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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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  • Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers

     Big Sugar bags Florida's top lawmakers
    On the tab of Big Sugar, clues show Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch. The lawmakers might have bagged some critters. But it...
  • Ex-Im internal watchdog finds no proof of systemic corruption

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is currently no evidence of widespread fraud within the U.S. Export-Import Bank, its internal watchdog said, as critics of the bank flagged a wider probe of corruption claims. Three Ex-Im employees have been dismissed and...
  • Crist's promise of 'First Day of Fairness' draws an Obama-like smackdown from GOP

    Crist's promise of 'First Day of Fairness' draws an Obama-like smackdown from GOP
    TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist is courting voters with what he calls a "First Day of Fairness." Republicans backing incumbent Gov. Rick Scott are blasting him for "lifting a dangerous page from President Obama's playbook."...
  • Overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics

    Who do our politicians represent — their constituents or big funders? Consider the U.S. Sugar Corp. Maybe you share U.S. Sugar's views about Florida's tax, agricultural and environmental policies; maybe you don't. But you didn't give over $650,000...
  • John Dickerson: GOP may boast best field of presidential candidates in a generation

    John Dickerson: GOP may boast best field of presidential candidates in a generation
    What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, Fla., has been giving...
  • Don't Blame Dems for Impeachment 'Scam'

    Look who’s talking. House Speaker John Boehner called talk of President Obama’s impeachment “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” And here I thought it was a scam started by Sarah Palin. Sure, Boehner is right that...
  • In Kansas, a Democrat makes hay on Brownback's budget woes

    OVERLAND PARK Kan. (Reuters) - Paul Davis has emerged as the potential wrecker of red state politics. The 42-year-old Democratic nominee for governor in Kansas, one of the nation's reddest states, was a long shot when he announced his candidacy....
  • Politicians, lobbyists and free trips: A recipe for trouble

    Politicians, lobbyists and free trips: A recipe for trouble
    Twenty years ago, Democrats in this state were so tight with lobbyists they practically shared the same beds. Heck, they even let the lobbyists pay for their beds — at posh resorts all over the world. Special interests were caught treating...
  • U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens....
  • Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans

    Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans
    When Bruce Rauner's campaign fund injected $750,000 to the Illinois Republican Party this month, it was another illustration of how the GOP governor candidate has become more than just a big name on the fall ballot. The wealthy equity investor from...
  • Obama gets a taste of KC barbecue alongside some fellow citizens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama feasted on working-class delicacies in Kansas City Tuesday night as he sought to bond with people unaccustomed to having the ear of the most powerful man in the world. His presidential motorcade steered to Arthur...