Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 6th - 8:21pm
Democrat Jack Conway spoke out against arming teachers as a way to prevent schoolhouse shooting sprees, while Republican Matt Bevin advocated random drug testing for people receiving public assistance as the gubernatorial candidates bickered on a range of issues in a televised debate Tuesday night.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | Posted Oct 6th - 8:21pm
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told an audience of Iowa party faithful Tuesday that a conservative will win the White House if the GOP convinces middle-class Americans it can knock down barriers to economic growth.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted Oct 6th - 6:23pm
The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun control does not work.
Juliet Williams, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 7:51pm
Proponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 2:02pm
Martin O'Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. "Wow, that's a reversal," he told reporters minutes after Clinton announced her shift.