By M.L. Johnson | 04/14/14 08:45 AM
A growing number of Wisconsin school districts are asking to raise taxes to cover salaries, utilities and other basic costs, and voters are approving their requests at record rates.
By Michael J. Mishak | 04/14/14 08:40 AM
Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections.
By Martin Griffith | 04/14/14 08:38 AM
A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 03:27 PM
Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:42 PM
Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his recently passed budget plan as a sign of growing GOP unity.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:39 PM
After racing against the clock in an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change was putting the final touches Saturday on a scientific guide to help governments, industries and regular people take action to stop global warming from reaching dangerous levels.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:38 PM
The state Senate passed a $2.2 billion state capital budget Friday, along with a bill to raise the borrowing limit of the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority as part of an overall package to help build a new heat and power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:35 PM
Federal regulators have denied a request from American Midstream Partners to speed up consideration of its proposed abandonment of the Midla natural gas pipeline in Louisiana and Mississippi.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:32 PM
Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch."
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:27 PM
The Maryland congressman has been under fire from Republican Rep. Darrell Issa over his handling of the IRS targeting scandal.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:21 PM
President Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the state's 2016 presidential selection process.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:19 PM
President Obama is making his case for equal pay for women — a leading election-year issue for Democrats.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:17 PM
Finance officials from the world's major economies believe an ambitious goal to boost global growth by $2 trillion in the next five years is within reach despite a variety of threats, including rising tensions over Russia's actions in Ukraine.
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:15 PM
It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
By Associated Press | 04/11/14 11:57 AM
The White House says the U.S. has informed Iran that it will not issue a visa to Teheran's pick for envoy to the United Nations. It's the first time the White House has clarified the status of the controversial pick.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/18/14
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By Washington Examiner | 04/19/14
By Sean Higgins | 04/18/14
By Byron York | 04/19/14