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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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  • Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response after fourth case emerges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans with an eye on next month's congressional elections ratcheted up their criticism of President Barack Obama's response to Ebola on Friday after the emergence of a fourth U.S. case heightened public anxiety about the...
  • Madonna and Young: A tie in the U.S. Senate could happen

    Think things can't get any worse with the approval rating of Congress polling as low as a 7 percent while national problems pile up and an increasingly dysfunctional House and Senate continue to set new records for sheer futility? If so, you would be...
  • Comcast boosts lobbying effort with Washington hire

    PHILADELPHIA Boosting its lobbying muscle, Comcast Corp. has hired Washington insider Mitch Rose to head its NBCUniversal government affairs department, the cable company said Friday. Rose, a former aide to the chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce...
  • Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'

    Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'
    Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values. Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...
  • GOP Senate would mean more clashes with Obama, little progress

    WASHINGTON It's Nov. 5 and jubilant Republicans have captured the Senate, giving the party control of both chambers of Congress for the last two years of Barack Obama's presidency. Now what? The power and agenda in the Senate would shift dramatically....
  • Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward

    Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward
    Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott are blanketing Broward County, in a last-ditch effort to get their supporters to vote early. Crist showed up at Century Village on Thursday to get the vote out, but it appeared the vote had already been gotten. "How...
  • Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis

    Tribune poll: Durbin holds big lead over Oberweis
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin enters the final days of his campaign for a fourth term holding a substantial advantage over Republican challenger Jim Oberweis, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found Oberweis, a first-term state senator...
  • Sarah Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska

    Sarah Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska
    Alaska is known for having the economy of a petro-state, a far-flung citizenry, a large native population and unreliable polling. Oh, and Sarah Palin. A supernova, she exploded and dissolved as a vice presidential candidate, and she was a...
  • South Carolina house speaker pleads guilty in ethics case, to resign

    South Carolina house speaker pleads guilty in ethics case, to resign
    CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal ethics charges and agreed to immediately resign from the legislature. Harrell, a Republican who became speaker in 2005,...
  • While her husband is shunned, Michelle Obama hits campaign trail

    DENVER Michelle Obama goes where her husband dare not tread in these last days before the midterm elections. Few Democrats this year want President Barack Obama to come campaign for them, as his approval ratings have sunk. Many in close contests,...
  • Congressional candidates give TV viewers a break

    Congressional candidates give TV viewers a break
    If you hate the barrage of political TV ads lately, don't blame your Central Florida member of Congress. Records show that none of them — nor any of their opponents — has spent a dime on TV commercials this year. It's another sign that all...