They've received about half the transportation funding allotted so far. But mayors say cities' economic clout warrants a bigger share.
Gov. Schwarzenegger stakes his political legacy on fiscal reform without tax hikes.
As of Tuesday, Washington gives same-sex spouses the same rights as heterosexual couples. A full legalization of gay marriage could follow, some say.
Fellow Democrats greeted him warmly Tuesday, but his vote is no guarantee that thorny legislation – such as healthcare reform and a sweeping energy bill – will hit the fast track.
The US recession and the swine flu outbreak have delivered a one-two punch to Mexico's sources of revenue, threatening gains against poverty made in the past two decades.
Some analysts say her political career is over. Others say she will be in a better position now to run for national office.
The ruling reveals the limits of the law in cracking down on the growing problem of bullying online.