| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE–A bill to create a safe zone around funerals and memorials to allow families to grieve without facing protesters is causing tensions between the House and Senate for the second year in a row. The House Judiciary Committee unanimously...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Yo! I got a Harrisburg-style democracy for yous about violence and guns. In one section of the Capitol on Wednesday, state and local police joined with teachers to discuss school safety before the state Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and......
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Usually we like to kick things off with a brief joke or gag to get your morning started right. But this morning all we're going to do is offer our thoughts and best wishes to......
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're on the road today and blogging from one of our Commonwealth's finer Green Cup chain coffee establishments. As is so often the case in these instances, we're running late and severely under-caffeinated, so we'...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy morning here at Capitol Ideas World HQ and we're severely undercaffeinated, so we'll dispense with the usual pleasantries and just dive right into a quick-hit roundup of the rest and the best......
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
More than 100 people demonstrated Monday morning outside the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to push for inclusion in federal immigration reform legislation of a pathway to American citizenship.
The protesters spent nearly two hours outside the...
| Jun 12, 2013
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) , a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is hopping mad. Sensenbrenner considers himself the father of the Patriot Act, the 2001 law that gave the federal government new powers to investigate potential...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Starting Wednesday, people who arrived in the United States as children and without documentation can apply to work without fear of deportation, the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Tuesday.
| May 19, 2013
"The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know," said Harry Truman, who made it his task to absorb a lot of it. Many people who have not followed his example are not averse to using what little they do know, with the inadvertent effect...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Agustín Morales walked out of the Broward Transitional Center in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, one of the scores of undocumented immigrants being released from South Florida detention facilties this week by federal officials who say they can no longer...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:44 AM
SPRINGFIELD --- Illinois lawmakers today opened a heated debate on whether an assault weapons ban should be approved, a discussion that featured an early clash between a sheriff's association that opposes the measure and the Chicago police and the Quinn...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Name: Bob Goodlatte
Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District (incumbent)
Birthday: September 22, 1952
Official websites: http://goodlatte.house.gov/ and http://bobgoodlatte.com/splash
Biography: In 2011 Goodlatte...