| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The problem with putting famous people on a pedestal to be worshipped as semi-divine is this: Talent in a nation of over 300 million people is a cheap commodity.
Virtue, however, is rare, and seldom will it be found among the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:49 PM
When it comes to raising their young, chimpanzee mothers are more socially outgoing and gregarious if they are caring for a boy, as opposed to a girl, according to a new study.
In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, researchers concluded...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:46 AM
John R. Broadway has joined Organization Management Group Inc. as general counsel and legislative advisor, bringing nearly 40 years of experience working in policy, law and government, according to a news release.
Organization Management Group Inc....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Surrounded by a dozen other Democrats, Anthony G. Brown summoned the news media Wednesday to once again claim that his opponent wants to cut nearly half a billion dollars in state school construction funding.
Republican Larry Hogan has never said that....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Current job: U.S. representative
Born in: Bangkok
Lives in: Hoffman Estates
Personal: Bryan Bowlsbey, major with the National Guard
Education: Bachelor's degree in political science, University of Hawaii (1989); master's in...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The record-low voter turnout in California's June primary has added urgency to the contest for the state's top elections post.
The two candidates — Republican Pete Peterson, the director of a public policy think tank, and Democratic state Sen....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash.
"It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In many close election contests, candidates run to the middle. Not Paul Chabot.
The Republican military veteran vying for a congressional seat in an increasingly Democratic Inland Empire district is trumpeting his conservative views. He is embracing...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip.