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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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  • Foley faces heat in first appearance as Senate hopeful

     
    Brookhaven Supervisor Brian Foley made his debut as a State Senate candidate Tuesday night at the standing room only crowd at the Islip Democratic convention in West Sayville -- and immediately got an angry earful from town party chairman Ivan......
  • Elections ... already?

     
    One of the new phenomenas of high school football and basketball is that some of the best players in the country announce in their junior years who they intend to play for two years down the road. What does that......
  • Republicans and Conservatives: A line is drawn

     
    At around the same time tonight, just a few blocks apart, the state's Republican and Conservative parties will be holding separate dinners - a pretty glaring conflict given their overlapping sources of support. Organizers say the simultaneous scheduling...
  • Obama's last Iraq visit clocked by GOP

     
    by Frank James The Republicans are steadily trying to increase the pressure on Sen. Barack Obama to visit Iraq. They now have a clock up on the Republican National Committee site to keep count on how many days it's been......
  • Hastert to join D.C. lobbying firm

     
    by James Oliphant Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is signing up with a powerhouse Washington law and lobbying firm, reports a Capitol Hill newspaper. Roll Call on its website Friday said Hastert, the long-serving Illinois congressman, would be....
  • Cheney: Tax cuts, security, game plan

     
    by Mark Silva Vice President Dick Cheney - the "magic man'' of the Bush administration, in the words of the now-renowned Scott McClellan - stirred up the Republican faithful last night in New York, scene of the party convention that......
  • Democrats take a Long shot against Rep. King

     
    Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford), Long Island's sole GOP Congressman, who beat Legis. David Mejias for a new term in 2006, will face a political newcomer this time out -- Graham Long of Glen Cove, as determined last night when......
  • Conservatives back Donno for Senate despite balk

     
    The latest in the cross-endorsement kerfuffle in the 7th Senate District is that the Nassau Conservatives will back GOP candidate Barbara Donno, mayor of Plandome Manor, after all, as the outcome of an executive board meeting last night. "It's......
  • Texting while driving: Senate moves to crack down

     
    The state Senate has approved a measure that would explicitly bar drivers from sending text messages while driving -- with sponsors citing a survey finding that one in five drivers are doing so behind the wheel. ???Text messaging is......
  • Losin' the Vito Loco, SI GOP faces nominee crisis

     
    Rather than face immediate replacement in a special election, the disgraced Rep. Vito Fossella (left) is due to remain in office until the end of the year, so his replacement will be picked in the high-turnout national election in......
  • Democrats catching wave, GOP a trough

     
    by Mark Silva Not only do the Democrats have an apparent nominee today. They also have the public's wind in their sails, according to a new survey that also reveals some unhappiness within conservative ranks of the Republican Party. "The......