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Jeb Bush to fundraise for New Mexico governor

03/24/2014 8:11am
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is to visit New Mexico this week to raise campaign money for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez.

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

03/24/2014 10:04am
Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's health law.

Whittemore lawyers seek to protect his law license

03/24/2014 1:31pm
Harvey Whittemore's lawyers are urging the Nevada Supreme Court to reject the state Bar Association's latest attempts to suspend the former lobbyist's law license.

Common Core spawns widespread political fights

03/24/2014 1:51pm
More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

Lawmaker confident in bid for Rhode Island speaker

03/24/2014 2:41pm
In the scramble to fill a statehouse leadership vacuum after the abrupt resignation of Rhode Island's House speaker, the chamber's majority leader claimed to have even more support Monday to win the job, a day ahead of an expected vote, and spoke of changes he'd consider if elected.

GOP's Gardner reverses position on personhood

03/24/2014 4:01pm
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner says he will no longer support measures that grant a fertilized egg the same legal protections as a person, triggering attacks on Monday from Democrats who say he is making the election-year switch because of his challenge to Sen. Mark Udall.

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

03/24/2014 4:31pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, potential foes in the 2016 presidential contest, said Monday that higher education has the power to transform lives and be a force for democracy around the globe.

Brown faces history, residency questions in NH bid

03/24/2014 4:31pm
Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown is suiting up his campaign armor again — faded blue jeans, cowboy boots and a storied pickup truck —this time in New Hampshire as he tries to make modern history and help the GOP reclaim the Senate.

Biden to raise money for 3 Dems in New Hampshire

03/24/2014 5:51pm
Vice President Joe Biden will raise money for three Democratic candidates while in New Hampshire on Tuesday for a job training event.

Jim Dabakis resigns as Democratic Party chairman

03/24/2014 6:16pm
Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis announced his resignation Monday, citing health reasons.