08/27/14 01:45 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters have rejected a repeal of the state's new petroleum tax system. A count Tuesday of 17,721 more votes widened the margin by which Alaska voters rejected the repeal. With 171,857 votes cast, "no" votes led by 8,443 votes. Alaskans on Aug. 19 voted on the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/27/14 01:16 PM
Democratic Senate candidates are winning the race for corporate cash, despite their populist rhetoric.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 01:12 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent loans from being bundled into securities and sold to investors, including an overhaul of the way that rating agencies work.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:53 PM
"Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 12:40 PM
House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress, followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to a new poll of likely voters.
By Paul Bedard | 08/27/14 12:28 PM
Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation's immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at a historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/27/14 12:24 PM
China blames the Aug. 19 incident on the U.S. aircraft flying too close to its coastline, in airspace it claims as its own -- a claim the U.S. does not recognize.
By Steve Doty | 08/27/14 12:13 PM
Florida and Arizona were among the states who held primary elections Tuesday and the races are now set in both states' gubernatorial races.
By Michael Barone | 08/27/14 12:06 PM
The body of party registrants is not necessarily identical to the body of its current supporters.
By Byron York | 08/27/14 12:06 PM
Rubio thinks an overreach by Obama could become a springboard for GOP action on immigration. If that happens, Rubio would like to see lawmakers take an approach far different from the Gang of Eight's comprehensive scheme.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
The former Republican governor of Florida easily won a Democratic primary Tuesday to take on his GOP successor, in one of the more tangled political face-offs in recent memory.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.
By Ed Sykes | 08/27/14 12:04 PM
Is this the new trend in viral campaigning?
08/27/14 12:01 PM
PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. After a fourth round of questioning before magistrates on Wednesday, Lagarde...
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