To avoid gridlock and partisan politics look to your state government. The states increasingly hold the power and influence over Washington in shaping American law – from safety to energy to social justice.
Former Rep. Tom Davis rates the GOP's chances at retaking the House '50/50.' Retaking control of the Senate was 'not impossible,' he said at a Monitor Breakfast today.
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
Desperate for revenue, more cities and counties are proceeding with tax foreclosures when residents fall several years behind on their property taxes.
Scott Brown’s win in the Massachusetts special senate election could realign the Republican Party around clean government, fiscal discipline, and respect for the Constitution.
The US Supreme Court has decided to hear a case about releasing to the public the names of people who signed a petition. The petition in question called for repealing Washington State's law granting partnership rights to gay couples.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced recently that he will stay on at least another year. That will help him shepherd some of his Pentagon reforms – and perhaps start new ones.
In essence, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that suicide – even when a physician plays a role – is not a crime. Now, the state legislature is likely to argue the issue.
Not everyone agrees on what makes a perfect Christmas tree, but one that doesn't shed its needles would be high on most lists.
The first state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes, California leads the country in decriminalizing the sale and use of cannabis. Other states are considering the issue, too, but critics warn of the impact on young people.