| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Some call it an "exchange." The federal government prefers the term "marketplace."
But whatever you call it, an online site for people to shop for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is scheduled to be up and running Oct. 1. Like a bargain...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Though the next election is three years away, Republicans are gathering this weekend to mull their presidential chances. One poll finds that Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, would be in the best position to compete against potential Democratic...
| Feb 2, 2013
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a struggle nationally and a non-starter in most legislatures.
How did they do it?
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - America has been here time and time again.
After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson.
In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings.
But something changed after the massacre last month at...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The Empire State continues to outplace the Golden State when it comes to production incentives.
Unveiling his 2013-14 budget proposal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a five-year extension Tuesday to that state's film production tax credit of $420...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage.
Clinton’s announcement –...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision with workshops, prayers and calls for more limits on the rights established by the Supreme Court in the landmark ruling that still defines one of the...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When the president of Ohio's state school board posted her opposition to gun control, she used a powerful symbol to make her point: a picture of Adolf Hitler. When a well-known conservative commentator decried efforts to restrict guns, he argued that if...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is demanding that insurance companies provide an explanation of how policyholders' health, personal and financial records are safeguarded against cyber attacks.
Insurance regulators in New York sent inquiries to 31 of the...