| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty. ...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry — until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working.
He's dropped a few pounds and...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest.
In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 10:22 PM
It's been nearly three years since Rick Perry stood on a debate stage in Michigan and fumbled fruitlessly for the name of the third federal agency he vowed to eliminate as president.
Since then, the Texas governor has worked assiduously to restore his...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, facing felony charges that he abused his power, stayed on the offensive Sunday, saying he did the right thing by cutting off money for the state’s anti-corruption watchdog.
“I stood up for the rule of law in the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:16 PM
In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
It's sobering to recall that less...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
For most people, summer is a treasured time to cool your heels in a cottage by a lake or in a hammock in the backyard. It's not so simple for politicians. For them, deciding when and where to vacation can be perilous. Repair to a beach on the East Coast...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry vigorously denounced on Saturday an indictment charging him with abusing his power by targeting the state's ethics watchdog and said his accusers wrongly sought to criminalize the proper dispatch of his duties.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who hopes to use detailed position papers to build a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, released an energy plan Tuesday that calls for expanded oil and gas production and reversing the Obama administration's...
| Sep 14, 2014
In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...