Speeches Key for Governors, Like Maryland's O'Malley, With an Eye on 2016All governors look forward to an annual address before state lawmakers and the public, a mini-bully pulpit that offers a televised platform to publicize their accomplishments and rally support for their agenda.
Giffords To Attend New York Gun ShowFormer U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
Sandy Aid Package Of $50.7B Moving Toward House VotesNortheastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts as well as funding cuts for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm.
Powell: 'Dark Vein Of Intolerance' In Republican Party Former Secretary of State Colin Powell commented that the Republican Party still has a “dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party.”
GOP Looks To Eliminate Excess Spending In Sandy Aid PackageConservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.