06/26/2014 1:00amDemocrat Wendy Davis is out to rejuvenate her run for Texas governor by reviving the message that followed her nearly 13-hour filibuster a year ago: Despite what it looks like, the fight isn't over.
06/26/2014 1:42amDesperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year's Republican primaries, the nation's tea party groups have spent millions only to fall short in election after election.
06/26/2014 10:35amA Montana judge told a 21-year-old man convicted in a vandalism spree to replace his fast-food job with a "real job" so he can more quickly pay restitution.
06/26/2014 11:11amHillary Rodham Clinton is a hardworking champion of women, children and the poor. Or she's a wealthy elitist more comfortable in Davos, Switzerland, than Davenport, Iowa.
06/26/2014 1:41pmWhat's more dangerous than adopting new technology is to ban it outright. It stops progress, and discriminates against those who use it.
06/26/2014 3:02pmThe Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.
06/26/2014 3:04pmNot all politicians convicted of crimes leave politics for good. This week, ex-Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci decided to run for mayor again, despite a corruption conviction and 4 1/2 years spent in prison. A look at high-profile politicians who wouldn't let a conviction stand in the way of a bid for public office:
06/26/2014 3:31pmU.S. Rep. Charles Rangel avoided a prolonged fight for his 23rd term Thursday as his main opponent conceded and said he would not challenge the results of a tightly contested primary that divided their New York City district along demographic lines.
06/26/2014 4:31pmDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is calling for more accountability and transparency from Michigan's for-profit, publicly funded charter schools after a newspaper investigation exposed shortcomings.
06/26/2014 5:30pmTea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel still isn't conceding to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff, but some groups that spent millions supporting McDaniel are walking away.
06/26/2014 5:40pmThe issue of how Republican Bruce Rauner's daughter was admitted into an elite Chicago public school resurfaced in the Illinois governor's race this week with a top school official and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn raising new questions.
06/26/2014 10:04pmA day after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Utah, questions remain about the state of Utah's options going forward.
06/26/2014 11:41pmNot all politicians convicted of crimes leave politics for good. This week, ex-Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci decided to run for mayor again, despite a corruption conviction and 4 1/2 years spent in prison. A look at high-profile politicians who wouldn't let a conviction stand in the way of a bid for public office: