at his victory party after defeating Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., for the 4th Congressional District in New Orleans Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) by Frank James In something of......
  • ABC shows unused Rev. Wright ad

     
    by James Oliphant ABC's Brian Ross has gotten a hold of a campaign ad that Sen. John McCain refused to air that involves the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President-elect Barack Obama's former pastor. As McCain's prospects turned increasingly bleak prior......