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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
De Blasio Loyal to Patriots in Deflategate, Super Bowl

De Blasio Loyal to Patriots in Deflategate, Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York's City... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Silver to Leave Post as He Loses Democratic Support

Silver to Leave Post as He Loses Democratic Support

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed to give up the position he has held for... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Christie Launches Political Action Committee

Christie Launches Political Action Committee

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organizati... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to connect with Iowa conservatives by assuring them that "you'll alwa... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Top Pols Back Silver After Arrest on Federal Bribery Charges

Top Pols Back Silver After Arrest on Federal Bribery Charges

New York and its Democratic Gov. Cuomo start this year's legislative session facing the latest taint on its already... 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
Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges and is accused of... 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
Christie Heading to London in February

Christie Heading to London in February

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will travel to London early next month for a trade mission that will double as anoth... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Cuomo Calls for Teacher Overhaul, More NYPD Diversity in State of State

Cuomo Calls for Teacher Overhaul, More NYPD Diversity in State of Stat...

Gov. Cuomo has proposed a $141.6 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, up about $4 billion from the current... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Congressman Slams Obama for

GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest

A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
De Blasio Visits Paris After Terror Attacks

De Blasio Visits Paris After Terror Attacks

Mayor Bill de Blasio made a trip to Paris on Tuesday to show his and his city's support in the wake of a spate of... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
State of the Union: What To Expect

State of the Union: What To Expect

President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism. Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
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