| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:08 AM
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The firefighters walked down the bleachers in a silent gymnasium full of mourners, their heavy work boots drumming a march on the wooden steps.
They bowed their heads for moments of silence at the front of an auditorium that...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
State Del. Jon S. Cardin's recent commentary on Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley is full of half truths and lies ("The lawless sheriffs of Maryland," June 17).
Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not a laughingstock, and I challenge Delegate Cardin to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a struggle nationally and a non-starter in most legislatures.
How did they do it?
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley warned Sunday morning that Maryland faces "job-killing cuts" if Congress allows a wave of automatic spending reductions to take place this Friday as scheduled.
Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation alongside Virginia Republican Gov. Bob...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Republican governors who worked to thwart much of President Barack Obama's first-term agenda are shifting gears and softening their rhetoric now that his run was extended for four more years and they're facing their own re-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- "It is not a white flag of surrender," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.
This was technically true: Scott did not wave a banner of any color when he announced Wednesday that he wants Florida to expand Medicaid, a key piece of Obamacare....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:52 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-dominated Michigan Senate adjourned Thursday without voting to provide medical insurance to hundreds of thousands of low-income adults under the federal health care law, prompting an uncharacteristically angry...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Republican versus Republican in the latest round of political battles over health care.
Conservative Republican legislators in major states are trying to block efforts by more pragmatic governors of their own party to accept...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:36 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday as her Arizona hometown paused to mark the second anniversary of a deadly shooting rampage that left...