By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:17 PM
Gov. Mike Pence and House Republicans entered the 2014 legislative session with big plans for education, taxes and roads, but they often found themselves running into Senate roadblocks.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:15 PM
Democrats are accusing Republican Gov. Chris Christie of trying to create new taxes, for a change.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:11 PM
The case of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a female captain under his command is set to return to a Fort Bragg courtroom less than a week after proceedings were postponed to allow time for a possible plea agreement.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:08 PM
U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:06 PM
In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:03 PM
Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:43 PM
Arizona State Hospital is now in compliance with federal regulations and is no longer at risk of losing its Medicare funding, according to a letter from an official.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:40 PM
A federal judge on Friday rejected several arguments brought by opponents of a proposed first-in-the-nation offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound but ordered the government to review claims that the Cape Wind project could pose risks to migratory birds and the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:20 PM
Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:09 PM
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey is warning that the deadly gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in New York and killed eight people shows the need to fix the aging infrastructure that delivers fuel in cities across the country.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:05 PM
Municipal electric companies in Connecticut say a growing number of people are abusing a state law that protects those with serious or life-threatening illnesses from having their electricity shut off during the winter months because they can't afford to pay the bill.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:02 PM
The South is where President Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where the party's toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 12:55 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is calling on newly announced Republican challenger Scott Brown to sign the same pact in New Hampshire that helped prevent outside groups from pouring millions of dollars into his last Massachusetts Senate election.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 12:52 PM
The Republican primary for Illinois governor is approaching after a campaign that featured unprecedented involvement by labor unions, allegations of sexual harassment and millions in spending by one candidate.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 12:49 PM
Faced with the ongoing exit of American troops from Afghanistan, the top U.S. aid agency wants to step up its use of smartphones, satellite imagery and GPS cameras to oversee tax-funded development projects that aid workers no longer will be able to observe with their own eyes.
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