LGBT groups are crying foul after Gov. Bob McDonnell launched a campaign Friday aimed at finding homes for a thousand of the nearly 4,000 children in Virginia's foster care system.
Arizona's bitter debate over a signature part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has sparked an investigation into lawmakers' safety after at least nine legislators received a threatening email over Gov.
Federal officials were searching the country for a possible temporary replacement for a bridge that collapsed along the crucial Interstate 5 corridor, but Washington Gov.
Gun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances - including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust." A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major route between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the interstate into the river below as ... (more)
Texas Gov. Rick Perry once wrote a book about the Boy Scouts and the group's role in upholding conservative values, so it's probably to be expected that he is upset by its decision to allow openly gay scouts.
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust." A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all ... (more)
Two Democratic legislators and the head of a nonprofit organization advocating for LGBT rights in Virginia held a press call Tuesday to condemn the anti-LGBT records and rhetoric used by the GOP's statewide candidates, specifically Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, candidate for governor, and lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson.
Schools in Newtown, Conn., will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators dead last year.
Scott Walker tried to introduce himself to Iowa Republicans Thursday as so many would-be presidential candidates often do - one of their own.
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., greets President Obama upon arriving in Atlantic City, N.J., on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by the unprecedented cyclone Sandy.
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A Republican member of the Arizona House says she received an obscene and threatening voicemail at her office because she supports Gov.
The Mississippi River town of Vicksburg is holding several events this week to mark the 150th anniversary of its siege during the Civil War.
On the day of Anthony Weiner's first official campaign stop, the governor of New York offered a scathing evaluation of the disgraced former congressman's bid for mayor.
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to continue his climate change charge, joining scientists releasing a 20-page call to action on environmental problems including pollution, extinctions and population growth.
A Republican state lawmaker submitted a bill Wednesday to expand Medicaid to thousands more low-income Ohioans, with the hope that by adding changes such as copayments for some of the newly eligible that she could sway more of her GOP colleagues to back the idea.