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Gay marriages underway now in Florida

Gay marriages underway now in Florida

Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some Florida counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for…

Chris Christie a fan of the Dallas Cowboys?

Chris Christie a fan of the Dallas Cowboys?

Chris Christie loves the Dallas Cowboys. Not only is he not ashamed of it, he wants you to know it. Tossing any risks of political offense aside, the potential Republican…

Senate GOP plans to strip away Obama’s policies

Senate GOP plans to strip away Obama’s policies

Republican senators poised to lead major committees when the GOP takes charge are intent on pushing back many of President Barack Obama’s policies, setting up potential showdowns over environmental rules,…

Congress welcomes newcomers to town

Congress welcomes newcomers to town

Congress’ approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there’s one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks. The House…

Republicans back Scalise in white supremacist flap

Republicans back Scalise in white supremacist flap

Republican lawmakers are closing ranks behind the No. 3 House GOP leader, Steve Scalise, as the party aims to move past the controversy over his speech 12 years ago to…

A challenging road forward for Ferguson

A challenging road forward for Ferguson

It’s doubtful they were aware, but the rioters who torched Juanita Morris’ dress shop had strayed a couple of blocks beyond the Ferguson city limits and into the town of…

Congress’ goal: Cut budget, block Obama at every turn

Congress’ goal: Cut budget, block Obama at every turn

In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that…

New battleground over voting rights in Texas

New battleground over voting rights in Texas

When the movie “Urban Cowboy” made this refinery town famous in 1980, the honkytonk Gilley’s was booming and wannabe cowpokes from the white Houston suburbs flocked here to drink and…

Tax boost from legal pot modest at best

Tax boost from legal pot modest at best

To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there’s no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy thoroughfare near downtown Denver. It…

Legal pot vs medical grass or illegal marijuana?

Legal pot vs medical grass or illegal marijuana?

A year into the nation’s experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana…