Political

(Undated) -- President Obama is announcing a series of climate change initiatives. One of the projects involves protecting the nation's power supply during climate catastrophes. Other actions call for improving local planning for flooding and coastal erosion, and better...
(Trenton, NJ) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie heads to Iowa tomorrow and New Hampshire in two weeks. The "New York Times" reports his aides say he is helping to win governors' races but he's really testing the presidential waters. Various polls report 54-percent of Iowa...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is urging Congress to quickly approve a nearly four-billion dollar emergency budget request for border operations. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest called it a comprehensive, detailed response to the southwest border crisis. The White House...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill to restock the federal Highway Trust Fund is on its way to the Senate. The House on Tuesday passed the more than ten-billion dollar measure that extends funding for highways and bridge repairs to next spring. The White House has warned that hundreds of...
(Undated) -- South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says bills are dying in the Senate, despite passing through the Republican-held House. Senator Graham says a majority of those bills could improve the economy, and touch on topics like the Keystone Pipeline and Obamacare. Graham...
(Washington, DC) -- Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen returns to Capitol Hill this morning for another hearing on the economy. She will be testifying in a House hearing after an appearance yesterday in the Senate. Yellen testified that the national economy continues to recover...
(Undated) -- Health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act is something of a good news-bad news story. Industry analysts estimate that 14 and-a-half million Americans now have health insurance through the law known as Obamacare. However, about five-million of those...
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Former Utah attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are both facing criminal charges following their arrest earlier today. Both men are accused of multiple state felonies involving taking bribes and tampering with evidence. Swallow and Shurtleff...
(Birmingham, AL) -- Runoff election results are in from Alabama and Gary Palmer is the winner of the House District 6 runoff against Paul DeMarco. Palmer will face Democrat Avery Vise in November in what is expected to be an easy victory for the GOP in the heavily Republican...