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"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
Ousting of FDLE Commissioner Divides GOP

Ousting of FDLE Commissioner Divides GOP

The sudden ouster of the leader of Florida's main law-enforcement agency is now causing a major rift between Gov. Read »

Jan 20, 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
Guns on Florida College Campuses Moves Forward

Guns on Florida College Campuses Moves Forward

A House committee approved a bill Tuesday that would allow guns on state university campuses just two months after a... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Cuba a Central Theme in State of the Union

Cuba a Central Theme in State of the Union

As President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address, Cuba was one of the central topics of the... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Bill Would Force Students to Watch Conservative Movie

Bill Would Force Students to Watch Conservative Movie

A pair of Republican state lawmakers have proposed bill to require Florida students watch a movie by conservative... Read »

Jan 20, 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
Maryland Man Freed From Cuba to Attend State of Union

Maryland Man Freed From Cuba to Attend State of Union

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

Jan 19, 2015
Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas' Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Scott Avoids Explaining FDLE Shakeup

Scott Avoids Explaining FDLE Shakeup

A new leader was named to Florida's main law enforcement agency on Tuesday — but questions remain about why Gov. Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015

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