September 10, 2010 If Washington, D.C., has improved in the four years since Adrian Fenty was elected mayor, then why is he in trouble in Tuesday's primary? Most polls show him losing to D.C. Council chair Vincent Gray.
September 9, 2010 With Richard Daley announcing his retirement as mayor of Chicago, there is no shortage of potential candidates to succeed him. Most speculation has been on White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
August 18, 2010 Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag. Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress. And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
July 6, 2010 The Justice Department, as expected, has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Arizona and its recently-passed law on illegal immigration.
June 25, 2010 Nobody likes to pay taxes, but one Idaho state legislator says he should be exempt from any deadlines for penalties.
June 7, 2010 Twenty-two percent unemployment. That's the harsh reality facing Martinsville, Virginia. It's also the reality facing those trying to win votes in Virginia's 5th Congressional District.
June 2, 2010 His tough-talking campaign ad sparked a furor on the Web — but didn't get him enough votes to be the GOP's nominee for Ag Commissioner in Alabama.
May 18, 2010 A state Supreme Court has ruled that Connecticut's Secretary of State, Susan Bysiewicz, is ineligible to run for the attorney general's post being vacated by (now embattled) Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal.
May 11, 2010 Beau Biden, the son of the vice president and the state attorney general in Delaware, is recovering from what doctors describe as a "minor stroke."
April 26, 2010 Arizona has passed the strictest immigration measure in the nation. Will it finally get Congress to act on the issue?
April 20, 2010 A bill that would require presidential candidates to supply their birth certificate before they can appear on a state ballot got initial approval from the Arizona state House on Monday.
April 20, 2010 A bill to give the District of Columbia voting rights is expected to reach the House floor this week. But there are controversies over language that would strip many D.C. gun control measures from the bill.
April 7, 2010 Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, reversing the course of his predecessors, insists that proclaiming April in honor of Confederate history will help promote tourism in the commonwealth. The move drew ire from civil rights organizations and black poli...