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  • Christie says he hasn't made decision on presidential race

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn't made a decision on whether to run for president, even as two people with knowledge of his decision said he plans to announce his candidacy Tuesday. "When I decide, I'll let everybody know,"...
  • Connecticut Politicians Applaud Supreme Court Decision On Obamacare

    Connecticut Politicians Applaud Supreme Court Decision On Obamacare
    State officials and Connecticut's congressional delegation praised the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold an essential aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Members of the delegation, all Democrats, took to the Senate floor, MSNBC and to...
  • State, AFSCME OK ongoing talks without lockout or strike

    Negotiations on a contract with Illinois' largest public employee union will continue without the possibility of a strike or lockout for one month after the contract expires next week. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's office and the American Federation...
  • Delaware Senate rejects proposal to raise vehicle fees

    The state Senate on Thursday rejected a Democratic proposal to raise vehicle fees to pay for road and infrastructure improvements. The measure was defeated on an 11-10 party-line vote Thursday, failing to win the required three-fifths majority in the...
  • California climate plan has inland condemning coastal elitism

    The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Gov. Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office. Brown and other Democrats are pushing...
  • SC governor: Removing Confederate flag will defy race hatred

    South Carolina's governor declared Monday that the Confederate flag should be removed from the Statehouse grounds as she acknowledged that its use as a symbol of hatred by the man accused of killing nine black church members has made it too divisive to...
  • Obama's message to supporters who want more from him: I'm making progress

    Obama's message to supporters who want more from him: I'm making progress
    As much as President Obama has battled Republicans and even fellow Democrats during his administration, he’s faced an equally difficult opponent during his six-plus years in the White House: the expectations that he would fulfill the sweeping...
  • Ethics panel to continue probe of 2013 Azerbaijan trip

    The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is continuing an investigation of nine members of Congress who went on a 2013 trip to Azerbaijan paid for by that country's government. The ethics panel said in a statement that lawmakers from both parties are...
  • Rauner serves a veto and a lifeline

    Rauner serves a veto and a lifeline
    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Thursday he has vetoed the state budget that lawmakers passed in May, except for education appropriations, which he has approved. His rejection of a spending plan that was hopelessly unbalanced came with a significant offer...
  • Garcetti, Villaraigosa and Newsom, eyeing 2018, lay out visions for California

    Garcetti, Villaraigosa and Newsom, eyeing 2018, lay out visions for California
    On a recent day filled with earnest discussions about mayoral policy matters, three politicians sketched out appeals that could become very familiar in future California elections. Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles mayor, geeked out about the governing...
  • GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS

    GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS
    Virginia's Republican members of Congress plan to take their argument for the state's current congressional map back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The group, which is fighting a Democratic lawsuit that has already seen the state's 3rd Congressional...