Chris Christie and Michelle Obama campaign in Wisconsin Chris Christie and Michelle Obama campaign in Wisconsin
Ella Vincent - 19 hours ago
New Jersey governor and First Lady stump for Wisconsin candidates.
Rand Paul makes abortion concessions Rand Paul makes abortion concessions
Tom Sherman - 19 hours ago
Senator Rand Paul said that he did not object to the use of the morning after contraceptive pill, Plan B, today while at an event in South Carolina.
Federal judge strikes down part of Obamacare Federal judge strikes down part of Obamacare
Ella Vincent - 20 hours ago
Oklahoma judge rules against key part of Affordable Care Act.
California Governor signs 'affirmative consent' bill to address campus sexual assault California Governor signs 'affirmative consent' bill to address campus sexual assault
Anna Jiang - Sep 29, 2014
California adopts new law that defines consent and places responsibility on both or all parties involved in sexual acts. The new legislation will be implemented in sexual assault investigations at state funded colleges in California.
Japan's Softbank in talks to buy Hollywood animation studio DreamWorks
Japan's Softbank in talks to buy Hollywood animation studio DreamWorks
David Keup - Sep 28, 2014
Softbank's CEO Masayoshi Son is willing to take a big bet on DreamWorks Animation, which has been valued at $3.4 billion, according to unidentified sources.

U.S. and Russian oil company joint venture strikes oil in the Artic Ocean
U.S. and Russian oil company joint venture strikes oil in the Artic Ocean
David Keup - Sep 28, 2014
Russian-based Rosneft and U.S.-based ExxonMobil find an estimated 87 billion barrels of oil in the Kara Sea.

Apple stocks drop on Sept. 25 setting off declines in the stock market
Apple stocks drop on Sept. 25 setting off declines in the stock market
David Keup - Sep 27, 2014
Declines in all three stock indexes worst since July 31: Analysts and investors are not alarmed.

Sweeping changes proposed in military lending program
Sweeping changes proposed in military lending program
David Keup - Sep 27, 2014
Obama administration wants to shield military service members by adding additional protections to short-term loans provided by lenders.

Eric Holder: now is the
Eric Holder: now is the "right time" for retirement
Tom Sherman - Sep 26, 2014
Eric Holder certainly achieved numerous acclaims during his six year tenure, he is the longest serving attorney general in US history, the first black attorney general, as well as the first member of the Presidential cabinet to be held in contempt of Congress.

Louisiana attorney general appeals the ban on same-sex marriage ban
Louisiana attorney general appeals the ban on same-sex marriage ban
Tom Sherman - Sep 26, 2014
Louisiana's court rulings over same sex marriage just got a little more convoluted.

Sarah Palin shows support for Kansas senator Pat Roberts
Sarah Palin shows support for Kansas senator Pat Roberts
Ella Vincent - Sep 26, 2014
Top Republicans line up to help embattled incumbent senator.

Osama bin Ladenís son-in-law sentenced to life in prison
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison
Anna Jiang - Sep 24, 2014
High ranking ex-al-Qaida official sentenced to life in prison due to conspiracy charges on Tuesday.

Seattle prosecutor to drop pot tickets
Seattle prosecutor to drop pot tickets
Ella Vincent - Sep 23, 2014
Seattle prosecutor says marijuana tickets target Black men.

California voters spurn traditional two-party system
California voters spurn traditional two-party system
Tom Sherman - Sep 23, 2014
Since 2010, voter registration rates increased by a half of a percent, from 72.2 to 72.7 percent. However, political party affiliations decreased across the board

Number of federal inmates in US drops to historic lows
Number of federal inmates in US drops to historic lows
Ella Vincent - Sep 23, 2014
Drop in federal inmates linked to policy changes.

Air France pilots union extends week-long strike
Air France pilots union extends week-long strike
David Keup - Sep 20, 2014
Pilots are protesting against plans by Air France to fight competition from low-budget carriers.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz no longer in Democrats' good graces
Debbie Wasserman Schultz no longer in Democrats' good graces
Anna Jiang - Sep 18, 2014
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz may cause more harm than good to the Democrats as November elections loom closer.

House GOP passes major tax, energy bills
House GOP passes major tax, energy bills
Tom Sherman - Sep 18, 2014
However, the passed legislation amounts to political grandstanding; neither stand much chance to clear either the Senate of the presidential veto.

John Kerry calls for the defeat of ISIS
John Kerry calls for the defeat of ISIS
Anna Jiang - Sep 17, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry calls for an end to ISIS but receives resistance from lawmakers.

'Latte salute' lands President Obama in hot coffee
Aaron Sims - Sep 24, 2014
Many social media users weren't thrilled by Obama's so-called "latte salute."

Is Hillary Clinton too 'elite'?
Anna Jiang - Sep 22, 2014
Hillary Clinton's association with financial executives and philanthropic giants may negatively impact her image as a populist candidate.

New Jersey Governor talks Trump and running for President
Anna Jiang - Sep 18, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may consider running for President in 2016.

Bobby Jindal presents energy plan before possible presidential run
Ella Vincent - Sep 17, 2014
Louisiana governor touts energy plan at breakfast.

EPA rejects funding of Cuomo's New York bridge project
Ella Vincent - Sep 17, 2014
Government turns down Cuomo bid to use environmental funds for bridge.

EPA refuses to use Clean Water Act funds to build bridge
Tom Sherman - Sep 16, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency denied a request from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking for more than half a billion dollars worth of Clean Water Act funds to help build the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Govenor claims Obama administration is full of "science deniers"
Tom Sherman - Sep 16, 2014
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R), embodied paradox earlier today when he proclaimed the Obama administration was full of "science deniers," while simultaneously stonewalling questions from reporters about the current conservative theories about climate change and evolution.

Four universities in the running for Obama presidential library
Ella Vincent - Sep 15, 2014
Three different states vie for Obama presidential library.

Senator Bernie Sanders: 'I am thinking about running for president'
Aaron Sims - Sep 15, 2014
The Independent senator stressed that the problem in American politics is not Hillary or her potential campaign.

NSA threatened Yahoo for not turning over data
Ella Vincent - Sep 13, 2014
Government wanted Yahoo to comply with PRISM program.

Democrat monopoly on women voters slipping away
Tom Sherman - Sep 12, 2014
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, reveals that rather than worrying about the Republican's 'War on Women,' Democrats must begin to fight their own 'War for Women.'

FBI investigates firebomb attack on Missouri congressman's office
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's office was attacked with what appears to be two Molotov cocktails early Thursday morning.

Hillary Clinton to convince skeptical Iowa voters
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
As the favorite of the Democratic party to seek the Presidential bid, Hillary Clinton will need to convince skeptical voters in Iowa to support her platform.

Business near Pentagon offers 9/11 promotion, Twitter explodes
Tom Sherman - Sep 11, 2014
A yoga studio located less than five miles away from the Pentagon, offered a 20 percent discount deal in commemoration of 9/11.

Governor Brown signs new California law regarding paid sick leave
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
California becomes the second state in the nation to implement a paid sick leave law after Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on Wednesday.

U.S. court deem gay-marriage bans 'implausible'
Anna Jiang - Sep 04, 2014
Judge Richard Posner calls arguments defending bans on gay marriage "totally implausible" during his decision to rule in favor of same-sex couples.

Shut down of Atlantic City casinos leads to mass unemployment
Anna Jiang - Sep 03, 2014
Atlantic City struggles to keep its head up with with 4 of its 12 casinos closing this year.

Perry continues to campaign despite indictments
Anna Jiang - Sep 02, 2014
Trouble with both Twitter and the law haven't slowed down Perry's plans to campaign.

Detroit's high-stakes bankruptcy trial to begin Sept. 2
David Keup - Aug 31, 2014
City will try to convince judge to approve grand bargain restructuring plan.

U.S. government seeking opinions on future nuclear waste transportation
David Keup - Aug 31, 2014
Government plans on having an interim nuclear test storage site in place in the year 2021, and to have a long term geologic depository in the year 2048.

Upbeat U.S. economic data this past week create modest stock market gains
David Keup - Aug 30, 2014
S&P 500 had best August in 14 years.

Oklahoma no longer exempt from No Child Left Behind
Anna Jiang - Aug 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education decided that Oklahoma will not longer be exempt from the rules under No Child Left Behind after the state repealed Common Core, a set of education goals for English and math.

President Obama defends handling of Veterans Affairs scandal
Anna Jiang - Aug 26, 2014
Though he admits there is still much to do to get back on their good side.

NSA has their own private search engine
Anna Jiang - Aug 26, 2014
A news report reveals the existence of a search engine used by NSA to share more than 850 billion communication records.

Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a "war hawk"
Anna Jiang - Aug 25, 2014
Possible 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul criticizes possible Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Tax refunds in 2015 may be lower for some taxpayers
David Keup - Aug 24, 2014
Affordable Care Act health insurance credits could reduce or even eliminate tax refunds in 2015.

Standard & Poor's 500 closes in on a milestone mark
David Keup - Aug 23, 2014
S&P 500 falls short by 12 points of 2000 at the this week's end.

Rick Perry: Islamic terrorists may be crossing U.S. borders
Anna Jiang - Aug 22, 2014
Governor Perry calls for a more aggressive stance against Islamic terrorist groups in fears of another attack on American soil.

Protestors call for replacement of Ferguson prosecutor
Anna Jiang - Aug 21, 2014
Prosecutor Robert McCullach believed to be biased against African Americans in Ferguson case.

Perry says ISIS terrorists may have already crossed U.S.- Mexico border
Ella Vincent - Aug 21, 2014
Texas governor speaks about terrorism and immigration at forum.

Rand Paul writes op-ed on Ferguson unrest
Ella Vincent - Aug 20, 2014
Kentucky senator writes about racially charged protests in Missouri town,

Uber makes bold move to win over lawmakers
Anna Jiang - Aug 20, 2014
The ride sharing service plans for a long and arduous battle against taxi companies with a new campaign manager.

Californian environmentalist influences Florida gubernatorial race
Anna Jiang - Aug 19, 2014
Tom Steyer pours millions of dollars to buy television ads attacking Governor Rick Scott.

Governor Perry's indictment to complicate Boehner's lawsuit
Anna Jiang - Aug 18, 2014
Texan Governor Rick Perry's arguments to defend his actions may ultimately weaken Speaker of House John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama.

Obama calls for review of military transfers to local police in Ferguson
Anna Jiang - Aug 18, 2014
Obama takes a break from his summer vacation to address the racially charged unrest in Ferguson, MO.