| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. soil took a turn for the worse Sunday, with officials saying Thomas Eric Duncan was on a respirator fighting for his life.
A senior federal health official familiar with his condition said Duncan “could...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The presidential election of 2012 and Maryland's gubernatorial election of 2014 have much in common rhetorically in terms of their approaches to issues and spin, the two key components of political persuasion.
The 2012 presidential election pitted a...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Dallas officials said that relatives of the man infected with Ebola left their apartment after agreeing not to, which prompted officials to issue a confinement order overnight.
“They were noncompliant with the request to stay home,” Dallas...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Five elementary, middle and high school students who had contact with a man diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola are being monitored, Texas officials said Wednesday, as the search was underway for people who may have been exposed to the deadly virus.
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Here's another thing: The attack ad on Larry Hogan that claims Anthony Brown's Republican challenger for governor wants to give a $300 million tax break to corporations at the expense of kindergartners — that's another stretch into the shady side by...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Health experts were observing 12 to 18 people who were in contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States and who was in serious condition in a Texas hospital, officials said on Wednesday.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
For years, Republican opposition to immigration reform has exacted a steep political cost, the enmity of Latino voters.
But now some are pivoting to a less perilous argument for their opposition to reordering the nation’s immigration laws: It&...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, had a much higher titillation quotient than most political corruption cases. First, there was the bling factor: The McDonnells were accused of accepting $177,000 in cash, loans and...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In a memoir set to be released next week, Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, reveals that she terminated a pregnancy 17 years ago after learning the fetus suffered from a severe brain abnormality.
A state senator from Fort Worth,...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...