| 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...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the former officers of Digital Domain Media, accusing them of defrauding the state and local governments out of $82 million.
Digital Domain Media was the former owner of the Venice visual effects...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:47 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted a post from his Twitter account Sunday that highlighted the drunken driving arrest of Travis County Dist. Atty. Rosemary Lehmberg, who figures in the saga leading to the governor's recent indictment by a Travis County grand...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Twenty years ago, one of the first callers to Jerry Brown's radio show, "We the People," asked whether campaign money had influenced him as governor in the 1970s and '80s.
"You bet I was influenced," he said. "You think you can collect $10 million or...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Gov. Scott Walker personally solicited millions of dollars in contributions for a conservative group during the 2011 and 2012 recalls, which prosecutors cited as evidence the governor and his campaign violated state campaign finance laws, records made...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday.
The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:25 PM
RICHMOND — The trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell is nothing short of a Virginia spectacle.
Here are some tidbits from the first week of testimony that didn't make it into our coverage, or that got glossed over more quickly than deserved.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The Oregon attorney general sued Oracle America Inc. on Friday, charging that the technology giant committed what “amounts to a pattern of racketeering activity” that cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars during the faulty rollout...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:45 PM
It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
RICHMOND – Every day during the ongoing federal trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, more happens than can be included in daily reports. Here are a few of those items from the trial's second week.
Who did Jonnie R. Williams Sr....