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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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  • 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......
  • Republicans: White, conservative base

     
    by Mark Silva We've heard a lot about the so-called "voices of the Republican Party'' lately - radio's Rush Limbaugh, former Vice President Dick Cheney perhaps. Colin Powell begs to differ, suggesting that the Republican Party he loves has a......
  • Obama's Republican Army sec'y: McHugh

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today nominated a longtime Republican congressman from New York state, Rep. John McHugh, to serve as secretary of the Army. McHugh, 60, is a ninth-term member of the U.S. House from rural upstate New......
  • Republicans, 'racism' & Latino pride

     
    by Mark Silva In the course of any debate, the most extreme views have a way of overshadowing sensible discourse. And they have a way of backfiring on the most extreme debaters -- iand perhaps their entire party, when the......
  • Obama's healthcare push: 'Economic'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama may be taking a night flight for Riyadh tonight, for a five-day, diplomatic journey through Arab and European capitals this week, but he will leave congressional leaders with a clear message of what he......
  • Pontieri steps forward for maybe-open Assembly seat

     
    Assemb. Patricia Eddington (D-Medford) may not even have begun circulating petitions to run for Brookhaven town clerk, but one Democratic official is already expressing interest in succeeding her. Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri, 62, said he would be...
  • Sen. Gillibrand is asked why she should avoid primary

     
    To say Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads a charmed political life is to risk underrating her ability to stay on message and push. But she has enjoyed great fortune, which appears to be holding up. At first, there......
  • Senate coup: Bipartisan, bicameral, bipolar....UPDATED

     
    The bottom line is not much changed from yesterday -- beyond the histrionics -- though the GOP-led coalition looks like it's holding for now, and clearly looking for further defectors. So far today, the new coalition of 32 managed......
  • The Capitol coup II: Dean-o and Espada co-leaders

     
    In the ouster of Malcolm Smith as Senate majority leader, the insurgents have gone back to a power plan that was discussed before this session began: Installing Dean Skelos as majority leader, as he was before, but not returning him......
  • Albany coup! A 32-30 vote goes GOP's way

     
    Nearly a year after Sen. Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre took over the GOP majority -- only to lose it at the polls -- Republicans may have reversed their loss, at least for the moment, and re-taken the upper house,......
  • Conservatives go another way on Suffolk Leg. seat

     
    Suffolk Conservatives have put up their own candidate to run in the county legislature???s lone open seat, but not the same contender they had earlier tried to sell to Republicans. Edward Walsh, Suffolk Conservative chairman, named Timothy Molnar of......