Mike Rounds says he’s open to supporting bipartisan DACA deal

Sen. Mike Rounds said Thursday that he's open to supporting the tentative DACA deal a bipartisan group of senators have reportedly reached, but declined to offer any details about what's in the plan.

"I'm going to allow those individuals that have worked so hard on it to be able to ...

Ohio lawmakers face mandatory sexual harassment training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - All Ohio state lawmakers must receive sexual harassment training following the sexual misconduct scandals that have swept the nation and forced resignations in both chambers of Ohio's state Legislature.

Senate President Larry Obhof, a Republican, imposed the requirement on all senators and staff members in October, ...

McCarthy: Pelosi ‘Holding the Country Hostage’ Over DACA

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Thursday accused House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of "holding the country hostage" over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by fighting against a budget agreement unless the DACA issue is solved.

Missouri governor facing allegations had fast political rise

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose victory in his first run for public office made him a rising Republican political figure, has acknowledged an extramarital relationship in 2015, but is denying an allegation that he blackmailed the woman.

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The 43-year-old ...

The Latest: Governor’s lawyer denies he slapped ex-lover

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledging he cheated on his wife but denying blackmail allegations (all times local):

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The attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is denying an allegation that Greitens slapped a woman with whom he had an affair.

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Ex-Senate President Stan Rosenberg separates from husband

BOSTON (AP) - Former Senate President Stan Rosenberg has separated from his husband Bryon Hefner.

An aide to Rosenberg on Thursday confirmed that Rosenberg and Hefner are no longer living together.

The separation comes amid an ongoing investigation into whether Rosenberg or his staff violated Senate rules in connection with ...