People on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list often can't board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy pistols and powerful military-style rifles.
More than a dozen Senate Republicans on Wednesday sent a letter to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, asking him to ensure that Syrian refugees are properly vetted before the state agrees to accept them.
Ben Carson botched the economic effect of minimum wage increases. Jeb Bush again pitched a dubious target for economic growth. And Marco Rubio, in a tale about plumbers and philosophers, undersold the value of a college education.
Two new early voting locations have been made available for local voters in Meridian and in downtown Boise and will be open leading up to the Nov. 3 elections.
Here is a quick reference guide for the primary election on Tuesday, Nov. 3
Days after voters in another Washington city approved a substantial minimum wage increase, the Washington Restaurant Association is now pushing for a statewide minimum wage increase.
Supporters of a carbon tax have turned in tens of thousands of signatures in order to qualify the initiative.
Oregon state Sen. Michael Dembrow tells KATU lawmakers are already working on legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage.
KATU and Portland State University are hosting an interactive town hall discussion Tuesday, October 27 that will cover a potential minimum wage increase and its impact on Oregon.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he would consider closing U.S. mosques with radical leadership because of the Paris attacks if he were elected president.
Ending a seven-year political saga, President Barack Obama killed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it would have undercut U.S. efforts to clinch a global climate change deal at the center of his environmental legacy.