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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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  • Irony abounds -- but the madding crowd may not notice

    After the last runoff election of this year's midterms, the old Solid South still stands -- except for one small detail. Instead of being solid Democratic territory, it's becoming solid Republican. All the blue states seem to be turning red. Just about...
  • Dianne Feinstein leaving intelligence job amid clash on tactics report

    Dianne Feinstein leaving intelligence job amid clash on tactics report
    As head of the Senate Intelligence Committee since 2009, Sen. Dianne Feinstein has spent hundreds of hours in secret briefings and seen thousands of pictures from battlefields in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. She keeps two images with her. One shows a little...
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein's drought relief bill needs closer scrutiny

    No one is more adept at turning crises into opportunities than representatives of special interests in Washington. And there are few better opportunities-in-disguise than the California drought. Addressing the drought is complicated, technical and...
  • Federal spending bill funds Md. transportation projects

    Federal spending bill funds Md. transportation projects
    Maryland will see hundreds of millions in federal cash to build the Red Line, dredge the port of Baltimore and clear a backlog of rape kits, among other provisions in a massive budget deal reached by congressional negotiators Tuesday night. The $1.1...
  • The Senate torture report, Bush and Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, released a report Tuesday condemning the use of torture on detainees, claiming it entailed far more brutal conduct than the "enhanced interrogation techniques" previously...
  • Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?

    Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?
    TAMPA –Florida's gubernatorial race is hinging on a handful of South Florida counties. As Republican Gov. Rick Scott built up large leads in counties like Duval, Seminole and the Panhandle, supporters of Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist were...
  • An emboldened Scott and enlarged GOP majority will get to work in Tally

    An emboldened Scott and enlarged GOP majority will get to work in Tally
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott stood on a stage and pledged to bring Floridians together after squeaking out another 1.1 percent victory over an outmatched Democratic opponent. But in reality, Floridians voted for business as usual in the State Capitol....
  • Rep. Patrick Murphy: "Moderation" is key to success

    Rep. Patrick Murphy:  "Moderation" is key to success
      Freshman Congressman Patrick Murphy’s convincing victory in a Republican-leaning district in South Florida is arguably the Democratic Party’s most revealing success story in this election year.  The youngest member of Congress, at 31,...
  • GOP should act like grown-ups

    GOP should act like grown-ups
    I consider myself a Republican and voted mostly for Republicans. However, regarding the immigration and Obamacare issues, I have to say the Republicans have taken the bait and are showing themselves to be stupid. If not stupid, you could say they just...
  • Wide margins in Pa.'s congressional contests

    Wide margins in Pa.'s congressional contests
    Last night's election results were the stuff of sweeping gestures. The first modern Pennsylvania governor to be denied a second term and the end of the eight-year party swaps. Republicans taking definitive control of the U.S. Senate. The GOP padding...
  • Legislature faces difficult discussion on gambling deal

    Legislature faces difficult discussion on gambling deal
    Re-upping a lucrative gambling deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe will be a crapshoot when lawmakers return to Tallahassee next year. A portion of the agreement, called a "compact," signed in 2009 giving the tribe exclusive rights to...