RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Executive Branch

A collection of news and information related to Executive Branch published by this site and its partners.

Top Executive Branch Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Medicaid expansion: Arkansas and other states cut deals with feds for alternative plans

    WASHINGTON If Gov. Bill Haslam is searching for clues about what kind of deal Tennessee might be able to cut with the federal government to expand Medicaid, he should look just across the Mississippi River. Arkansas was the first state to get a federally...
  • Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

    (This April 12 story was corrected to change name of organizing group in the third paragraph to Americans for Prosperity Foundation from Americans for Prosperity) MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted...
  • Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]

    Someone is qualified to be Md. governor — he's just not a Democrat [Letter]
    In a recent letter to the editor, K. Cooper was half right — the Democrats have no one who is genuinely qualified to be Maryland's next governor ("Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" April 5). However, the Republicans do:...
  • Best tribute to Askew would be true campaign finance reform

    The late Florida Gov. Reubin Askew's most frustrating political campaign probably wasn't his 1984 run for president of the United States. More likely, it was his 1988 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Askew left that race almost as quickly as he entered. The...
  • The West Bank is under military occupation and that's a fact

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — According to press reports, the crowd at a recent Republican Jewish Coalition conference "noticeably gasped" when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie referred to the West Bank as "occupied territories." Christie promptly apologized to...
  • Japan PM talks with BOJ chief, does not push for easing

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday but did not pressure the central bank chief to ease policy, curbing speculation that the BOJ might take more aggressive action this month. Over lunch, Abe...
  • Robinson sues Seminole Tribe after casino stage fall

    Renowned baseball hall-of-famer Brooks Robinson plunged six feet from an unsecured stage during a charity event at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Fla., two years ago and is now suing the Seminole Tribe for nearly $10 million for his permanent...
  • Interviews show Christie staff reacting to scandal

    TRENTON, N.J. The law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to investigate the George Washington Bridge lane closures on Monday released more than 400 pages of documents that describe in detail interactions between the governor's aides as the...
  • Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates

    When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
  • Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees

    Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees
    SACRAMENTO -- Senate leader Darrell Steinberg on Monday outlined a new proposal for funding affordable housing, transportation upgrades and bullet train construction with money from California's cap-and-trade program. The program, approved by the...
  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...