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Thursday, September 08, 2022
The proposal to amend the Michigan Constitution to protect abortion rights hit many roadblocks, but Friday cleared the final hurdle and is headed to the midterm ballot.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
It will be a tight race between incumbent Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, and Kansas state Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a Republican, for leadership of the state in November.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
Incumbent Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, faces an uphill battle in the November election against her expected challenger, Republican Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Democrats have to stop "being scared," said one South Carolina candidate. Abortion rights, gun control, and LGBTQ rights are among the top issues for Democrats challenging GOP Gov. Henry McMaster.
Thursday, June 09, 2022
On Thursday, Ryan Kelley was charged with four misdemeanors related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. He's one of five candidates on the Republican primary ballot for governor.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor in Virginia, is slamming his GOP rival, Glenn Youngkin, for his former company's role in a controversy involving Taylor Swift's back catalog.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Delaying session or meeting remotely aren't options that have necessarily appealed to Republican state lawmakers who, for the most part, aren't shy about gathering in large numbers in 2021.
Monday, November 02, 2020
The races for governor in Missouri and North Carolina may tell us if the coronavirus can make or break a state leader. Meanwhile, political strategy in Montana has tempered talk of COVID-19.
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Millions of dollars are flowing into state legislative races. Redistricting and the coronavirus are expected to be top of the policy agenda in 2021 and party control could mean everything.
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Every Jan. 1, states across the country implement new laws. Some groundbreaking new laws address Internet user privacy and the classification of contract workers in California, for example.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
In Saturday's race, Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Democrat, was able to defeat Republican Eddie Rispone, who was endorsed by President Trump.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Saturday is the final gubernatorial election of 2019. It got us wondering why we use the term "gubernatorial" in the first place. Hint: It goes back to Latin.
Monday, November 04, 2019
Why do five states hold general elections in odd-numbered years, when there isn't a presidential or congressional race? Some of our political reporters in those states dug in on that question.
Monday, February 04, 2019
With Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's future in doubt over a racist photo, many are looking to the next in line. But now Fairfax is defending himself against a sexual assault allegation.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Despite a high dropout rate and low test scores at Ballou High School in Washington, D.C., every senior was accepted to at least one college.
Sunday, February 07, 2016
Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've borrowed, uncertain about how to pay them back.
I've written before about how ...
Monday, November 16, 2015
Here's what I remember about the beginning of the night: I'd planned to stay up late, for work. Later than usual, to watch President Obama's State of the Union address.
It was cold outside, January in D.C. A snowstorm was coming, and the digital antenna for my TV wasn't behaving. ...
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Ainissa Ramirez used to be an associate professor at Yale in materials science. Now she's taking her "science evangelism" out on the road.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Bob Schneider finished writing "The Effect," a song from his latest album, Burden of Proof, in just a few days. That's how he does it: For 12 years, the Texas musician has beaten back the urge to procrastinate by writing a song once a week, every week. It began casually, ...
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Heather Dewey-Hagborg was sitting in a therapy session a while ago and noticed a painting on the wall. The glass on the frame was cracked, and lodged in the crack was a single hair. She couldn't take her eyes off it.
"I just became obsessed with thinking about whose hair ...