Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and rainmaker for Bill and Hillary Clinton, was sworn in as Virginia's 72nd governor on a mild and rainy Saturday.
The Democratic chairman of the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus said Friday she decided to step down because of tension in the group about her appearance with the state’s Republican lieutenant governor.
Sarah Palin says she doesn't expect her new outdoors television show on the Sportsman Channel to be political — at least not overtly so.
Gov. Jerry Brown is sprinting into the final year of his third term as governor with a series of policy successes and powerful financial backers boosting his all-but-certain run for another term.
Action-movie star Steven Seagal says he is considering a run for Arizona governor.
An ocean away from Washington worries, President Barack Obama opened his annual Hawaii vacation Saturday on a quiet note — and hoped it would stay that way for the next two weeks.
As Congress continues wrestling with federal government budget issues, two Missouri-based unions on Wednesday challenged U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer to support changes that — the groups said — would help create thousands of new jobs in Missouri.
Majority Democrats in the Senate won approval Tuesday for one of President Barack Obama’s key judicial nominees, the first of his picks to win confirmation since they weakened the chamber’s filibuster rules.
As Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, looks to represent Missouri’s 10th district in the state senate, Holts Summit resident Travis Fitzwater has started his campaign to replace Riddle in the Missouri House of Representatives.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching ads backing eight-term Republican Rep. Mike Simpson, who faces a primary challenge in Idaho, and two GOP candidates in West Virginia as the business organization ramps up its political activity for next year's congressional elections.
When he meets voters in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District, former Army Ranger Kevin Strouse recounts how he helped clear a city block in Iraq during the rescue of prisoner of war Jessica Lynch in 2003.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother say they will host an online show so they can take their message straight to “Ford Nation,” the term they use for the embattled mayor’s conservative suburban supporters.
A Missouri judge has struck down the cost estimate but upheld the language voters would see on a proposed ballot measure limiting some campaign contributions.
The Obama administration is delaying yet another aspect of the health care law, putting off until next November the launch of an online portal to the health insurance marketplace for small businesses.
Vance McAllister, a political newcomer with the backing of the popular "Duck Dynasty" TV family, was elected Saturday as Louisiana's newest member of Congress.