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  • With court defeat, GOP health law effort now aimed at '16

    The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's health care overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest. But now, their efforts will be chiefly about teeing up the issue for the...
  • Madonna and Young: Will Pennsylvania matter in 2016 presidential race?

    It's been a long 40 years! Not since 1976 has Pennsylvania really mattered in a presidential primary for either major party. This irrelevance has not been caused by competing presidential candidates simply snubbing state voters or from any decline in...
  • Presidential candidates react: From 'historic victory' to 'I will not acquiesce'

    For most Republicans, the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage is an opportunity to put to rest a divisive issue that threatens their party in the 2016 presidential election. As if dropping a hint to some members of his party, Republican National...
  • Head of new Polish political force stresses strong economy

    The leader of Poland's new, pro-business political movement said Friday that a strong economy in Poland would breathe new energy into the European Union and help it compete on the global level. Ryszard Petru spoke to The Associated Press after a news...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and plans to announce that Tuesday. Here's a quick snapshot of things to know about him. ___ THE BRIEF "Sit down and shut up!" ''Get the hell off the...
  • Jindal announcement light on Louisiana's elected officials

    It seemed like a no-miss event in Louisiana politics, a sitting governor announcing his bid for the White House. But the crowd at Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign kickoff rally noticeably lacked for political star power. None of Louisiana's...
  • GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS

    GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS
    Virginia's Republican members of Congress plan to take their argument for the state's current congressional map back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The group, which is fighting a Democratic lawsuit that has already seen the state's 3rd Congressional...
  • Montana moves to reveal corporate campaign spending

    Montana, a state that has long prided itself on strict campaign finance laws, is giving up on barring corporations from political spending and is instead attempting to expose every penny spent by them in elections. Proposed rules released Wednesday to...
  • Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats

    Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats
    HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission decided Thursday to take legal action against the state Democratic Party over its refusal to comply with a May 29 subpoena for documents and internal communications concerning the 2014 re-...
  • Another Democrat decides to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight

    Another Democrat decides to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight
    Another Democrat has emerged to challenge Rep. Stephen Knight (R-Palmdale) in next year's election for the last Republican-held congressional district in Los Angeles County. Retired U.S. Air Force officer Evan "Ivan" Thomas said this week that he will...
  • Reaction to the Supreme Court's health care decision

    Reaction to the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding tax subsidies in President Barack Obama's health care law: ___ "Today, after more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal or weaken this law, after a presidential election based in part on...