By Steve Doty | 03/11/14 03:06 PM
Team 26, a group of cyclists who rode 400 miles from Connecticut to Washington, D.C., arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to call on Congress to pass comprehensive gun legislation.
By Steve Doty | 03/11/14 08:18 AM
Illinois is facing a $100 billion pension shortfall, and in 2013, the state passed pension reform that was largely backed by Gov. Pat Quinn. The reform has angered labor unions across the state, but Quinn will get their support in 2014.
By Steve Doty | 03/10/14 08:12 AM
With under two weeks to go in the Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary, businessman Bruce Rauner holds a sizable leader over his three closest challengers. Recent polling shows Rauner with 40 percent of the vote.
By Steve Doty | 02/27/14 12:45 PM
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Thursday that there's a growing tension among Republicans between the elected leaders and the grassroots base.
By Steve Doty | 02/27/14 10:55 AM
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., told a group of supporters Thursday morning that if the party can make major gains during the 2014 midterm cycle, Republicans could win the White House in 2016. Bachmann's remarks came during an event to recognize the five-year anniversary of the Tea...
By Steve Doty | 02/26/14 02:17 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that if his state increases the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, it wouldn't drive companies to leave his state.
By Steve Doty | 02/26/14 10:45 AM
Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf's major TV ad buy across the state has given him a boost in the polls, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll released Wednesday. The F&M poll shows Wolf with 36 percent of the vote among likely Democratic primary...
By Steve Doty | 02/25/14 02:18 PM
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he believes a nuclear-free world is unrealistic and other countries will not follow the United States' lead on disarming.
By Steve Doty | 02/24/14 12:08 PM
Pennsylvania Democratic candidate for governor Katie McGinty is trying a fresh approach with her new 'selfie' campaign ads.
By Steve Doty | 02/24/14 11:41 AM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has opened up an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the race for Texas governor, according to a new poll released Monday. A University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll found that 47 percent of voters back Abbott, while 36 percent say they'd vote for Davis....
By Steve Doty | 02/24/14 08:26 AM
Democrats and Republicans will focus on health care and its impact on Maryland residents during the 2014 Maryland gubernatorial race.
By Steve Doty | 02/21/14 09:53 AM
Other than adding another high-profile name to a large Democratic field, Wagner brings one important factor to the race: He's the only Democratic candidate running with ties to western Pennsylvania, and that could be his biggest advantage in a primary where candidates are searching for ways to...
By Steve Doty | 02/21/14 08:13 AM
The Maryland Democratic primary for governor pits Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who has the support of the established Democratic base, versus two newcomers who are looking to shake up the party.
By Steve Doty | 02/19/14 03:55 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign has released the first ad of the 2014 election cycle, highlighting the cuts he's made in the state during his first three years in office. "We reduced spending, lived within our budget and not raised taxes, just as I promised to do," the governor is...
02/18/14 12:29 PM
President Obama announced new fuel efficiency standards for trucks at a Safeway distribution center in Upper Marlboro, Md., on Tuesday.
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