In a victory certain to be read by many as a positive omen for House Democrats looking forward to the 2012 general elections and a warning for Republicans, Democrat Kathy Hochul won the closely watched special election to fill a vacant seat in a congressional district that until now has been reliabl
In lavish style, President Obama and Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday affirmed a bond between the United States and the United Kingdom that has strengthened through the sacrifice of war and a history of common values. As the queen put it, the relationship is "tried, tested and, yes, special."
A vote in New Hampshire will decide whether the Granite State becomes the 23rd state to forbid unions from charging non-members a share of collective bargaining costs.The Republican-dominated legislature there has already passed a so-called right-to-work bill, which was quickly vetoed by Democratic
Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker struck a nerve back in February with his bill to eliminate nearly all the collective bargaining rights of almost all public employees in the state.Tens of thousands of people marched, chanted and protested for weeks.