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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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  • The congressional follies, summer 2013 edition

    The congressional follies, summer 2013 edition
    Observations and comment from Washington, D.C. and beyond: •Observation: The No. 1 question I'm asked at public events is why Congress is so dysfunctional. One need look no further than the latest [Charlie] Cook Political Report to understand...
  • Michael Dawson running for State Senate in District 35

    Michael Dawson has filed as a candidate for the Maryland State Senate in District 35 covering northern Harford County and western Cecil County. "It's time that we had a champion for individual liberty in Annapolis and I'm prepared to be that champion...
  • For Howard politicians, it's fair ground

    For Howard politicians, it's fair ground
    Like most politicians, Greg Fox has at least two good reasons to go to the Howard County Fair. "First, it's a lot of fun, especially to do with your family," said the Republican County Council member, whose district includes West Friendship, where the...
  • Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

    Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat
    The surprise retirement of Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin has set up a succession scramble for his Upper Eastern Shore seat that is shaping up as a possibly brutal internal struggle among 36th District Republicans. The three GOP delegates from that...
  • Congressman Harris meets with capacity crowd in Bel Air

    Congressman Harris meets with capacity crowd in Bel Air
    The town commissioners' meeting room in the Bel Air Town Hall as a capacity of 115, and every bit of available space was taken Tuesday evening as local residents crowded in to hear from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican from District 1. Harris, whose...
  • Republicans and race

    Republicans and race
    One of the main obstacle facing the Republican Party in the 2014, 2016 and thereafter will be its desire to turn back the clock to a time when the majority of citizens who could vote were white. Commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claims that "Tea party...
  • Court's Voting Rights Act ruling should be a cause for celebration

    Court's Voting Rights Act ruling should be a cause for celebration
    OK, the subject is race, so I'm going to ask the "haters" from both ends of the spectrum to step outside the chat room. You know who you are. Some of you were upset when I asked Michael Steele to run on my gubernatorial ticket in 2002. A few of you...
  • In Obama's America, the federal government comes first

    In Obama's America, the federal government comes first
    Elections have consequences. People who attain political power daily make decisions that affect citizens in myriad ways, some not so obvious. For example, one of the more underanalyzed (but long lasting) consequences of a re-elected Barack Obama is...
  • Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings

    Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings
    Whether the Carroll County commissioners meet to discuss zoning, the budget or other local issues, they start the same way — with prayer. Commissioners take turns offering the prayer, often invoking God or Jesus. All five commissioners stand, as...
  • While Washington bickers, Republican governors solve problems

    While Washington bickers, Republican governors solve problems
    With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish. Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
  • Schuh gets support from Steele in Arundel executive race

    Schuh gets support from Steele in Arundel executive race
    Del. Steve Schuh has picked up the endorsement of former lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele in his bid to become Anne Arundel County executive next year. Schuh, a two-term Republican delegate from Gibson...
  • Both political sides praise drug changes

    — In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...