Political

(Birmingham, AL) -- President Obama is again shining the spotlight on the economic recovery. Speaking at a community college in Alabama, Obama said there's still a lot of hard work ahead to help more people "climb into the middle class." Obama argued that true economic growth...
(Madison, WI) -- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is changing his tune on illegal immigration. The "Wall Street Journal" is reporting that the likely Republican Presidential hopeful is now saying undocumented immigrants shouldn't be deported. He told guests at a March 13th...
(St. Paul, MN) -- Senator Al Franken is once again pushing a bill that would address the high number of mentally ill people housed within the prison system. The Minnesota Democrat says the bill would fund mental health courts, and allow judges and prosecutors to agree on who...
(Trenton, NJ) -- Governor Christie's decision to enter the legal fray against President Obama's executive action on immigration is being slammed by his opponents at home. Several organizations say the possible GOP contender for president is not representing "New Jersey values."...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the measure will reduce costs and will improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. It also extends...
(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner is pleased with a bipartisan compromise on Medicare. He told a Capitol briefing that it represents the first meaningful entitlement reform in two decades. The bill makes some structural changes in Medicare that are aimed at...
(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is cheering a bipartisan deal in the House on a so-called "doc fix." Compromise legislation seeks to change and improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. The bill also extends healthcare benefits for poor...
(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is cheering a bipartisan deal in the House on a so-called "doc fix." Compromise legislation will change the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. The bill also extends healthcare benefits for poor children and makes some...
(Washington, DC) -- Actor Ben Affleck and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are making a big pitch for more international development. In a Senate hearing, Affleck said U.S. assistance is making a difference in underdeveloped nations. Affleck is the founder of the Eastern Congo...