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Group Takes Issue With Lawmaker's

Group Takes Issue With Lawmaker's "Islamic" Tweet

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, was under fire Friday from a Los Angeles-based Muslim advocacy... Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

The Senate on Thursday easily approved President Barack Obama's pick to head the Pentagon, confirming the fourth... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, party leaders announced Thursday. Philadelphia... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke from London on Wednesday on the trade issues at the heart of his current overseas... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Gavin Newsom Eyes California Governor's Office

Gavin Newsom Eyes California Governor's Office

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday that he is creating a committee to run for governor of California in... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015
California May Charge $52 Fee to Use Roads

California May Charge $52 Fee to Use Roads

Most California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker's proposal for transportation funding. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Speaker Proposes $52 Fee for Road Repairs

Speaker Proposes $52 Fee for Road Repairs

Most California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker's proposal for transportation funding. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House Republicans once again voted to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, continuing their efforts... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

President Barack Obama defended his new $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday amid Republican criticism, by arguing... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

A Southern California lawmaker wants to increase the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21 in an effort to... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
NYC's

NYC's "Rent Is Too Damn High" Candidate Facing Eviction

A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitu... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Biden: Community College Plan a

Biden: Community College Plan a "Gigantic Opportunity"

Vice President Joe Biden visited Los Angeles Friday to talk about helping more Americans go to college. Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. He may soon be hoping... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
CA Senate Race Heats Up

CA Senate Race Heats Up

The California senate race is heating up with some new potential candidates, while others say they simply don't want... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforceme... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015

"Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU

LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S.... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015

"A Big Mystery": What to Expect From Maryland's New Gov.

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in... Read »

Jan 21, 2015

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