| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comes to Chicago this afternoon for a series of fundraisers in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association — including one for Illinois GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner.
Christie, a potential...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The Sunday morning guest list:
Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union."
Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:44 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — As Gov. Chris Christie travels the country to support Republicans running for governor, he also is charting a course that could bear on his ability to seek the party's nomination for president in 2016.
Christie has traveled to 21...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" will remain in New York and will broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater, home to David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday.
"When Dave decides to pass the baton next year, we look forward to welcoming Stephen Colbert, one of...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Nobody asked me, but … the fans who gave Ray Rice a standing ovation before Thursday's preseason game apparently have not read the Ravens' fan behavior policy — specifically, the part that says: "Fans help shape the Ravens' image." They...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks.
“It is my...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:06 PM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist.
As the suspect was taken into...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Since California passed the nation’s first medical marijuana bill in 1996, many states have been following suit, but some -- most recently Florida and New York -- still grapple with what medical marijuana legislation should look like.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers announced a deal on Thursday to allow limited access to medical marijuana, making New York the 23rd state to offer some kind of access to the drug for the sick.
"This is probably the most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
New York on Friday became the 23rd state to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana, and the governor is expected to sign it.
The legislation comes 18 years after the first medical marijuana bill was proposed in the state Assembly and after a week of...
| Apr 27, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...