| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett suggested Thursday that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno should have kept his job in 2011 amid the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
"They probably shouldn't have fired him, they probably should've...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Wisconsin prosecutors on Tuesday are asking a federal appeals court to allow them to restart an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Governor Scott Walker's campaign and special interest groups during elections in 2011 and 2012.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school under tight security Tuesday morning as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In the long, and often weird, history of political debates, this may have been a first: A gubernatorial debate stalled for six minutes because of a fight over whether one candidate could bring a fan.
No, not the cheering kind of fan -- although both...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday overturned an earlier ruling that had halted an investigation in Wisconsin into possible illegal coordination between Governor Scott Walker's campaign and special interest groups in 2011 and 2012 elections.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for gay marriages to begin in Idaho by lifting a temporary order from earlier this week.
The justices turned down an appeal from Idaho's governor seeking to block same-sex marriages there. An earlier temporary...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It is a tough campaign season for a lot of incumbents this year, with a grumpy electorate and Congress having few achievements to tout, but New York Rep. Michael Grimm would seem to be in a particular jam.
The record of the Republican from Staten...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker has won re-election, Reuters/Ipsos projected on Tuesday, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away.
It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The federal government announced new guidelines Monday for monitoring healthcare workers returning from West Africa that are far less restrictive than the quarantines that some states put in place for aid workers at risk of contracting Ebola.