The hard-fought deal, which includes higher state contributions to the system, addresses a $100 billion shortfall.
Mark R. Herring, a Democrat, was certified by the State Board of Elections as Virginia’s next attorney general on Monday, but he may face a recount.
Over the last decade, women running for Congress have raised on average more than their male counterparts, buoyed by an increase in female donors and the rise of small donations.
There is little precedent in New York for the intense day-to-day political partnership that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, intend to bring to City Hall on Jan. 1.
Boston’s subways and some buses will remain running past 1 a.m. on weekends starting in the spring.
With Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte running for governor and lieutenant governor, the Democrats are depending in part on female voters for a Texas turnaround.
Moderates? What moderates? The fantasy of a centrist revolt.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is failing to put investor interests first.
A backlash against Colorado’s new gun-control laws claimed its third political casualty on Wednesday, as Senator Evie Hudak, a Democrat, resigned to protect her party’s majority.
The panel said it had found possible sham nonprofit groups funded with public money and businesses that sought to buy legislation with campaign donations.