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  • No end to campaign in swing state of Colorado

    The seventh-floor suite of an isolated business tower in this area of richly ethnic enclaves bustled for much of the last year with Republican volunteers poring over voter phone lists, then dialing to speak with residents not just in English, but also...
  • In surprise move, Supreme Court to hear healthcare law challenge

    The Supreme Court put President Obama's healthcare law back into legal peril, announcing it would consider a conservative group's claim that the law does not allow the government to subsidize health insurance for low and middle-income Americans in two-...
  • In Iowa, GOP's Joni Ernst broke a gender barrier on her own terms

    In Iowa, GOP's Joni Ernst broke a gender barrier on her own terms
    Joni Ernst's feat this week was one that many thought was impossible: a Republican victory in a blue state that Obama won twice, and the first woman ever elected to Congress from Iowa. Not only did Ernst win a U.S. Senate seat, she clobbered her...
  • In Denton, Texas, voters approve 'unprecedented' fracking ban

    In Denton, Texas, voters approve 'unprecedented' fracking ban
    Voters approved bans on hydraulic fracturing in California, Ohio and Texas this week, most notably in a north Texas town at the heart of the nation's oil and gas boom. The fracking ban in Denton, a college town of 121,000 about 40 miles north of Dallas,...
  • Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly

    Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly
    Pipes, tanks and other equipment rust in the humid Southern air. Leaky roofs leave puddles on factory floors. Abandoned buildings are scattered across an 800-acre site contaminated with hundreds of tons of mercury. If this were a factory making cars...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes

    Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes
    A University of California proposal to increase tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years drew sharp opposition Thursday from Gov. Jerry Brown, top state legislative leaders and student activists, ending three years of relative peace over...
  • Pinup video on military base raises eyebrows in Utah

    The girlie video was intended as pure cheesecake. But for Jennifer Seelig, it was more like a horror flick. Seelig, minority leader in the Utah House, learned of the controversial footage last month as she boarded a flight to Washington. While in the...
  • Can Harry Reid tame battle instincts as Senate minority leader?

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not one to run from a fight. The tenacious Nevadan pulled himself from dusty, desert poverty to the corridors of power, and once punched his future father-in-law after being denied a date with the woman who would...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's abuse-of-power case gets underway in surreal fashion

    There was no grand entrance of the accused for the media horde to document. No stirring speech on the courthouse steps. In fact, the defendant never spoke during the sometimes plodding and technical proceedings. Still, there was plenty of political...
  • A look at voter turnout suggests 2016 won't be easy for Republicans

    After investing millions of dollars in data, analytics and their ground game in an attempt to avoid the bruising losses of the 2012 election cycle, Republicans faced a key test Tuesday: Could they match the Democrats' vaunted turnout operation? The...