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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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  • Wendy Davis facing long odds in Texas governor's race without an 'October surprise'

    FORT WORTH, Texas She has defied long odds before. But most analysts say her winning streak is about to end. With early voting underway for the Nov. 4 election, state Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth is in the home stretch of her all-but-impossible task:...
  • 10 questions for Eric Holder's replacement as attorney general

    WASHINGTON Eric Holder's replacement as attorney general will face a grilling from the Senate Judiciary Committee after the elections, with the position key to enabling President Barack Obama's pen-and-phone executive agenda and with numerous hot-button...
  • Senate control may hinge on Louisiana, land of political melodrama

    NEW ORLEANS In Louisiana, they serve up their politics the way they do their seafood: with a bite of tartness and a healthy dash of hot sauce. "Almost criminal," Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., said in a recent debate of her two Republican opponents'...
  • Analysis: Weak GOP candidates may need more than a good year

    WASHINGTON Republicans have the wind at their backs this year. But not every GOP nominee is taking advantage of that dynamic. As usual, some candidates are underperforming, proving once again that candidates and the campaigns they choose to run actually...
  • Endorsements for Illinois Senate

    Endorsements for Illinois Senate
    Here's a prediction on which you can bet the house: Democrats will control the General Assembly after the Nov. 4 election. It's a mathematical certainty in the Senate. Democrats hold a 40-19 majority, and only seven seats are contested. If Republicans...
  • From the ashes of expansion, another Medicaid study

    The legislative powers-that-be at JLARC voted last week to move toward a new Medicaid study, a two-year dive into cost drivers and cost effectiveness. This is the long-discussed call for a deeper look at Medicaid cost increases which, depending on...
  • Voters favor compromise, but in what direction?

    According to Wall Street Journal columnist Gerald Seib, a new Journal/NBC News poll found that half of the voters surveyed preferred a candidate who would compromise in order to reach consensus on a bill, compared to 42% that favored a candidate who...
  • Analysis: For the House GOP, a wave � or a trickle?

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are on track to pick up seats this cycle, but two weeks before Election Day, it's unclear whether the party will see double-digit gains to bolster its majority. Members of Congress and operatives alike note this is a toxic...
  • U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government's response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President...
  • Colorful and influential GOP leader Tom Slade dies

    Colorful and influential GOP leader Tom Slade dies
    Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure. The colorful Slade, a mix of Southern charm...
  • Endorsements for Illinois House

    Endorsements for Illinois House
    The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested races for the Illinois House. 5th District: Republican newcomer Collin Johnson lives in the South Loop and spends most days inside Chicago public high schools overseeing a tutoring program. He is...