A former Florida state Republican who was hailed as a “good and decent man” by his onetime Democratic opponent plunged to his death Monday night after leaping off a highway overpass.
Members of the California state Senate are scheduled Wednesday to consider disciplinary action against a Democrat who “more likely than not” made inappropriate sexual advances toward six women, including four subordinates.
An aide to a Florida House representative was fired Tuesday after he said that Parkland students who were speaking out on gun control after Wednesday’s mass shooting were paid actors.
Florida lawmakers on Tuesday declared pornography a health risk, and called for more research on its affects.
The public library in St. Petersburg, Fla., is being renamed in honor of the 44th president of the United States. This fall, the building will receive a major facelift as the President Barack Obama Community Library.
Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway is telling the National Rifle Association to consider holding its annual convention this spring somewhere else, warning of protests if the event is held in Dallas as planned.
A California Democrat who was featured in Time magazine’s Person of the Year issue for her role in the anti-sexual harassment “#MeToo” movement allegedly urged staffers to play the grade-school classic, “spin the bottle” after a fundraiser, Politico reported Sunday.
Kentucky’s Legislature is considering a bill that would cut in half the number of weeks a person can receive unemployment benefits.
The police officer with whom Nashville Mayor Megan Barry recently admitted having an affair received far more overtime pay in recent years than other members of Barry’s security detail, according to a published report.
A man who sued former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray over sexual abuse claims was found dead in a motel room early Friday.
Kansas election officials barred Tuesday a dog from running for governor, saying such candidate will be disqualified even if there are no actual state laws prohibiting the animal from running.
Lissa Lucas, a candidate in this year’s Democratic primary for state delegate, was escorted out of the Charleston state house because she read a list of House members and how much they pocketed from oil and gas companies.
Maryland lawmakers are considering a measure that would allow the state -- not parents or guardians -- to limit children playing tackle football and other contact sports until they reach high school.
The Maryland General Assembly is considering a measure that would allow the state -- not parents or guardians -- to limit children playing tackle football and other contact sports, following similar efforts in two other states with Democrat-controlled legislatures.
Leading state Republicans in Pennsylvania on Friday night submitted a proposal to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf for redrawing the state’s congressional map -- just hours before a court-ordered deadline.
A California Democrat who was featured in Time magazine’s Person of the Year issue for her role in the anti-sexual harassment “#MeToo” movement has been accused of drunkenly groping a male legislative staffer at a softball game in 2014.
Taxpayer funds were used to pay for at least two hotel rooms that a Utah lawmaker who resigned this week is alleged to have used to meet up with a prostitute last year, according to records a state House of Representatives official found Thursday.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into alleged office misconduct by Megan Barry after reports surfaced that she used campaign funds to pay travel expenses for the bodyguard with whom she was having an affair.
An Oregon state lawmaker offered Wednesday to stay away from the state's Capitol pending the conclusion of a formal hearing on findings that he inappropriately touched more than 10 women inside the building.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Wednesday he will repay a Minnesota electric utility $37,000 for tickets the company provided him and his wife for Sunday's Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
Democrats flipped a Missouri House seat on Tuesday’s special election in a district that President Trump won by 28-points in 2016, signaling problems for the GOP ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
CHICAGO-- A Republican lawmaker trying to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is standing by a campaign ad that has been blasted as racist and homophobic, despite the state party chairman's call for her to stop airing it and apologize.
A Republican lawmaker is pushing to add Oklahoma to the list of states in which so-called chemical castration is an option for some convicted sex offenders, albeit an option that is rarely used.
The top 10 most popular governors in America are Republican and 12 GOP governors running for re-election in 2018 enjoy positive approval rankings, according to newly released data.
Florida is unconstitutionally enforcing its ban on voting by ex-felons, an Obama-appointed federal judge ruled Thursday in a decision that could potentially upend this year’s elections.
It’s on our money, our license plates, and the president even used it in the State of the Union – “In God We Trust.”
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been criticized for speaking at least five times to a publication deemed “anti-Semitic” by the Anti-Defamation League, the Arizona Republic reported Wednesday.
The Nashville city council's budget chairwoman is reviewing her options to probe Democratic Mayor Megan Barry’s possible misuse of taxpayer funds during her extramarital affair.
A Maryland state lawmaker in Baltimore has introduced what he calls the “Jared Kushner Act” -- a bill that would ban the state's judges from issuing arrest warrants for tenants being sued for less than $5,000 in unpaid rent.
New York state officials are scrambling to move the state’s primary election amid concerns it's currently scheduled for the second day of Rosh Hashanah -- and the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
A lawmaker in California reportedly introduced a bill last week that would make it a criminal offense for any person in a restaurant to serve a patron a plastic straw in their drinks without it being requested.
When it comes to preparing prisoners for their return to society, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his state and many others have failed.
One of the reporters who raced to a Kentucky high school on Tuesday after reports that shots had been fired was likely not prepared for what she found out at the scene.
A former Democratic Party chairman and prosecutor in Missouri was convicted of wire fraud Friday after admitting he exploited campaign funds for personal use, such as trips to California's wine country and Las Vegas.
Florida may make daylight saving time permanent as the “Sunshine Protection Act” moved forward in the state’s Senate and House.
Florida state lawmakers are considering a law that would require public schools to prominently display “In God We Trust.”
Missouri’s Republican governor is the latest politician to star in his own drama: Fifty Shades of Greitens – a tawdry tale of lust, power and betrayal that has consumed state politics and led to bipartisan calls for his resignation.
Alabama lawmakers may be waving the white flag in the culture wars.
Calling the Trump administration’s tax reform plan a “middle-class tax increase,” two California lawmakers proposed a bill that would force some businesses to fork over half of their savings to the state.
A Hawaii GOP gubernatorial candidate has labeled Democratic incumbent Gov. David Ige "Doomsday David" and called on him to resign over the state's recent false alarm fiasco.