Updated: 02/11/2014 - Elected officials in Nevada said Tuesday that it'll probably be next year before state lawmakers try again to enact a measure to automatically restore voting rights to ex-felons.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - Members of Congress, some of the nation's most frequent flyers, don't want to allow airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight and they're doing something about it.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Puerto Rico's governor says he plans to boost the U.S. territory's economy by overhauling the tax system and reducing government spending after two credit rating agencies slapped the island with downgrades last week.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - The Obama administration is giving another delay to business groups concerned about the health care law's requirement that larger firms cover their workers.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - A U.S. senator is pressing the Pentagon to turn over detailed information about sexual assault cases at major U.S. bases following an Associated Press investigation into the military's handling of sex crimes in Japan.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - A gun rights advocacy group has formed a political action committee in Nevada with plans to target for defeat a Las Vegas state senator who pushed a bill to require background checks for gun purchases.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Chuck Allen is running for Washoe County Sheriff, announcing his candidacy Monday.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Secretary of State John Kerry will make his fifth trip to Asia this week, traveling to South Korea, China and Indonesia.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Sen. Chuck Schumer says he has an easy fix to the GOP's latest doubts about overhauling the nation's immigration laws.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Rafael Cruz, father of firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, is proud to be politically incorrect.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Evidence is mounting that lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequential work of 2014 - at least until the results of the fall elections are known.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.
Posted: 02/08/2014 - In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - President Barack Obama has signed into law a farm bill he says will ensure children don't go hungry.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) doesn't care for Vice President Joe Biden's criticisms of the city's LaGuardia Airport.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he sees no simple answer to why the U.S. military is suffering so many ethical lapses. Nor has he determined the depth of the problem.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden says he sees "no obvious reason" not to run for president in 2016.
Posted: 02/06/2014 - President Barack Obama is wishing Jay Leno well as the television host prepares to say farewell to "The Tonight Show" on Thursday.
Posted: 02/06/2014 - Republicans have blocked legislation from advancing in the Senate to restore benefits for the long-term unemployed.
Updated: 02/06/2014 - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother, a city councilor, are launching a YouTube series called "Ford Nation."
Posted: 02/06/2014 - House Speaker John Boehner says it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year.