| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:17 AM
Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure.
"Our agenda is one of...
| Aug 26, 2012
This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:45 AM
If you're handing out New Year's best wishes for the "losers" in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, save some heart for the people tasked with implementing the new law in red states -- the dozens of states where legislative obstruction has left...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Republicans flipped North Carolina, a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, expanding their national lead over Democrats at the statehouse level, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states held governors' races Tuesday. Democrats...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:19 AM
In a surprise move, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek a second term this November.
The Democrat said in a statement that she decided against a reelection bid so she could avoid further politicizing her...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:35 PM
A rare breed just got rarer. Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina, one of the few remaining white Southern Democrats in the House, has announced he will retire rather than run in what was expected to his toughest race yet.
Shuler is a leader of the so-...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Because one poll has absolutely no statistical relevance to another other poll produced through different sampling and weighting methodologies, please take this most recent poll for what it's worth — very little, beyond a...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:22 PM
It's No Secret ... That Gov. Tom Corbett's been getting some pretty bad polling news over the last couple of weeks. But he can take comfort in at least one thing: He's about as unpopular as fellow governors in other......
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A state Senate panel has approved legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:33 PM
In a blow to Los Angeles' below-the-line community, Marvel Studios will take its next "Iron Man" movie to Wilmington, North Carolina....