Two House Republican campaign groups aligned with Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., raised a combined $66 million in 2017 as they look to keep the GOP in control, The Hill reports.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is criticizing Gov. Pete Ricketts' attempt to end funding for any health care provider that also offers abortions. A spokeswoman for the group issued a … Click to Continue »
An Oklahoma lawmaker wants voters to amend the state constitution to lower the number of lawmakers required to approve revenue-raising measures. Republican House Speaker Pro Tempore Harold Wright filed a … Click to Continue »
A coroner says a man shot following a confrontation with police in a church parking lot over the weekend died of multiple gunshot wounds. The York County coroner's office said … Click to Continue »
Republican Joe Arpaio, a close ally of President Trump and former sheriff known for his provocative approach to combatting illegal immigration, is running for Senate in Arizona.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar is spending nearly $900,000 on TV advertising over the next month, culminating with a new ad his campaign will run during the Super Bowl. The … Click to Continue »
Texas health officials are providing funding to mental health facilities as part of a $300 million endeavor to revamp the state's crumbling psychiatric hospital system. The Texas Health and Human … Click to Continue »
The criticism President Donald Trump is getting for singing along with the national anthem at Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship game are further proof that liberals have nothing but "junk" to complain about...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The 2018 Virginia legislative session starts Wednesday with a crop of new Democratic members swept into office in a November tidal wave powered by antipathy toward President Donald Trump.
Republicans saw their near super-majority in the state House of Delegates shrink from 66-34 to 51-49. Unless ...
President Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday expanding mental health care services for veterans transitioning out of military service, who are at greater risk of suicide.
The order will automatically enroll veterans who leave military service on March 9 or later for a full range of mental health coverage ...
Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti said that the stakes are "extraordinarily high" for President Donald Trump regarding special counsel Robert Mueller questioning him.
Five years ago, the entire Senate Democratic caucus voted for hundreds of miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. How times have changed.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan confirmed Tuesday that his troops are beginning a conversation about restoring the practice of earmark spending — though he said they were just conversations at this point.
"I want our members to have conversations," he told reporters.
Mr. Ryan said he's "encouraged" GOP lawmakers to ...
A teacher in Louisiana was removed Monday night from a school board meeting after a confrontation regarding teacher's pay.During the public comments portion of the Vermilion Parish school board meeting, Deyshia Har...
Reporters traveling with the president said Trump appeared to mouth some words to the national anthem but not others.
Expect Democrats to grill Alex Azar over high drug prices as he testifies before a Senate panel this morning.
It isn't just Trump's behavior that's changed the norms for a Republican president.
Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will join forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton on Wednesday in the race for Ohio governor, a Democrat close to the … Click to Continue »
Rhode Island's lawmakers for the first time are being urged to attend training about sexual harassment. A 2½-hour session addressing sexual harassment, discrimination and diversity is being offered to members … Click to Continue »
A change to a Colorado conflict-of-interest rule limits information elected officials must share with voters. The Denver Post reports Colorado's Sunshine Law requires state lawmakers, statewide elected officials and candidates … Click to Continue »
Brewers in Maine could save about $1 million this year, thanks to a special tax break. The Portland Press Herald reports brewers will benefit from the Craft Beverage Modernization and … Click to Continue »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's lawmakers for the first time are being urged to attend sexual harassment training.
The 2.5-hour session scheduled for Wednesday is for state representatives and is being offered after a House member in October said she was told by a more senior lawmaker that sexual ...
It's unlikely President Donald Trump could refuse to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the Russia investigation, according to a new analysis.
Share prices were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite Wall Street's extended winning streak. Chinese shares were buoyed by surging oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost … Click to Continue »
Bosnian Serbs celebrated a banned "statehood" holiday Tuesday in stubborn defiance of the west and their non-Serb compatriots, but with tacit backing from Russia. A handful of international guests attended … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest but doesn't … Click to Continue »
A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Pentagon has denied any involvement in a recent series of drone attacks on Russian bases in Syria … Click to Continue »
Venezuelan officials have extended the ban on air and maritime ties with three nearby Dutch Caribbean islands, citing smuggling claims. Vice President Tareck El Aissami said Tuesday on Twitter that … Click to Continue »
North Korea is starting off the year with a fresh diplomatic initiative aimed at wooing South Korea ahead of its hosting of next month's Winter Olympics. But it's sticking to … Click to Continue »
A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is not advising the agency on election fraud issues. But Kobach told The Kansas … Click to Continue »