Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious the measure left President Barack Obama’s immigration policy intact.
Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin is putting an end to the rumors: He will not make another run for the U.S. Senate in 2016.
The Wisconsin state Senate passed a right-to-work bill Wednesday with just enough votes to send it on to the Assembly, where the Republican majority is wider, keeping the measure on a fast track that could put it before Gov. Scott Walker for his signature next week.
Several Republican governors are urging GOP congressional leaders to stand firm next week in opposing legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security if it doesn't also overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.
It’s a question Jeb Bush gets often, and will surely get again, over and over.
"LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness and broaden understanding of the bi community.
In 2002, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cast a vote in favor of the Iraq war that would later come to haunt her presidential campaign.
No appetite for change
Jokingly called a “company town” with state government carting the payroll, Jefferson City undoubtedly benefits from government-related business.
House Speaker John Boehner challenged Senate Democrats Wednesday to “get off their ass” and pass a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department and restrict President Barack Obama’s executive moves on immigration.
Jefferson City transit has been a recurring issue throughout the last few years, as some residents call for expanded service, while city officials try to lower a roughly $1 million general fund subsidy for the service.
For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks.
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Saturday he can relate to any fallout from the indictment dogging former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, noting his own nearly decade-long legal fight that cost him his powerful congressional post and public career.
Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism from more conservative lawmakers.
Mitt Romney ended his rollercoaster return to presidential politics on Friday, declaring his party would be better served by the “next generation of Republican leaders” and concluding his unlikely comeback as suddenly as it began.
Dixon can continue serving as sheriff while he appeals Public Safety department's license revocation.