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Back Behind Bars: Ex-Conn. Governor Sentenced to Prison Again

Back Behind Bars: Ex-Conn. Governor Sentenced to Prison Again

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has been sentenced to 30 months in a campaign fraud case, 10 years to the day... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Ill. Rep. Schock Resigns Amid Questions Over Spending

Ill. Rep. Schock Resigns Amid Questions Over Spending

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned from Congress Tuesday following questions surrounding misuse of funds in his... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015

Photos of Rep. Aaron Schock's "Downton Abbey" Office

Photos of Rep. Aaron Schock's (R-IL) new office in the Rayburn Office Building, which was designed to resemble the... View »

Mar 17, 2015
Race to the Right: 2016 GOP Hopefuls' Conservative Tack

Race to the Right: 2016 GOP Hopefuls' Conservative Tack

Some of the top potential Republican presidential candidates are aggressively positioning themselves to the... Read »

Mar 16, 2015
Attorney Clears Assembly Speaker to Pursue Housing Bills

Attorney Clears Assembly Speaker to Pursue Housing Bills

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins on Friday released a legal opinion saying she can pursue legislation that would expand... Read »

Mar 13, 2015
Judge Rules in Favor of Escondido Developer

Judge Rules in Favor of Escondido Developer

A judge ruled Friday that the City of Escondido cannot zone the former Escondido Country Club property as "open... Watch »

Mar 13, 2015
Chargers Open to Mission Valley Stadium Site?

Chargers Open to Mission Valley Stadium Site?

San Diego’s Citizens Stadium Advisory Group (CSAG) formally announced the recommendation of Mission Valley as a... Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Chicago Election Delays Obama Library Decision: AP Sources

Chicago Election Delays Obama Library Decision: AP Sources

President Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after... Read »

Mar 9, 2015
Vermont Town Elects Man Who Died a Day Before

Vermont Town Elects Man Who Died a Day Before

Voters in the Vermont town of Underhill have elected a man to serve on the select board who died a day before the... Read »

Mar 6, 2015
Rick Perry's Supporters Launch Super PAC

Rick Perry's Supporters Launch Super PAC

As former Texas Gov. Rick Perry readies a second presidential campaign, his supporters have created a super PAC... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Assemblyman Rocky Chávez Announces Bid for Senate

Assemblyman Rocky Chávez Announces Bid for Senate

California State Assemblyman Rocky Chávez announced Thursday he will run for the U.S. Senate. Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Top Democrat in Congress Will Run for Mikulski's Senate Seat

Top Democrat in Congress Will Run for Mikulski's Senate Seat

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Read »

Mar 4, 2015

Best Political Mustaches

Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia isn't the only politician sporting the 'stache. View »

Mar 4, 2015
Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach

Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach "Yes Means Yes" for Sex

Two California lawmakers want to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot:

Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot: "Gov't Should Value Everything God...

A GOP state lawmaker from East Texas says God didn't create marijuana by mistake and is pushing to remove all... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
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