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One of the most controversial recommendations in the report from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption commission report this week is to enact public financing of campaigns for statewide elections.
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"Corporations are people, my friend," presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011, after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes.
John Dennis Apel speaks outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, after oral arguments in his case.
A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country is bringing bitterly cold temperatures that prompted safety warnings for residents in the Rockies and threatened crops as far south as California.
Providence earned a 'B' grade in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index with a final score of 81 out of 100.
For more than a dozen years, the state of Florida executed condemned inmates with a three-drug cocktail that first put them to sleep, then paralyzed their bodies and eventually stopped their hearts.
A challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday as a federal court judge hears arguments in a case being closely watched around the country.
Intermountain Healthcare announced Tuesday it is joining the list of Utah employers offering spousal benefits for same-sex couples, despite the state's stance not recognizing same-sex marriages.
Attorneys and the presiding judge will gather Wednesday morning to nail down a trial date for Justin Michael Wolfe, who faces a second round of murder and drug charges.
The prosecution of a Rocky Mount police officer accused of making "straw" purchases of firearms has been delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides a similar case involving a former Virginia police officer.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that Texas billionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs must pay steep penalties to the Internal Revenue Service related to more than $45 million he tried to shield from taxes.
The Iowa Parole Board's decision for Kristina Fetters, 33, means she is the first inmate in the state sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile to be released after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year.
A Mississippi judge on Monday refused to grant a divorce to a lesbian couple who got married in California, saying the marriage wasn't recognized under state law, according to the woman who filed and her lawyer.
At this point, such a ruling may not seem like such a big deal. Prior to last year's elections, gays and lesbians had a civil right to marry in only six states.
Michigan's attorney general is pledging to challenge court rulings that could lead to parole for prisoners convicted of murders committed when they were under 18. Bill Schuette says he will appeal the decisions of Ann Arbor federal Judge John Corbett O'Meara, who has ordered the state to start the parole review process for more than 300 inmates.
"Guns Save Lives." Those words, set against the backdrop of a red heart, are the headline of a controversial Phoenix bus-stop advertisement at the center of a three-year legal battle between city officials and This controversial gun ad, set against the backdrop of a red heart, was banned from Phoenix bus stops in 2010, a move that set off a ... (more)