Independents, Democrats join forces in attempt to unseat Republicans.
WASHINGTON — Say this about the 113th Congress: It’s managed to live down to low expectations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren’t even under review bec…
WASHINGTON — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
Election Day may not decide which party wins the Senate majority. Why?
Figuring out how to treat everybody fairly could be a challenge.
The fight to increase Americans' stagnant incomes is growing more serious.
It's accepted wisdom that Americans don't hold Washington in high regard.
What is the greatest overlooked story of the Civil War?
I wasn't 'real person' because I didn’t have mommy and daddy.
Little noticed is that low-income, foster kids benefit from new guidelines.
The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays.
Need to preserve and protect continuity in our constitutional institutions is critical.
Proposing amendment reveals senators who are eager to regulate speech about themselves.
Regulators can ensure banks operate with enough reserves for their own good.
Also won't endorse GOP nominee for state schools chief.
The power to declare war has been in executive hands almost all along.
PHOENIX — The death of state Sen. Chester Crandell throws this year's race for the seat he held into turmoil.
Appeals court says a state law applying only to Maricopa County is illegal.