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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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  • Iowa Has Closest Battle For Senate Seat

    The Machine Shed restaurant in Urbandale, Iowa, where the waitresses wear bib overalls and suggest a cinnamon roll the size of a loaf of bread as a breakfast appetizer, sells a root beer called Dang!, bandages made to look like bacon strips, and signs...
  • Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica

    Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica
    In late 1998, weeks after Al Krulick handily lost again in his second attempt as a Democrat to challenge a Congressional institution, Republican then-U.S. Rep. Bill McCollum, Orlando Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson called Krulick "a born egalitarian and...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • Women's Place In History Should Be Front And Center

    Women's Place In History Should Be Front And Center
    On the evening of April 26, 1777, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington, the daughter of a respected militia colonel, jumped on her horse and rode from her family's home in Patterson, N.Y., to warn of an impending attack by the British. Ludington rode 40 miles in a...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department....
  • Yet another poll ... PPP has Warner up 13 points

    Polling the polls for the U.S. Senate race. And the latest result in, from PPP, finds Sen. Mark Warner with a 13 percentage point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. The pollster, which mostly works for Democrats, found 48 percent of...
  • Santorum joins 2016 hopefuls at conservative confab

    Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum was among the potential 2016 presidential contenders wooing conservative activists this weekend at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. Greeted with a standing ovation from the ballroom crowd...
  • Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer

    Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer
    Former Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Sunday endorsed Republican Tom Cross over Democrat Mike Frerichs for the job of managing Illinois’ money. “While I’m not in politics anymore, and who I’m friends with and who...
  • 113th Congress could yield fewest laws in 60 years

    WASHINGTON Say this about the 113th Congress: It has managed to live down to low expectations. With only a lame-duck post-Election Day mop-up session left before a new Congress takes the oath of office in January, the 113th is on track to be one of the...
  • The Oklahoma guide to getting along

    OKLAHOMA CITY This is a state that knows what it's like to recover from a disaster. From the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, to having two of the largest tornadoes ever recorded tear through its suburbs, there has been a thread...
  • A look at the Congressional campaign funding in Hampton Roads

    Guess who's running ahead in campaign fundraising for Hampton Roads' Congressional races? a) an incumbent b) or another incumbent c) or the other incumbent d) all of the above. In the 1st Congressional district, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Montross,...