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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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  • Fourth Annual Newtown Labor Day Parade To Feature Lots Of Pols

    The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...
  • Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly

    Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly
    Sylvia "Cookie" Harris, the wife of Rep. Andy Harris and a prominent anti-abortion advocate in Annapolis, died suddenly on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the congressman said. Mrs. Harris, who would have turned 58 this weekend, was a frequent presence in...
  • Obama says does not yet have military strategy for Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the...
  • Texas judge overturns state's school finance system

    AUSTIN, Texas A state judge overturned Texas' school finance system for the second time in 18 months on Thursday, ruling that the Legislature's funding boost last year failed to fix a system that is unfair and inadequate for the state's 5 million public...
  • What the Sentinel's candidate endorsements are and are not

    What the Sentinel's candidate endorsements are and are not
    Have you ever thrown something away that's been around for a long time, then kicked yourself later because you needed it after all? Of course you have. We all have. Case in point: A few months ago, I tossed out a summary of the Sentinel's 2010 general...
  • Democratic leaders say their party is unified behind Crist

    Democratic leaders say their party is unified behind Crist
    – They did everything but sing "Kumbaya" as the victors and the vanquished came together Thursday to profess their admiration and respect for one another — and pledge that Democrats would work together to defeat Republicans in November. If...
  • The skulduggery of ousting Illinois candidates

    The skulduggery of ousting Illinois candidates
    We know, we know: Politics ain't beanbag. But politics doesn't have to be rotten and nefarious either. Yet oodles of people who run for office in this state will tell you of strong-arm tactics they endured, sometimes from their own party, to get their...
  • Obama, in Milwaukee, makes case for higher minimum wage

    MILWAUKEE President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee on Monday to talk up an improving economy and to push Congress to boost the minimum wage. "If you work full-time you shouldn't be living in poverty," Obama said as he called once again for Congress to...
  • Some 'new kids' in Capitol step up to become next generation of leaders

    Midway through the two-month legislative session, a handful of Central Florida’s freshman legislators are emerging as leaders. Rep. David Simmons, an Altamonte Springs Republican, has already won a reputation for thoughtful oratory -- and daring. On...
  • Crist, Rich, other Democrats unite in Orlando

    Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats kicked off their 2014 general election campaign with a declaration of unity highlighted by the woman he defeated in Tuesday's primary. "I am truly happy to be here," said Nan Rich, a former state senator from Weston...
  • Voters in 2 rival camps will elect 2 rival Congresses

    PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...