By Associated Press | 03/13/14 08:46 AM
The Senate has approved legislation requiring state and local government offices, the attorney general's office and legislative attorneys to ensure someone on staff learns more about state's rights.
By Astrid Galvan | 03/12/14 01:49 PM
The Arizona Constitution limits governors to two terms, but the Republican governor and her advisers have kept alive a scenario in which she might mount a longshot legal challenge to seek another four years in office.
By Seth Borenstein | 03/12/14 10:34 AM
If the Obama administration's health care plan is going to pass what amounts to its first physical, people have to sign up this month at a pretty speedy rate: 42 times a minute.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 10:33 AM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A House committee has advanced legislation that would keep confidential complaints made with the Alaska Public Offices Commission until or unless the commission determines a violation has occurred. Rep. Pete Higgins says your name is all you have and his bill, HB235, is...
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:54 AM
The Vermont House is expected to give final passage to a bill that would give doctors more flexibility in treating Lyme disease. The bill up for final action Wednesday would allow doctors to prescribe long-term antibiotics to patients diagnosed with the tick-borne illness.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:50 AM
A new Michigan law requires residents or businesses wanting health insurance coverage for abortions to buy extra coverage.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:49 AM
Martha Dean, an attorney who helped gun rights advocates challenge the constitutionality of Connecticut's recent gun control law, plans to announce her intentions to run for governor. A news release posted Tuesday on the Connecticut Citizens Defense League's blog said the two-time Republican...
By Julie Pace | 03/12/14 09:48 AM
President Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers, a White House official said.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:46 AM
The three lawmakers seeking the Republican nomination for governor still are facing questions about their roles in a five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:44 AM
The Senate Finance version of SB138 would set the gas tax rate at 13 percent and change the role of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC, from what Gov. Sean Parnell proposed.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:40 AM
Does a West Point graduate and business owner with little name recognition give them their best shot at beating three-term Sen. Dick Durbin? Or is it a dairy magnate and state senator who has run twice for the office unsuccessfully, and has had past gaffes about immigrants and abortion?
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:37 AM
The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staffers as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP hopes of ending the party's decade-long drought on top-of-the-ticket wins in the state.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:32 AM
The Massachusetts Democrat is joining with North Carolina Republican Rep. Walter Jones to call attention to a resolution they filed urging the Obama administration to declassify 28 pages of a joint investigation by the House and Senate intelligence committees.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:30 AM
A campaign adviser to Hillary Clinton was involved in an off-the-books operation to help the former first lady's 2008 presidential campaign in four states and Puerto Rico, according to federal court documents.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:29 AM
After months of railing against President Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans have scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that has been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.
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