04/09/2014 12:40amThe Minnesota House voted early Wednesday to pass a bill aimed at strengthening the state's anti-bullying law, sending the measure to Gov. Mark Dayton to sign.
04/09/2014 4:31amProsecutors in Las Vegas have rejected a complaint alleging that Nevada state Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson violated a ban on federal workers engaging in partisan politics.
04/09/2014 7:11amThe campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March.
04/09/2014 12:11pmThe Republican National Committee says it raised $10.2 million in March and has more than $12 million in the bank heading toward November's elections.
04/09/2014 3:01pmRepublicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
04/09/2014 8:11pmFormer President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to roll back half a century of progress.
04/09/2014 10:31pmThe gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court will weigh whether to give an important victory to gay couples' right to marry or halt their momentum.