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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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  • 11th District House race pits Senger against Foster

    11th District House race pits Senger against Foster
    Republicans are looking to win back a suburban congressional seat next month in a race that features two experienced politicians from Naperville. Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger is challenging Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster in the 11th...
  • Rauner rips Quinn on IDOT patronage oversight

    Rauner rips Quinn on IDOT patronage oversight
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday said voters have a "duty" to oust Gov. Pat Quinn, pointing to a federal judge's ruling that the court should oversee hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation after allegations that...
  • Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum

    Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum
    Sen. Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie took sequential potshots at one another Thursday at what's almost certain to be their last joint appearance before voters. What neither remarked on was that they offer very similar stands on sequestration,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Turnout will be crucial in tightening NC Senate battle

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Jordan DeLoatch, a Duke University senior from Cary, set out on a recent Saturday with a clipboard to knock on doors for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, ready to talk about whatever voters had on their minds. Most people, if they're home,...
  • Warner: No contact from federal investigators over Puckett call

    Warner: No contact from federal investigators over Puckett call
    WILLIAMSBURG — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said Wednesday that he hasn't consulted an attorney and hasn't heard from federal investigators in the wake of his "brainstorming" call in June to the son of resigning state Sen. Phil Puckett. The call was...
  • 'American Idol' singer Clay Aiken seeks win in first political bid

    By Colleen Jenkins ASHEBORO, N.C., Oct 23 (Reuters) - "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is back on tour. This time he is trying to win over North Carolina voters with his political chops rather than his voice, and he has less than two weeks left to do...