It's All Politics
Aug 27, 2014 — Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to taking under-the-table payments when he switched sides between GOP presidential candidates. The former state senator previously denied the rumors.
Aug 27, 2014 — The nonpartisan budget office reports growth that's slower than expected, but also that the Affordable Care Act's changes to Medicare are successfully holding down costs.
Aug 27, 2014 — Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
Aug 25, 2014 — When talking competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. But the contest between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and likely opponent Scott Brown has become surprisingly close.
Aug 22, 2014 — A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in Iowa, and the GOP has opened 11 field offices statewide. But there's also a new team working the state, the Virginia-based group Americans for Prosperity.
Aug 21, 2014 — The Texas governor exploring a 2016 presidential bid says the Islamic State is too big of a threat to take direct intervention off the table.
Aug 15, 2014 — Sen. Brian Schatz leads Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic Senate primary by a slim 1,635 votes. Two remote precincts, damaged by Tropical Storm Iselle, could hold the decisive ballots.
Aug 14, 2014 — Eric Holder said federal investigators have already conducted interviews with eyewitnesses to the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb.
Aug 13, 2014 — A more detailed account about what happened to Lois Lerner's computer is now available. But critics say there are still lots of unanswered questions.
Aug 9, 2014 — At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.