Governing

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The Adirondacks: Whose Park Is It Anyway?

Jellystone Park owner Mike Lenhard: “I'm overregulated, overtaxed and I don't need the government to make decisions for me.” .... “He's been instrumental in influencing...

Why Wisconsin's Attorney General Won't Defend The State

Scott Walker and his conservative allies, asserting the officials are misreading a law at the heart of the investigation. ... GAB spokesman Reid Magney said...

Ex-Republican Crist Expected to Win Democratic Nom for Florida Governor

Reuters "I like Nan Rich, but I voted for Charlie Crist because he has the best chance of beating Rick Scott," said Richard Maisel, 76, who...

Alaska's Oil and Identity at Stake on Ballot

Those continued declines -- even under Palin's rewrite of oil laws -- convinced Parnell that Alaska needed to do more to attract investment, the governor...

Jeb Bush Urges Floridians to Reject Medical Marijuana

Bush's struggle with the state-federal split over medical marijuana reflects a broader struggle in the national Republican Party, where anti-drug hardliners are at odds with...

Connecticut Primary Sets Up Rematch in Governor's Race

Victoria Jackson, the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member who has made a name for herself as an active tea party participant, conservative activist and...

Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate Ed FitzGerald Drove Without a License

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald had not had a regular Ohio driver's license for at least five years when Westlake police found him in a...

Florida Lawmakers to Redraw Congressional Maps but on Their Own Terms

Florida legislators indicated Monday that they will meet in special session this week to make the court-ordered repairs to two congressional districts in North and...

Should States Expand Gun Restrictions or Gun Rights?

A conservative Republican who allied himself with the tea party defeated one of his own party's top leaders in the Maryland General Assembly, even as...

The 2014 Colorado Fracking Election

When Rep. Jared Polis found that a 100-foot tower and a drilling operation had been built last year across the road from his weekend home,...

2014 Elections Where Third-Party Candidates Could Make a Big Difference

David Ige). Abercrombie, much like LePage, has had, at times, a rocky four years in office. Still, in a strongly Democratic state, he ought to...

Despite a Lack of Money, California's Neel Kashkari Tries to Run a Strong ...

As the summer wears on and the polls still show him far behind California Gov. Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari is running the most energetic and...

Florida Will Wait Til After November to Redraw Redistricting Map

Florida legislative leaders ended their silence on their rejected congressional map Tuesday and announced they will not appeal a judge's ruling, but will redraw the...

More Than 100 Kansas Republicans Endorse Democratic Candidate for Governor

The list includes three former Senate presidents, such as Steve Morris, who was ousted from office in the 2012 Republican primaries when conservatives swept out...

Plan to Split California into Six May Be Headed for Ballot

Democrats have denounced Draper's idea, and worry that an outpouring of conservative support and a lengthy campaign for the proposal could hurt both Gov. Jerry...

Alabama Spends $3M on Low-Interest Runoff

A conservative Republican who allied himself with the tea party defeated one of his own party's top leaders in the Maryland General Assembly, even as...

North Carolina Voters Face Runoffs in 37 Counties

A harsh intra-party fight for a clear shot at an open North Carolina congressional seat that's played out with claims of cronyism, lying, and incompetence...

The 2014 Governors Races: Are the Democrats Fighting Back?

For Republicans, it's troubling that the last two Iowa caucus winners were favorites of Christian conservatives but couldn't win the party's nomination. Harvey Hilderbran Ends...