The depth of support for bringing down the Confederate flag gets its first test in the South Carolina Legislature this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.
Critics of the White House's anticipated hostage policy review say the administration's efforts are merely "window dressing."
A controversial plan to start assigning public schools A-through-F grades cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature on Sunday.
Texas is the next state to "go green" after the Governor signed a bill to legalize certain aspects of medicinal marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy.
An Austin-based nonprofit with ties to activists arrested in the past for targeting legislators in other states has collected hundreds of hours of secretly recorded video footage of Texas lawmakers to use against them in the upcoming election cycle.
As a bystander's video of a South Carolina cop shooting and killing an unarmed black man reignites a national debate over police brutality, Texas lawmakers are set to discuss police body cameras in a public hearing.
Indiana state lawmakers hammer out revisions to the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Local lawmakers are keeping an eye on the open carry bill making it's way through the Texas legislature.
The debate over vaccinating children came to the Texas state capitol Tuesday. Lawmakers discussed legislation that, if passed, would make finding out which students opted out of vaccines easier.
A budget battle looms as House Republican lawmakers unveil their 2016 proposal.
The ATF is shelving a controversial proposal to ban a popular type of bullet, amid opposition from hundreds of congressional lawmakers.
Last year, Oklahoma lawmakers were able to repeal Common Core. Now, some of those same lawmakers are targeting Advanced Placement courses.
The Sooner State is one step closer to legalizing cannabis oil, derived from marijuana.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, will say goodbye to lawmakers at 2:30 p.m.
Special Session get underway in Austin