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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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  • In U.S. Congress, Republicans step up demands for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up their demands that President Barack Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus. Returning to...
  • Lieutenant governor candidates Ulman, Rutherford trade barbs in only debate

    Lieutenant governor candidates Ulman, Rutherford trade barbs in only debate
    The two men running to be Maryland's next lieutenant governor traded barbs and accusations Thursday in their first and only formal debate of the campaign. Ken Ulman, who is running with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown, said Republican...
  • Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa

    Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa
    President Barack Obama authorized calling up military reservists for the U.S. fight against Ebola in West Africa on Thursday, as lawmakers criticized his administration's efforts to contain the disease at home. Obama's move came after lawmakers held a...
  • Obamacare a flash point in Schneider-Dold race

     Obamacare a flash point in Schneider-Dold race
    In recent interviews and political ads, Rep. Brad Schneider has accused his Republican opponent, former Rep. Bob Dold, of voting 28 times to "repeal, defund or dismantle" the Affordable Care Act when he was in Congress. Sitting before the Tribune...
  • Greg Orman, independent candidate for Senate in Kansas, still a cipher for some voters

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Greg Orman: Businessman, candidate, mystery. Ninety days ago, those descriptions seemed appropriate. Few Kansans knew anything about the 45-year-old Olathe resident pursuing a then long-shot independent campaign against incumbent U.S....
  • Race for Florida governor hit by fan interference

    Florida, the state of the hanging chad, once again has something new for the political world — a race for governor that may be determined by fan interference. That would be an electric fan, dark brown plastic, less than a foot across. On Wednesday...
  • In Kansas Senate race, Pat Roberts' legacy may be his downfall

    WASHINGTON Pat Roberts has never run a close race. From his first election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980 to his last Senate campaign in 2008, Roberts handily beat every challenger he ever faced. The Kansas Republican trounced opponents...
  • Parties' spending may expand battlefield for California Assembly races

    A flurry of recent campaign spending by both parties indicates the battlefield may be expanding in the fight to make or break the Democrats' supermajority in the Assembly.  The most contested races in the Assembly have long been established: Republicans...
  • Business, education frame race for state House seat

    Business, education frame race for state House seat
    Rep. Karen Castor Dentel drew an opponent barely two months after being sworn in to represent District 30 in the Florida House. On Nov. 4, voters in this district straddling Orange and Seminole counties will decide whether to grant Dentel a second term...
  • Platt poll shows her close in Grayson race

    Platt poll shows her close in Grayson race
    The campaign of Republican congressional candidate Carol Platt has released internal poll results that show her 5 points down in her effort to unseat Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando. The poll, by Republican pollster Data Targeting...
  • Blowback: Local government experience deserves to be praised, not mocked

    Blowback: Local government experience deserves to be praised, not mocked
    In its endorsement of Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles County supervisor in the 3rd District, The Times pointed to her many years in the state Legislature as one compelling reason why she deserves to be elected. I think The Times got that wrong. I have...