SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct resigned Thursday just ahead of a possible vote to expel him, delivering a scathing resignation letter that called the investigation process a farce.
Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of the Los Angeles area said he may still run for the ...
One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and "partying like rock stars."
President Trump remains opposed to an assault weapon ban as he considers steps to prevent gun violence in schools, the White House said Thursday.
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah noted Mr. Trump's opposition to bans on military-style, semi-automatic rifles when he ran for president in 2016. "That hasn't ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is no longer getting top billing as a speaker at a major National Rifle Association political event.
Laxalt's campaign spokesman, Andy Matthews, and NRA official Catherine Mortensen did not immediately respond Thursday to questions about whether ...
Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday offered qualified support to calls for arming teachers in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting, saying it shouldn't be compulsory but that it would serve to make schools safer.
"I think it makes perfect sense that if teachers want to exercise their right ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrats in Texas are early voting in bigger numbers ahead of the nation's first primary elections of the 2018 midterms.
Turnout figures released Thursday shows more Democrats casting ballots than Republicans since early voting began this week in the nation's biggest conservative state.
Turnout in Democratic ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a new political ad featuring her deceased husband has "devastated" the family.
Deb Monroe tells The Associated Press she wants Republican Indiana Senate candidate Mike Braun ...
Big businesses are receiving uncommonly excellent press lately.
The tech giant's rise has pushed mail clerks and carriers to the breaking point.
The Republican excuses for enabling President Donald Trump and ignoring his nonstop assaults on decency grow weaker with each passing day.
Unfortunately, that's what some scientists think humans will try to do.
(AP) -- In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed “he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.”
Investment companies, under pressure from green groups, are divesting themselves of their energy investments. It's bad for the economy and for their investors.
Last night's CNN town hall amounted to a massive in-kind donation to the NRA. It was absolutely astounding. Thanks a lot for adding to our discourse, CNN.
As a ritual of modern politics, the cable-news “town hall” is often a slog: curated Americans in tidy rows and their Sunday best; nervous questions; politicians on stools, nodding, and rising to pivot to homilies.
(CNN)At one point in the course of a difficult evening in which he was pressed on his record and rhetoric about gun control, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio worried aloud that the national debate about gun control might trail off into yet another deadlock.
The president's listening session with victims of the shooting at the White House on Wednesday offers the best example.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine ethics commissioners say they won't investigate a once-anonymous website owned by a state Republican official.
The Bangor Daily News reports the state's ethics commission voted 3-2 on Thursday against launching an investigation of a website that published articles Democrats said slandered their unsuccessful Lewiston mayoral ...