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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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  • GOP Candidates Prescribe Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills

    WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
  • Coakley could lead Massachusetts ballot of female candidates

    If Martha Coakley wins the Democratic primary for governor today, she’ll be poised to try to redeem herself after an embarrassing defeat in 2010. She’ll also be setting the stage for a November election that could feature women in some of...
  • Cheney urges House GOP to support a hawkish national defense

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, often considered the brain behind President Bush's war strategy in Iraq, gave a pep talk to House Republicans on Tuesday highlighting the value of a hawkish national defense. As Congress is weighing President Obama's...
  • Out of touch? Senate candidates under fire for where they live

    WASHINGTON The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote. Residency controversies are dogging Senate candidates in several pivotal states: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, and New...
  • Food stamp error rate declined as rolls grew

    WASHINGTON Despite a recession-fueled expansion in food stamp rolls, the percentage of Americans mistakenly receiving too much or too little under the program is at an all-time low. In 37 states, error rates fell between fiscal year 2008 (the recession...
  • How Major League Baseball could determine control of Congress

    WASHINGTON For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics and the two rarely mix. But the mid-autumn climax of Major League Baseball could impact the Senate playing field in key states...
  • As Congress returns to work, politics is high on the agenda

    WASHINGTON Congress returned Monday for a two-week session with a schedule that's short on substantive action and long on political theater ahead of November's midterm elections. Rather than go out in a blaze of legislative accomplishment before the Nov....
  • Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank

    Boehner says he's working on temporary reprieve for Export-Import Bank
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a temporary reprieve Tuesday as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said he was working with a leading critic of the bank on a short-...
  • U.S. Senate race in Kansas expected to end up in court

    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Kansas is expected to file a lawsuit on Monday to keep his name off the November ballot, a party leader said on Saturday. Democrat Chad Taylor, a county prosecutor, filed papers...
  • New Bay cleanup pact stirs debate

    New Bay cleanup pact stirs debate
    Legislators from Maryland and Pennsylvania sparred at a hearing in Annapolis Monday over whether their states are doing too much or too little to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution. In a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing called to review the new bay...
  • Congress has returned, but don't expect much action

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Sept. 8: Congress begins an abbreviated session this week following the August recess, so let's begin with the good news, since there's so little of it from Capitol Hill these days: The...