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Walker Visits South Carolina, Addresses Firing Of Campaign Aide

Scott Walker is taking his presidential campaign down south.

March 20, 2015

Chicago’s Rahm-Chuy Show

Has Rahm Emanuel lost the left once and for all?

February 25, 2015

Grisly Language Propels Kansas Anti-Abortion Bill As U.S. Model

Kansas Republicans have found an upsetting new way to fight abortion.

February 10, 2015

Free Speech Or Conflict? High Court To Hear Judges Fundraising Case

The Supreme Court has a big decision to make on campaign finance.

January 16, 2015
Environmental activists protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, in New York on May 13, 2013

Nebraska Supreme Court Rules On Keystone XL Pipeline

A major hurdle to constructing the pipeline has been removed.

January 9, 2015

States, Cities Get Creative About Recycling Water

By Jessica Moulden, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater. As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities expressed interest in reusing water but lacked clear guidance from the […]

July 24, 2014

Abortion Foes Try A Local Approach

By Brad Cooper, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Shepard knew he would grapple with a string of tough issues when he ran for mayor of Mission, Kan. Redevelopment. Streets. Storm water. But abortion? Shepard fell 16 votes short in last April’s election after his opponent was endorsed by Kansans for Life, […]

June 24, 2014

Constituents to Weiner: Stand Firm

The Los Angeles Times has a great article on embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner’s constituents sticking behind him, and a poll of his district showing a solid majority–56%–don’t want him to resign. The piece is a classic example of how retail politics–and bringing home the bacon to community groups–has ingratiated the congressman with his Queens- and […]

June 10, 2011