New Jersey Governor Chris Christie challenged his fellow Republicans to put forward more policy positions to solve the nation’s ills as he courted a constituency crucial to a potential presidential bid.
For-profit telemarketers operating in New York kept 62 percent of the $249 million in charitable donations they raised in 2012, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said in a report on charity fundraising that may lead to further investigations.
House Republican leaders will revive the U.S. immigration debate, which has divided the party and hurt their standing among Latino voters, with a set of principles to frame legislation heading into an election year.
If Scott Brown decides to run for the U.S. Senate from New Hampshire, he’ll have to get past the National Rifle Association before he can challenge Democratic incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen next November.
Nine Senate Republicans yesterday joined 169 of their House colleagues in defying the small- government Tea Party movement by voting to pass a bipartisan budget deal, the latest marker in an internal power struggle that could redefine the party.
The biggest gun-control fight next year is shaping up as dueling ballot initiatives in the state of Washington, a continent away from the Connecticut elementary school where a mass shooting ignited a national push for tougher firearms laws.