| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The rush of interest by local politicos and would be politicos to succeed veteran Congressman Henry Waxman underscored an odd truth about California politics: in a state that prides itself on chasing the next snazzy new thing, most of its high-ranking...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
For the first time in two decades, Texas is electing itself a new governor, making the contest — featuring liberal heroine Wendy Davis — one of the marquee races of this election year.
That alone would be good reason for New Jersey Gov. ...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:06 PM
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Chris Christie’s political troubles have the makings of a “disaster,” Donald Trump warned an important political audience Tuesday.
The supremely self-confident real estate mogul, visiting the state that hosts...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused of waging a "war on women" attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party's...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
New mom Kristen Bell is in "mama bear" mode, and she and husband Dax Shepard are urging fans to boycott magazines that publish unauthorized photos of children of celebrities.
The "House of Lies" actress and "Parenthood" actor, who welcomed their baby...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:42 PM
WASHINGTON – As President Obama hosted the nation's governors at the White House twice in 24 hours, he couldn't help but tease some of the more ambitious state leaders about their plans.
Toasting the governors at an annual formal dinner in the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
There may have been a time when the impulse to “cure” people of their homosexuality through psychological or spiritual intervention was accepted as an ethical course of action.
Those days are long gone.
And yet even today, despite all...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
TRENTON, N.J. -- In the mysterious political grudge-fest that spawned the George Washington Bridge traffic pileup, a new object of ire has emerged: a New Jersey rabbi.
A newly released version of a text exchange between David Wildstein and Bridget...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:30 PM
WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his star power dimmed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, is shirking the spotlight at a meeting of the National Governors Assn. in Washington this weekend, but his support among fellow...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Another incriminating cache of emails, another Republican governor facing harsh questions and once more the hounds of political scandal are in full cry.
There are, however, important differences between the controversies surrounding Wisconsin’s...