RICHMOMD, Va. (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday called a second special session of the Texas Legislature to pass widespread abortion restrictions across the nation’s second-largest state, after the first attempt by Republicans died […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – More than 600 women’s rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats begin a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The state Legislature on Saturday passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians, as it rushed to meet its deadline […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s re-election glow is gone. Congress’ reputation remains dismal. And only about one in five Americans say they trust the government to do what’s right most of the time, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate gun control supporters struggled Tuesday to salvage their drive to expand background checks to more buyers, buoyed by a visit from wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords but facing enough potential opponents to derail their endeavor.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Obama is courting well-heeled donors in California on a two-day fundraising jaunt that requires the president to walk a fine line:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed legislation through the House on Wednesday to ease the short-term impact of $85 billion in spending cuts and prevent a government shutdown this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turns out politicians are people, too, only worse. Just ask pros who make their living in the trenches of everyday human drama such as divorce, family feuds or schoolyard scraps.