Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran said Wednesday that he has personally confronted former state legislators who sexually harassed others, but he won't name names. One of the fiercest critics of … Click to Continue »
A federal judge on Wednesday sided with the Trump administration for a second time in a fight over the control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, denying a request for a preliminary injunction filed by an Obama-era official.
Leaders in the Mississippi House are seeking a new education funding formula that would require $107 million more than the state is spending this year to aid K-12 schools. While … Click to Continue »
The issue of health care issue is maddeningly complex. The politics of health care are even more challenging.
No matter where you are on the ideological spectrum, all Americans should agree that the 2018 Health Insurance Tax (HIT), which just went into effect and is already hammering small businesses ...
The man in charge of Mexico's domestic security the past five years stepped down Wednesday. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said he wants to pursue other political responsibilities and he is … Click to Continue »
The Latest on candidates seeking to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats have filed enough signatures to make the ballot … Click to Continue »
Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe touted his record on economic development Wednesday in his final annual address to state lawmakers, yet said his proudest achievement was restoring voting and other … Click to Continue »
Vice President Mike Pence promised in an interview with Fox News Wednesday night that the Trump administration would "continue to bring maximum economic and diplomatic pressure" on North Korea in response to the totalitarian nation’s ballistic and nuclear missile programs as he prepares to lead the U.S. delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea.
President Trump told members of Congress that they should consider reinstating earmarks. Here’s what you need to know about the practice.
The president faces another deadline to endorse the nuclear deal he has called the ‘worst’ agreement
The Trump administration’s move is seen by critics in both parties as aimed at helping Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
Areas hit by fire now deluged by mud as scorched hillsides give way under steady rain.
Alaska Democrats have announced the three finalists for the state House seat vacated last month by Dean Westlake, who resigned amid allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female aides. The state … Click to Continue »
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' State of the State address delivered Wednesday night to a joint session of the Missouri Legislature (all times local):
Missouri Democrats say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has failed to follow through on his campaign pledge to ...
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Seattle's police department is in "full and effective compliance" with court-ordered reforms imposed on the city more than five years ago. The ruling from … Click to Continue »
A Republican state lawmaker on Wednesday introduced legislation that would permanently extend a sales tax that currently provides about $550 million a year for K-12 education in Arizona. Rep. Doug … Click to Continue »
Here is a sampling of Alaska editorials: Jan. 10, 2018 Ketchikan Daily News: Secure the Fund The Alaska Permanent Fund dividend should be enshrined in the Alaska constitution. Doing so … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the start of the Virginia General Assembly session (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Outgoing Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says his proudest achievement during his four years … Click to Continue »
Both of Indiana's U.S. senators have endorsed President Donald Trump's nominee to become a federal judge in Indianapolis. Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican Sen. Todd Young introduced Indianapolis attorney … Click to Continue »
Cuban cigars and rum, sculptures decorated in gold and precious gems and even jewelry adorned in diamonds and rubies are among the many lavish gifts the Obama family and those in the administration received from foreign governments while President Barack Obama was in office.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was seriously wounded during a shooting rampage in Virginia last June, is resting comfortably after follow-up surgery Wednesday. In a statement, MedStar Washington Hospital … Click to Continue »
Below is a table ranking Mississippi school districts by their estimated gain or loss in state aid per student in a scenario drawn from a consultant's recommendation to alter the … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the dismissal of federal charges against the Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff against U.S. land management agents (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The Nevada … Click to Continue »
The Minnesota Department of Education says the state has won federal approval for its updated plan on how it holds schools accountable. State education officials said Wednesday that the U.S. … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the North Carolina legislature reconvening its session (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Don't expect the North Carolina Senate to soon go along with legislation approved by the … Click to Continue »
China has protested an Australian minister's criticisms that Chinese aid programs in poor Pacific island countries were creating "white elephants" that threatened economic stability without delivering benefits. Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at giving Customs and Border Protection agents additional screening devices and other tools to stop the flow of illicit drugs. Speaking at a … Click to Continue »
President Trump raised eyebrows Wednesday evening when he told members of Congress and health care practitioners that "I think I know the answer" to America's opioid crisis.
Canada has no plans to remove diplomats from Cuba though at least eight people connected to its embassy appear to have had symptoms of a potential illness at the center … Click to Continue »
Defending President Donald Trump's decision to force Congressional intervention to fix the DACA issue, Vice President Mike Pence said Congress writes the laws and a west coast judge was out of the rule of law to rule against President Trump's executive order.
Five banks, including a big lender to President Donald Trump, have received temporary reprieves from the administration to run businesses that they otherwise would have had to shut down after … Click to Continue »