SD Democrat Weiland raises $204K during 1Q of 2014

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has raised nearly $204,000 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign to win the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson.

Chris Christie, prosecutor appear at same event

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

It could have been an awkward moment for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Snyder turns in signatures for re-election bid

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid official by turning in more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 counties to election officials.

Iowa Democrats consider expanding caucus access

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Iowa Democrats are looking to expand access to the state's presidential caucuses to people who are typically unable to attend them, a tricky task with these local political meetings that rely on the in-person interplay of party activists.

Noem raises 4 times the funds of Robinson

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem raised more than four times the campaign contributions of Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson during the first three months of 2014.

Grossman debates head of Massachusetts gun lobby

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman faced off against the state's gun lobby director in an informal debate Thursday meant to highlight what the Democratic candidate for governor says is the failure of a party primary opponent — Attorney General Martha Coakley — to embrace tougher gun control.

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.

Senate candidate Ravnsborg raises $3,100 during 1Q

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Yankton attorney and soldier Jason Ravnsborg (ROUNDS'-berg) has raised slightly more than $3,100 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign for U.S. Senate.