04/24/2014 6:01amColorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger in a new poll.
04/24/2014 7:20amTexas Gov. Rick Perry says he'll need more preparation if he runs for president again in 2016.
04/24/2014 1:34pmAlthough McAuliffe's first effort at tougher gun laws in Virginia was thwarted in the legislature not long after he took office, it illustrated where the battles are being fought now that the issue has effectively moved from Washington, where the Senate a year ago failed to advance new measures following the horrendous Newtown school massacre in Connecticut.
04/24/2014 5:41pmA bill that passed the Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support Thursday encourages California schools to teach students about the racial significance of Barack Obama's presidency.
04/24/2014 9:01pmFormer Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon, who became the chamber's leader by winning support of its broad right wing, welcomed three tea party favorites to a campaign event Thursday as he seeks the Republican nomination for a soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat.