With 21 states having adopted bans or severe restrictions on insurance companies from paying for abortions, Washington is alone in seriously considering legislation mandating the opposite.
An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters domestic programs targeted for cuts by House Republicans.
With paintings of George Washington, family photos and plaques from the Future Farmers of America, Idaho lawmakers who virtually live at the Capitol this time of year have personalized their offices, providing a home away from home while conducting the people's business.
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Lori and Teresa Burke-Ellet have been together for over 10 years. They already have a civil-union and a church wedding but now they are looking forward to the day that the law recognizes their marriage.
Idaho is one of only 2 states that tax Girl Scout cookies. The tax on a box of girl scout cookies is 22 cents. The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage say each year that adds up to nearly $152,000.
Tuesday's levy would allow the school district to use $4.3 million to balance the budget. That's the same amount that the district is in debt, thanks to an accounting error.
Legislation that would spread food stamp distribution across 10 days each month has hit a roadblock.
Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people. He contemplated banning handguns altogether and refused to pander to gun owners by feigning interest in their weapons.
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Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the campaign. A few of their detours into domestic issues were problematic too.
President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.