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  • $7B transportation budget passes despite license provision

    The state's transportation budget headed to the governor Thursday amid criticism from Democrats who claim a piece of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state. At issue is a provision in the two-year,...
  • McAuliffe signs state budget with raises for state workers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and has more money for the governor to spend on economic development. The Democratic governor...
  • Kansas tea partier Tim Huelskamp: Another irate Obamacare customer

    WASHINGTON Texas Sen. Ted Cruz isn't the only ardent critic of Obamacare in Congress who is signing up for health coverage under a law he's vowed to repeal. Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp, chairman of the Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives,...
  • Bernie Sanders hates money in politics, the very thing he'll need to beat Clinton

    Much of Bernie Sanders' career is centered around his disgustfor money in politics. He hates the fact of it, hates itseffects, and, naturally, he has deep disdainfor the process ofraising it. The bigger the number, the more contempt he has. "I don't do...
  • Bill would put Christie's tax incentives under microscope

    Details of business tax incentives like the $5 billion handed out under Gov. Chris Christie would have to be more extensively disclosed under a bill moving in the Legislature. The Assembly voted Thursday to approve a measure that requires the governor to...
  • Lawmakers urge more study of US tribal recognition changes

    Several congressional members called on the U.S. Interior Department Thursday to slow down an overhaul of the rules for granting federal recognition to American Indian tribes, saying more study is needed of problems that could result from lowering the bar...
  • Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him

    A well-connected Republican political operative is the first candidate to formally enter the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana. Eric Holcomb, a former state Republican Party chairman, pointed during Thursday's announcement to his...
  • Arizona House revives effort to make meet REAL ID standards

    Arizona lawmakers have revived an effort to bring the state into compliance with federal security rules for driver's licenses that could keep residents from boarding airplanes starting next year without a change in state law. The legislation's future...
  • Review: 'Hissing Cousins' by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer

    Review: 'Hissing Cousins' by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
    If the predictions of pundits and pols hold true, voters in 2016 will have little to decide but choice of dynasty: Bush or Clinton. Where, oh where, are the new faces and names, the critics have been moaning. Yet, American politics has long been...
  • Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws

    A senior Obama administration official violated agency ethics policies but did not break any laws when he intervened in three visa cases involving foreign investors with ties to prominent Democrats, a government watchdog told Congress Thursday. The...
  • In New York state, fracking ban fuels secession talk

    In New York state, fracking ban fuels secession talk
    From this village of dairy farms and friendly diners, Carolyn Price can see across the border into Pennsylvania, and it is a bittersweet view. The rolling hills a few miles away are as green as the ones here, and the Susquehanna River is icy and beautiful...