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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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  • GOP on Sotomayor: 'Fair shot,' no rush

     
    by Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for the U.S. Supreme Court is "virtually filibuster-proof,'' one Democratic senator said today, but lawmakers should not be forced into any deadline for her confirmation, a Republican leader said. And...
  • A real drag for smokers -- $1 a pack tax hike

     
    When is a new tax not a new tax? When it???s ratified and signed by Republicans. Witness Florida???s higher new cigarette tax, which kicks in July 1. ???I view it more as a health issue than a tax issue,??? Gov.......
  • Obama for Reid: 'Good to be in Vegas'

     
    by Mark Silva "It is good to be back in Vegas.'' Neil Diamond? No, Barack Obama - uttering the words that a certain city wanted to hear, if not an apology, an affirmation. "I was telling people, I am back......
  • B'khaven GOP chair backs Legis. Haley for supervisor

     
    Brookhaven Republican chairman Jesse Garcia said Tuesday night that he will recommend that the party name former Suffolk Legis. Martin Haley to challenge Brookhaven???s new Democratic supervisor, Mark Lesko, in November. The party leader also said he will...
  • Gingrich on Sotomayor: Racist 'too strong'

     
    by Michael Muskal Newt Gingrich, the former Republican House speaker who has become a leading conservative critic, today backed away from his comments that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was a racist, but continued to question whether her...
  • Ex-town attorney mulls Smithtown board primary

     
    John Zollo, the former Smithtown Town Attorney, is still mulling a primary against the nominated Republican designees for town board. ???I???ll tell you, I have some thinking to do on if I want to proceed,??? he said. ???I want to......
  • Sotomayor: Most favor her confirmation

     
    by Mark Silva One week into the nation's introduction to Judge Sonia Sotomayor, a majority of Americans surveyed say they approve of her confirmation for the Supreme Court. Slightly more than half -- 54 percent -- say they would like......
  • Nassau's cross-endorse intrigue: GOP denied 'C' line

     
    In retrospect, it can't be considered all that much of a surprise. Nassau Conservatives, headed by Roger Bogsted, a holdover appointee whose day job is consumer commissioner the Suozzi administration, just happened to deal a blow to Edward P.......
  • Rollins to GOP: 'Fight fights you can win'

     
    by Mark Silva Ed Rollins, a former White House political director who had more than a little to do with the late President Ronald Reagan's success, says it's time for the Republican Party to return to the hustings and build......
  • Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Barack Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Angelina Jolie tops the list. President Barack Obama is on it. But Oprah Winfrey, Madonna and Beyonce Knowles stand well ahead of the president - in the earnings and "media mentions'' that qualify people for the Forbes......
  • Sotomayor: Positive public reaction

     
    by Mark Silva Initial public reaction to the nomination of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor of New York for the U.S. Supreme Court runs more positive than negative, according to the Gallup Poll's first measure of President Barack Obama's first nominee......