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  • Virginia voters picking candidates in primary election

    Voting was underway Tuesday in primary elections whose outcome may shape November's general election fight over control of the Senate and determine who leads the state House of Delegates. There are 18 contested legislative elections around the state, the...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Can Marco Rubio save the GOP in 2016?

    WASHINGTON The Republican presidential field looks unusually diverse this cycle an African-American (Ben Carson), an Indian-American (Bobby Jindal), a woman (Carly Fiorina) and a Hispanic, or, if you prefer, a Cuban (Marco Rubio). One candidate is married...
  • Ben Carson wins Okla. GOP straw poll, Wis. governor Scott Walker comes in 2nd

    Ben Carson wins Okla. GOP straw poll, Wis. governor Scott Walker comes in 2nd
    Gov. Scott Walker finished second in a straw poll of southern Republicans on Saturday, indicating troubles at home haven’t affected support among conservatives across the country backing him as the 2016 GOP presidential nominee. Of 958 poll voters...
  • Man pleads guilty to conspiracy for taping senator's wife

    A man accused of videotaping the ill wife of a U.S. senator during a heated election campaign has pleaded guilty to conspiracy. Clayton Kelly of Pearl, Mississippi entered the plea Monday. He faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing...
  • Virginia voters set to head to polls Tuesday

    Virginia voters are set to head to the polls for 18 legislative primary elections around the state Tuesday, with all eyes watching whether GOP House Speaker William J. Howell can dispatch a tea party foe in his Fredericksburg-area district. Susan...
  • No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either

    No government shutdown, but no Medcaid expansion either
      Cancel the state government shutdown. The Obama administration will save Florida from itself with its promise the state will continue to receive federal Low Income Pool money. A bunch of Tea party Republicans getting bailed out by a president they...
  • Talk of the County: Why do people care how criminals are treated?

    Talk of the County: Why do people care how criminals are treated?
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us. Call us at 312-222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. Enough already Regarding the...
  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy's journey from In-N-Out Burger to millions in fundraising

    Congressman Kevin McCarthy's journey from In-N-Out Burger to millions in fundraising
    Rep. Kevin McCarthy celebrated his first election to Congress at an In-N-Out Burger, sipping sodas from paper cups at Formica tables with his wife and children. The understated evening fit perfectly into the Bakersfield Republican's image as the son of...
  • Establishment Republicans feel momentum on their side

    Last year, tea party Virginians were livid with Virginia Beach Republican state Sen. Frank Wagner. The anger stemmed from Wagner's bid to win the chairmanship of the GOP Second Congressional District by using an obscure parliamentary technique known as...
  • Races to watch in Tuesday's primary

    There are some several state-level primary elections to keep an eye on Tuesday: ___ House District 28: GOP House Speaker William J. Howell is facing a serious opponent for the first time in his 28-year political career. Tea party favorite Susan...
  • June 7 Letters:

    On the other foot It is interesting that members of the Texas congressional delegation including Sen. Ted Cruse, who voted against Super Storm Sandy disaster relief, now require federal disaster relief for flooding in their state. One is remindered of...