Political

(Newport News, VA) -- Virginia Senator Mark Warner's lead in his bid for re-election is shrinking, according to a new poll. The latest survey conducted by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University puts the Democrat Warner at 51-percent support compared...
(Providence, RI) -- President Obama is citing "substantial progress" in the recovery from the deep recession. Speaking at Rhode Island College Friday, the President said jobs continue to be added while the nation's unemployment rates drops. Obama argued that the nation is...
(Providence, RI) -- President Obama is citing "substantial progress" in the recovery from the deep recession. Speaking at Rhode Island College today, the President said jobs continue to be added while the nation's unemployment rates drops. He argued that the nation is definitely...
(Washington, DC) -- There are now just four days until the midterm elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. Republicans need a net gain of six seats to wrestle control from Democrats. Rough battles are being fought in more than a dozen states, including North...
(Augusta, ME) -- Maine's governor is vowing to exercise his authority in the case of an Ebola nurse who returned to her home in Maine this week. Kaci Hickox took a bike ride Thursday despite the state's order that she stay inside. Hickox won her release to Maine earlier this...
(New Haven, CT) -- With the Connecticut governor's race too close to call, both candidates are calling in the big guns. First Lady Michelle Obama campaigned for the incumbent, Dan Malloy, in New Haven yesterday. President Obama will follow up with a campaign stop in Bridgeport...
(Spartanburg, SC) -- Senator Lindsey Graham is attempting to reel in some of the controversy surrounding his joke about white men during a possible Graham presidency. The South Carolina Republican was caught on audio saying "If I get to be president, white men who are in male-...
(Undated) -- Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says the U.S. doesn't have a plan to fight terrorism. Representative Bachmann says world leaders have told her they don't know if they want to stay allies with the U.S. because of President Obama's lack of a plan. Bachmann...
(Washington, DC) -- Republicans are expected to easily retain control of the U.S. House in the upcoming midterm elections. They hope to add up to a dozen seats to their majority. Democrats are trying to minimize GOP gains. Republicans now control 233 seats in the House...