Staring down a fast-approaching government shutdown that threatens to disrupt life for millions of Americans, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has turned to a strategy that so far has preserved his tenuous hold on House leadership but also marked it by chaos: giving hard-right lawmakers what they want.
Erin DuPree stepped aside Friday, a day after Walz appointed her to lead the Office of Cannabis Management.
Kate Beane is one of 13 people who will approve the design of a new state flag and seal by Jan. 1.
Sidewalk shoveling, policing and even Mayor Frey's standing are all in play in 13 ward races.
A contentious June vote during a Muslim holiday killed any chance of the issue going to voters — this year.
Rep. Andy Kim of New Jersey announced on Saturday that he will run against Sen. Robert Menendez in the state's Democratic primary for Senate next year, saying he feels compelled to run against the three-term senator after he and his wife were indicted on sweeping corruption charges.
Working furiously to take control of a House in disarray, allies of Speaker Kevin McCarthy implored their Republican colleagues Saturday to drop their hardline tactics and work together to approve a conservative spending plan to prevent a federal shutdown.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill to require human drivers on board self-driving trucks, a measure that union leaders and truck drivers said would save hundreds of thousands of jobs in the state.
BLOGS + COLUMNISTS
Decades before diversity, equity or inclusion were the norm, a young Al Quie invited a Mexican American pastor to tiny Nerstrand, Minn.
"I've always felt if a choice must be made between commerce and the environment, the environment should win,'' former Minnesota governor Arne Carlson said in an interview with columnist Dennis Anderson.
After climate summit, California Gov. Gavin Newsom faces key decisions to reduce emissions back home
California Gov. Gavin Newsom made big waves in the climate world recently by announcing a lawsuit alleging major oil and gas companies deceived the public about the risks fossil fuels posed for global warming and saying he would sign the nation's most sweeping emissions reporting rules for large companies.
Donald Trump commits to Nevada caucus as state GOP approves rules rivals see as helping his campaign
Former President Donald Trump 's campaign committed to running in Nevada's caucus as the state party approved rules that rival campaigns say tilt the state's nominating process in his favor.
The former president entered hospice care seven months ago.
As Republican-led states have rushed to ban gender-affirming for minors, some families with transgender children found a bit of solace: At least they lived in states that would allow those already receiving puberty blockers or hormone therapy to continue.
The federal government is heading toward a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics as Republicans in the House, fueled by hard-right demands for deep cuts, force a confrontation over federal spending.
As a state representative running a longshot campaign for South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley would often explain her opposition to abortion with a story about her family.
In late 2020, Sen. Bob Menendez met with Philip Sellinger, a private practice lawyer and former fundraiser for the senator, to assess his potential fit as the next U.S. attorney for the state of New Jersey — and to discuss one case in particular.
Medicaid expansion to begin soon in North Carolina as governor decides to let budget bill become law
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday he would let the state budget bill that's now reached his desk become law without his signature, opening the way for Medicaid coverage for 600,000 low-income adults, with some receiving the government health insurance soon.
Powerful Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey was charged Friday with secretly aiding the authoritarian government of Egypt and trying to thwart the criminal prosecution of a friend in exchange for gold bars and cash under a corruption indictment that accuses him of using his foreign affairs influence for personal gain.
Erin DuPree was selling high-dose cannabis products at her hemp shop that weren't compliant with state law.