Massachusetts politics have been mercurial of late: John Kerry is preparing to abandon the Senate seat he's held for nearly twenty years, after President Obama nominated him for Secretary of State; Elizabeth Warren was just confirmed as a Senator, following a famously brutal 2012 campaign; and (former) Senator Scott Brown, who ran against Warren, is no more. ...
RALEIGH, N.C. A new judge is set to take her place on North Carolina's highest court. Judge Cheri Beasley is scheduled to be sworn in today to a seat on the state Supreme Court. Beasley is replacing Supreme Court Associate Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson, who retired last month. Timmons-Goodson was the first African-American woman to serve on the state court.
A top Democrat accused Republican Attorney General-elect Patrick Morrisey of preparing a U.S. House run before Morrisey begins his four-year term as the states chief lawyer.Derek Scarbro, state Democratic Party executive director, wondered aloud Wednesday ...
Greg Davis was a 24-year-old self-employed engineering consultant working out of his parents' home when he decided to run for a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives.
A Democrat raising funds to run for a New Jersey state Assembly seat has not ruled out endorsing the reelection of Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
U.S. Representative Edward Markey, a Democrat, said he will seek the Senate seat from his home state of Massachusetts that would open if current occupant John Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.
HONOLULU – Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz of Hawaii has been appointed to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye. Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the appointment after receiving a list of three candidates from the state Democratic Party Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Punjab Wednesday suffered a setback with its legislator from the Moga assembly seat, Joginder Pal Jain, joining the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal. Jain quit his assembly seat before making the announcement.
Tulsi Gabbard, who created history in November by becoming the first Hindu-American to be elected to the United States House of Representatives, has put her name for consideration for the Senate seat from Hawaii, which fell vacant this month after the death of Daniel K Inouye
It looks like Ben Affleck won't be making a run for a Senate seat after all. While the Argo star and director said "one never knows" when Face the Nation's Bob Schieffer...