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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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  • Obama's midterm loss record could make history

    President Barack Obama is about to do what no president has done in the past 50 years: have two horrible, terrible, awful midterm elections in a row. In fact, Obama is likely to have the worst midterm numbers of any two-term president going back to...
  • North Carolina campaigns prepare for potential recount

    The competitive North Carolina Senate race will cost more than $100 million by Election Day, and that price tag could climb further as both parties prepare to spend even more if the race becomes too close to call. The campaigns for both Sen. Kay Hagan,...
  • Polling the pollsters in the Senate race

    When pollsters results vary it’s worth a glance at who they’re polling. ¬† So let’s look at three recent ¬†polls about the U.S. Senate race: Today’s from Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center, the latest from...
  • For Rauner and GOP, magic number in Illinois House is 1

    For Rauner and GOP, magic number in Illinois House is 1
    There are 118 Illinois House seats on the ballot Tuesday, but for Republicans, the magic number is one. The GOP knows it's highly unlikely it will catch a tidal wave and sweep Speaker Michael Madigan out of power. But all the House Republicans need to...
  • Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far

    Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far
    The mayor of this town is young, telegenic and smart. And she has — please forgive me for using this phrase — gone a little bit rogue. Republican Ashley Swearengin has bucked her party on California's high-speed rail (she supports it). She has...
  • Hillary Clinton rallies for Brown

    Hillary Clinton rallies for Brown
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Maryland on Thursday to praise the record of the O'Malley administration and urge young voters to turn out for Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. At a rally on the University of Maryland in College Park,...
  • 'Wistful' Obama launches last-gasp campaigning for elections

    PORTLAND Me. (Reuters) - Wistful about fighting his last campaign, President Barack Obama touted a burst of U.S. economic growth on Thursday to try to limit Democratic losses in next week's elections, in a speech at one of the few voter rallies he is...
  • McConnell widens lead over Grimes in final Bluegrass Poll

    LEXINGTON, Ky. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has opened up a 5-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well-positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday's election....
  • Crucial Iowa Senate race tied; Romney, Clinton lead for 2016: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/...
  • Top priority for lame-duck Senate: Vote on Obama nominations

    WASHINGTON State Department officials and Washington's diplomatic community are pressing the Senate to address a backlog of ambassadorial nominations during Congress' post-election lame-duck session. They fear that if the Republicans win control of the...
  • Smile! Things are not as bad as they seem

    It's the strangest out-of-body experience I ever had. About 10 years ago, while browsing in a San Francisco bookstore, I picked up a book of quotations. Routinely turning to the index, I was startled to find a quote -- from me! "Things aren't as bad as...