State Politics

Spies, Prostitutes and Thugs All A Part of Race for Governor in Louisiana

Charges then countercharges involving spies, prostitutes, terrorist and thugs have dominated the final stretch run of the raucous race for the governor of Louisiana that was until just recently, was expected to be a landslide win for David Vitter a Republican Senator. The spies and prostitutes have been the main undoing of Vitter. His opponents […]

Mayor of Baltimore Not Seeking Reelection

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake the mayor of Baltimore who has been under great criticism since riots ripped through her city this past April, will announce on Friday that she is not seeking reelection in 2016, a spokesperson for City Hall announced. The development came as a big surprise at a time when Baltimore is preparing for the […]

Bill Would Add Cigarette Tax of $2.00 in California

A measure introduced on Wednesday in the California Senate would raise the cigarette tax in the state by $2 a pack. The hike supporters said would help to curb the number of smoking deaths, but critics said it would place more needless burden on small business and the consumer. Richard Pan a state senator from Sacramento […]

Resolution for Bibles Inside Public Schools Passed by GOP

The Republican Party in Idaho wants the public schools to have the option of including Bible in their curriculum. That is what the contents of a resolution that the party passed during a summer meeting say. The Executive Director of the Republican Party David Johnston said the Bible would be used in a number of […]

Iowans Listen to Field of Candidates from GOP

Christian conservative voters are pleased to find nearly too many options from the GOP. That myriad of choices is a wonder dilemma said voters on Saturday in Iowa and was on display as hopefuls from the GOP attempted woo evangelicals through remarks that emphasized freedom of religion and opposition to same-sex marriage. Nine who have […]

Governor of Indiana Signs Religious Objections Bill

Mike Pence the Indiana Governor vigorously defended the religious objections legislations that he signed on Thursday into law as organizations and businesses including the NCAA expressed concerns it could allow for legalizing discrimination against people who are gay. Indiana is the first state to put such a change into law this year amongst about 12 […]

Garcia Bid for Mayor Excites Hispanics

Chicago has the largest population in the U.S. of residents who were born in Mexico and one is Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. He is running for mayor and if elected he would be the first Mexican-born mayor in the history of the city. That possibility has set off interest nationwide in the mayoral race, particularly amongst […]

Christie Broke Law Judge Rules in New Jersey

In a big blow to Governor Chris Christie, a judge in New Jersey ruled Monday that the governor violated a state law after he declined a full payment into the pension system of the state last year for public employees. He was ordered to fund it at this time. The decision complicates further the hopes […]

Bob McDonnell Sentenced to Two Years Behind Bars

Bob McDonnell once had a political career that was very promising, tapped to give the Republican Party a rebuttal to the 2010 President Barack Obama State of the Union Address and considered a serious contender for the 2015 presidential race. Now the former Governor of Virginia had to watch it all crumble in front of […]

GOP Governors Readying Themselves for 2016

Six potential presidential contenders from the Republican Party spent last week walking across the grounds of a luxury resort speaking with donors and sizing up competition in the biggest field for the party in decades. Rarely did they criticize one another when in public, but subtle jabs were common. Within just hours of Chris Christie […]