Government & Politics

Justices back man whose $40K SUV was seized over $400 drug sale

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help efforts to...

Iowa lawmakers reject anti-vaccine proposals

Dr. Orin Levine: Vaccinations are a collective responsibility A bill that would have prohibited health care providers and insurance companies from discriminating against people who...

Governor Mike DeWine pauses executions in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has halted executions in the state until a new protocol can be identified that passes muster with the courts. "As...

Bernie Sanders raises $6 million in first 24 hours

Tuesday political recap Newly announced Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has raised $6 million since his campaign launched Tuesday morning, and $5.9 million in...

Justin Fairfax accuser speaks out as Va. Democrats end calls for impeachment

Virginia House Democrats are deferring to law enforcement officials to carry out their investigation into accusations that Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted two...

N.H. Dems scope out 2020 hopefuls during busy campaign weekend

Manchester, N.H. -- Thousands of New Hampshire Democrats began the search this weekend for their next president, or so they hoped. Balancing the thunderous...

It’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s first day back on the bench

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the bench Tuesday for the first day since undergoing lung surgery in December. Ginsburg returned to work last week,...

Larry Hogan: Trump looks “pretty weak” for 2020 election

Maryland's Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says that while President Trump is likely to fend off a GOP primary challenger, he may be vulnerable in the general...

Georgia Senate committee approves Medicaid waiver proposal

By SANYA MANSOOR Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - A proposal to allow Gov. Brian Kemp to pursue Medicaid waivers from the federal government has been approved...

Some New Hampshire Dems lukewarm on Sanders’ second run

Manchester, N.H. - When independent Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to New Hampshire as a second-time presidential candidate, it's likely he'll receive a chilly reception. Three...

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