| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign rolls along, questions about his record when he was governor of that state will arise with increasing frequency. I will update this list of sources periodically and encourage readers to leave their...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:46 AM
Sixteen Democratic governors led by Maryland's Martin O'Malley have sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to quickly broker a compromise to extend long-term unemployment benefits before the money runs out at the end of the year.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will help pay for your roads, but your state can’t lower its drinking age below 21. There’s federal money for colleges, but they can’t discriminate against women in the classroom or on the athletic field....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Are you feeling uninspired this election season? Are you sick of all the attention being slathered on a small group of die-hard partisans in Iowa and New Hampshire? Do you think the political system's broken and your voice is ignored?
If you're looking...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:43 AM
I can’t remember the last time I missed a State of the Union address. Even if it was a President I often disagreed with on policy, I still watched. Even if I disagreed, at least I would have some idea where the President was coming from.
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:06 PM
As he finishes what he called the "last campaign," the re-election bid of President Barack Obama, top strategist David Axelrod also is planning the next chapter of his life — a return to his alma mater, to direct a new institute of politics at the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Under increasing pressure from top Democrats to disclose what's kept Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. off the job for more than a month, the congressman's office issued a statement Wednesday saying he is being treated for a "mood disorder" at an inpatient center....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:42 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony and added...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:56 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A plunge over the federal "fiscal cliff" may sound like a terrifying risk for many state officials anxiously watching as Washington struggles to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to start with the new year....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Polling on the 2016 presidential contest has already started, and Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped out to a better-than 2-to-1 lead -- over last place finisher Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
That's if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC next month -- another example of his burgeoning leadership role in the Democratic party.
He was one of six speakers announced early this morning by the...