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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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  • Republican successes in Arundel a point of pride for state party

    Republican successes in Arundel a point of pride for state party
    In true-blue Maryland, where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2 to 1, life can be difficult in the GOP. But not in Anne Arundel County, where Republicans have had a measure of success — and are looking for more. "We're a bastion of...
  • Doyle McManus: Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new Republicans?

    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's political base

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the...
  • Minimum wage at the forefront, with eye on elections

    WASHINGTON A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate. This is the second...
  • Bob Dole reflects on politics ahead of Kansas tour

    WICHITA, Kan. Bob Dole, age 90 and sometimes ailing, says he cannot think of a single Democrat he'd vote for in this year's midterm elections. Or in 2016, when Americans choose the next president. "But my main concern about those elections is that,...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • Politics as Usual

    A mud ball's gaseous odor As predicted by political insiders, state Treasurer Rob McCord was the first Democrat to run a TV attack ad against one of the other Democrats running for governor in the May 20 primary. It started Thursday. In the 30-second...
  • Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida

    Charlie Crist's comeback attempt to be governor depends on South Florida
    Charlie Crist believes the secret to wresting the governor's office from the Republicans and placing it in Democratic hands lies in South Florida. He's pouring time and resources into the region, wagering that the strategy will win him a return...
  • Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton

     Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and,...
  • Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads

    Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn stashed away nearly $9 million in campaign funds during the first three months of the year, but it’s likely he’ll need every cent of it and a lot more as he defends his seat against wealthy Republican challenger Bruce...
  • Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

    SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is crazy. "Ridiculous." "Laughable." Also, you concur that this bird will never fly. Not only would the plan need to...