By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:20 PM
A recent decline in Missouri's casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans' nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:16 PM
The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a budget that would patch a projected shortfall with the state's Rainy Day Fund.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:13 PM
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a Tea Party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:09 PM
In the decades since, the justices have extended the decision, making it tough for celebrities, politicians and other public figures to win libel suits.
By William Patrick | 03/08/14 05:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Some local law enforcement agencies are playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown. Recent court documents reveal a troubling cell phone...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/08/14 04:32 PM
Conservative journalists on Friday highlighted the multiple scandals of the Obama administration during a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference and explained why they brought more light and more heat to stories dismissed by the mainstream media. The panel included Townhall's...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14 04:09 PM
A new labor union research report offers a scathing indictment of how Obamacare affects middle-class workers. The report features a series of arguments that conservatives have long made about the law, right down to mentioning the language of "unintended consequences." Jon Ralston has the...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican National Committee data operatives will build a list of the millions of Americans who have lost insurance policies due to Obamacare in order to help their candidates win over these voters at the ballot box in 2014 and 2016. "Getting that information [on plan cancellations] and...
By Paul Bedard | 03/08/14 04:00 PM
A national union that represents 300,000 low-wage hospitality workers charges in a new report that Obamacare will slam wages, cut hours, limit access to health insurance and worsen the very “income equality” President Obama says he is campaigning to fix. “Only in Washington could asking...
03/08/14 04:00 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers left Richmond Saturday without accomplishing their most important task: passing a roughly $96 billion budget for the next two years. Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe immediately called for a special session to begin in two weeks, saying he's hopeful that...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/08/14 03:51 PM
Just like we planned... "At this point, I think actually it is working the way it should. What we need to do is, after the first year, we evaluate what the pool looks like. Can we make sure that we're keeping the premiums low?" - President Obama on Obamacare How to win "Who are the two...
03/08/14 02:32 PM
MILAN (AP) — Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand. Neither European was on the plane, which disappeared Saturday less than an hour...
By Paul Bedard | 03/08/14 02:15 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama has been hurt by slumping polls and the Russia crisis. "Bottom line this week is that President Obama lost a little ground in the polls, so his grade will stay the same as last week. Not good. “He opened...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 12:20 PM
The White House says President Obama is continuing his telephone outreach on Ukraine during his Florida vacation. The president spoke individually Saturday with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President Francois Hollande.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 12:14 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton "has a lot to explain" should she run for president, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, the final day of its annual meeting.
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