Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
The (Middleton) Times-Herald Record on Cynthia Nixon challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
In politics, timing is everything and no one could have timed it better than Cynthia Nixon with her announcement this week that she will be ...
Mississippi now has its first female U.S. senator.
Cindy Hyde-Smith, state commissioner of agriculture and commerce, was appointed by the state's Republican governor Wednesday to fill in for the rest of the year in the seat vacated by Sen. Thad Cochran.
Ms. Hyde-Smith will serve until November, when a special ...
PHOENIX (AP) - Student gun control activists disappointed in Gov. Doug Ducey's school safety proposals plan to tout some of their own.
Teen organizers will hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon at the state Capitol ahead of this weekend's "March for Our Lives."
The teens described Ducey's plans as "window ...
The more education a voter has, the more likely they are to vote Democratic, Pew research shows.
Moderation probably isn't actually beneficial in swing districts.
They are suing to get out of nondisclosure agreements, but neither is waiting for a court's permission to speak out.
The justices said the lower courts were too restrictive in denying funds in one of two cases in which they sided with defendants.
With Sen. Thad Cochran’s impending retirement, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to the seat.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A bill in Maine that would have loosened restrictions on parents having guns in their cars on school grounds has failed to get a single affirmative vote, not even from the legislator who sponsored it.
Democratic state Rep. John Martin asked his House colleagues to reject ...
Estimates show the Trump administration will reduce refugee admissions by 77 percent, blowing away its goal of 60 percent.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who has less than two months left in office and has been touted as a potential presidential candidate in the next election, told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday that he doubts he will make such a run in 2020, but does not rule it out.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he probably would have "beat the hell out" of President Donald Trump if they had attended school together, ABC News reported.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) has named Cindy Hyde-Smith, the state's commissioner of agriculture and commerce, to the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Thad Cochran (R).Hyde-Smith, a former Democrat who joine...
Moderate Republicans accused Democrats Wednesday of using an abortion fight to tank Congress' last chance to stabilize Obamacare, saying they'd rather use soaring premiums as a cudgel against the GOP in November than help struggling consumers.
"This is phony. I hope you lose votes. I hope you lose seats. You're ...
Sen. Marco Rubio came out swinging Wednesday at anonymous White House employees who revealed how President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election — despite being warned not to do so by national security.
There's one issue in New York's already tense governor's Democratic primary race on which the candidates unquestionably share common ground and deep histories: gay rights.
Special counsels are too powerful and should not be appointed, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Wednesday.
Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn't go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is encouraging all U.S. attorneys to pursue the death penalty in certain drug cases, hours after President Trump said this option needs to be considered more.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In her first appearance as a New York gubernatorial candidate, "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon hammered her Democratic opponent Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the crumbling subway, the "cesspool" of corruption in state government and inequality across the state. But she couldn't escape what she ...
Hopes of resolving tensions with North Korea have reached an all-time high, with 65 percent of voters saying the U.S. can reach a diplomatic solution with the Hermit nation, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
President Trump spoke Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron of France, discussing tension with Russia and U.S. trade relations with Europe, the White House said.
The two leaders reiterated their solidarity with Britain in holding Moscow accountable for a nerve gas assassination attempt on a former Russian double agent in ...
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) is warning people "not to believe" that issues that eventually led to the firing of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe started after he testified before a House panel behind closed doors.
Gov. Phil Bryant of Mississippi announced Wednesday he is appointing Cindy Hyde-Smith to replace retiring Sen. Thad Cochran on an interim basis, making her the first woman to represent the state in Congress.
The decision sets the table for a high-profile special election race in November where Mrs. Hyde-Smith, the ...
Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama sent a handwritten letter to students at the Florida high school where a mass shooting left 17 dead last month....
There is "no good explanation" for President Donald Trump's decision to call Russian President Vladimir Putin and congratulate him for his election win, Sen. Chris Coons said Wednesday.
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
The Winston-Salem Journal on North Carolina's film industry:
We could have been a contender.
North Carolina's film industry has struggled to regain the strong footing it had before the Republican-led state legislature axed the tax credits that once made film production ...
Charlotte Pence says she's among those picking up a copy of John Oliver's sold-out spoof of her children's book about the vice president's family's pet rabbit."I have bought his book," said the author of "Marlon Bundo's A Day in the Life of...
HONOLULU (AP) - A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct in recent months.
The Hawaii State Ethics Commission on Wednesday announced ...
Seven in 10 millennial women identify with the Democratic Party vs. just 23 percent who identify as Republicans, a 29-point swing among registered voters since 2004, according to the latest Pew Research survey.
Actors and athletes increasingly using their forums for political activism are turning off viewers, according to a newly released poll.
A McLaughlin & Associates/Media Research Center survey released Wednesday found that 44 percent were less likely to watch sports and entertainment shows "because they have become too political."