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Bill to Make Cheerleaders Team Employees Goes to Gov.
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Bill to Make Cheerleaders Team Employees Goes to Gov.

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill making it clear that professional cheerleaders are sports team employees. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers have passed a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
U.S. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling's Global Impact

U.S. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling's Global Impact

The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States... Read »

Jun 27, 2015
2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling

2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling

The presidential candidates’ reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of same-sex marriage broke down... Read »

Jun 26, 2015
California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Legislative Hurdle

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Legislative Hurdle

California's Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he is running for the GOP presidential nomination. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton is miles ahead of her closest Democratic competitor in the 2016 White House race — and she also... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

Republican presidential candidates — and several GOP lawmakers — said Monday they are donating or returning funds... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control

Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying "institutional racism" just... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015

"WTF" Podcast Host Interviews President Obama in Garage

President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
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