What Anthony Weiner could learn from Mark Sanford Anthony Weiner says he will soon decide whether to run for mayor of New York. As the former congressman weighs the pros and cons, he might want to keep an eye on Mark Sanford's comeback attempt in South Carolina. More
Six politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plot New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith and five other politicians pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges in connection with an alleged plot to buy a line on New York City's mayoral ballot. The allegations revived public concerns about a documented culture of exploitation in Albany that has prompted officials to seek legal recourse to induce change. More
Boston bombing suspect: City shut down amid manhunt With the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing still at large early Friday morning, Gov. Deval Patrick ordered everyone in the city to stay home. "There is a massive manhunt underway," he said at a morning press conference, calling it a "rapidly developing situation." Police Col. More
Democrats raise $22M for House races The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised a record $22.6 million during the first three months of the year, officials announced Thursday. It ended March with $8.9 million in cash reserves and $4.5 million in debt. More
Walker, Burke Shift Focus to Independents in Wis. Governor’s Race First, he ran in 2010 against Tom Barrett and won. Then, in 2012, the two candidates had a rematch in a recall election — Walker, again, triumphed. In both elections, polls showed Walker holding onto steady leads throughout the campaign season. 07/30/2014 - 9:13 am | View Link
Wis. recall is rematch of 2010 governor's race MADISON, Wis. - The candidates may be the same, but Wisconsin isn't. The recall drive was sparked when Walker and Republicans passed a law that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers and forced them to pay more for health ... 05/8/2012 - 11:27 pm | View Link
Wis. recall is rematch of 2010 governor’s race MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The candidates may be the same, but Wisconsin isn’t. In the tumultuous 18 months since Republican Scott Walker defeated Democrat Tom Barrett in the 2010 governor’s race, Wisconsin has been rocked with massive protests over ... 05/8/2012 - 8:16 pm | View Link
Wis. recall is rematch of 2010 governor's race The candidates may be the same, but Wisconsin isn't. In the tumultuous 18 months since Republican Scott Walker defeated Democrat Tom Barrett in the 2010 governor's race, Wisconsin has been rocked with massive protests over workers' rights, recall elections ... 05/8/2012 - 7:53 pm | View Link
Wis. recall is rematch of 2010 governor's race In the tumultuous 18 months since Republican Scott Walker defeated Democrat Tom Barrett in the 2010 governor's race, Wisconsin has been rocked with massive protests over workers' rights, recall elections ... are headed for a rematch. Barrett, the mayor ... 05/8/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
2011 Wisconsin protests The 2011 Wisconsin protests were a series of demonstrations in the state of Wisconsin in the United States beginning in February involving at its zenith as many as ... 07/30/2014 - 8:22 am | View Website
Scott Walker Scott Walker is the Republican Governor of Wisconsin who, in 2011, proposed sharply curtailing the bargaining rights of public employee unions as a way to ... 07/30/2014 - 7:11 am | View Website
Ohio Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Gubernatorial election ... Race background See also: Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Ohio#2013. Kasich has stated his intention to seek a second term as governor in 2014. 07/30/2014 - 6:21 am | View Website
What's Happening in Wisconsin Explained | Mother Jones Who is Scott Walker? Walker was elected governor in the GOP landslide of 2010, when Republicans also gained control of the Wisconsin state senate and house of ... 07/30/2014 - 3:22 am | View Website
Timeline Wisconsin 450 Million A 650- to 700-foot meteorite crashed into the earth at speeds up to 67,500 mph. The impact dislodged rocks and created a massive hole in a 4-mile area ... 07/29/2014 - 9:02 pm | View Website
In this file photo from Feb. 12, 2009, trash piles up on the Anacostia River in Washington. CREDIT: Associated Press At first glance, some stretches of the Anacostia river in Washington, D. C. look like those of any other urban waterway — muddy-brown, crossed-over by bridges, flanked by a few grassy trails and dotted with docks here and there.
CREDIT: John Shearer/Invision/AP Katy Perry, renowned wig-wearer and metaphor-mixer, is on the cover of the new Rolling Stone. A teaser for the Brian Hiatt-penned feature went up on the RS site today, and in it is an excerpt of, as Hiatt describes, Perry’s “passionate defense of her intentions” regarding her oft-criticized “cultural insensitivity,” like the time she dressed up like a geisha and her use of “big-bootied mummies” in her tour: “As far as the mummy thing, I based it on plastic surgery,” she says.
CREDIT: AP The same day that Hillary Clinton became the latest prominent politician to call for a change to the name of Washington’s professional football team, news broke of a new web site that seeks to make the case for keeping it. RedskinsFacts.com presents itself as a grassroots effort from “Redskins Alumni” to defend the name from critics by presenting facts that support the case the team has made for maintaining the name the franchise has used since 1933.