Wisconsin’s primary election was a triumph for women candidates, including one who will be the first female major party gubernatorial nominee in state history.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said he was concerned Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is trying to "buy" votes in the African-American community.
The number of concealed weapons permits issued by the state has more than quadrupled in the past five years, to 44,981 in 2013.
After months of political haggling, a ballot measure that will ask California voters in November to approve $7.5 billion in borrowing for new reservoirs, water cleanup and environmental protection sailed through the Legislature.
The high-mountain town of Montezuma and its novice clerk have filed suit against every registered voter in the town, claiming that an election held last spring had numerous errors, including mismatched ballots that had to be patched together with the clerk's sewing machine.
North Carolina teachers are finally getting a raise, but not necessarily under the terms they wanted.
An investigation into the release of more than 2,220 immigration detainees in 2013 that drew outrage from Republican Gov. Jan Brewer and other Arizona officials faults top Immigration and Customs Enforcement executives for poor planning and a lack of communication.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval approved up to $7.8 million in new state contracts with Xerox despite his skepticism of the tech giant and its failed project to build Nevada's health care exchange.
A provocative new mailer from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller featuring images of tattooed, threatening-looking Hispanics ties the hot-button immigration issue to gun control by including a quote from Miller claiming if 20 million illegals vote, you can kiss the Second Amendment goodbye.
Of all the states in the Union, Washington would benefit the most from a long-sought Pacific region trade pact.
The commission that examines state government for efficiency said Child Protective Services should revamp its basic training and let experienced caseworkers again coach rookies, a program eliminated by a 2011 budget cut.
Proof of Alabama's burgeoning movie industry can be found in the west end of Mobile at Mudbrick Media Studios.