Boehner's Challenger Loses Job After Rude Attack Ad
April 29 2014 1:10 PM EDT
One of House Speaker John Boehner's Republican challengers lost his job at an Ohio university after an ad parodied an erectile-dysfunction drug commercial.
Prosecutors Say US Rep. Grimm Failed To Report $1M In Income
April 28 2014 11:53 AM EDT
The New York Republican is accused of hiding more than $1 million in income from a restaurant he owned and hiring illegal immigrants.
Boehner, Heritage Action Clash Again, This Time Over Immigration Reform
April 25 2014 5:26 PM EDT
The relationship between the speaker of the House and conservative groups went south last December over a budget agreement.
Bloomberg-Backed Moms Group Set To Take On NRA
April 24 2014 5:25 PM EDT
Just days after the former NYC mayor announced a $50 million initiative to fight the NRA, one of the groups he funds is about to face the gun lobby head on.
Oklahoma, With An Oil And Gas Boom, Is Facing A Budget Crisis
April 24 2014 3:38 PM EDT
State lawmakers strapped for cash are considering even more cuts to public programs. Critics say oil tax breaks are the real culprit.
Lawmaker Drops Bid To Make Bible Louisiana's Official Book
April 23 2014 1:47 PM EDT
Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody says the controversial bill has become a distraction.
US House Still Opposed To Funding CDC's Gun Violence Research
April 22 2014 3:17 PM EDT
Republicans say the CDC's gun violence prevention research will get no funding in FY 2015, and gun control advocates aren't happy.
In South Carolina, It's Students Vs. Lawmakers On Gay-Themed Books
April 21 2014 11:52 AM EDT
South Carolina students are rebelling against lawmakers trying to cut funds because gay-themed books are on the curriculum.
Rob Ford Launches Re-election Bid With Populist Message
April 18 2014 1:51 PM EDT
Ford says he has learned his lesson since the scandals and asks for a second chance to lower taxes and fight against elitists.
Clinton's Favorability Hits 6-Year Low
April 18 2014 12:22 PM EDT
The former secretary of state's favorability rating is still higher than those of her potential 2016 presidential GOP challengers.
Republicans Sink Texas 'Boats 'N Hoes' PAC
April 17 2014 4:35 PM EDT
The Texas fundraising group's name started a political war between Republicans and Democrats vying for women voters.
Christie Ahead Among Republicans For 2016, But Barely
April 17 2014 1:00 PM EDT
The New Jersey governor is beating the Republican competition, but he loses to Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical matchup.
North Dakota's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Law Found Unconstitutional
April 16 2014 5:45 PM EDT
A U.S. district court judge says the Supreme Court has already legalized abortions up to a certain point.
Out Of Office, Bloomberg Gets Even Tougher With NRA
April 16 2014 1:35 PM EDT
Bloomberg's grassroots group will use the NRA's single-minded, single-issue strategy to take on the gun lobby.
The Bible Could Soon Become Louisiana's Official Book
April 15 2014 5:06 PM EDT
Louisiana state lawmakers want to make the Holy Bible the state's official symbol.
ACLU Sues Michigan To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
April 15 2014 1:46 PM EDT
The ACLU of Michigan says same-sex couples who wed last month in the state's historic ceremony are being treated as "second-class" citizens.
How Senate GOP's Block Of Paycheck Fairness Act Could Haunt Party In November
April 09 2014 1:26 PM EDT
Senate Republicans say no again to a law meant to help close the gender wage gap.
Deportations Hit Minor Offenders, Not Serious Criminals, Say Immigration Advocates
April 08 2014 3:18 PM EDT
Independent studies appear to support complaints of a heavy-handed approach to deporting undocumented immigrants.
Here's Where Jeb Bush And Other GOP Hopefuls Stand On The Issues
April 08 2014 6:06 AM EDT
As Chris Christie's clout fades, several Republicans are maneuvering. From the Tea Party favorites to moderates, here's where they stand.
Obamacare Now 'Hip'? Not Quite
April 07 2014 12:06 PM EDT
However, Gallup data indicates that Republicans may have to adjust their strategy from the current all-out attack on health care reform.