October 19, 2017 -
Virginia is one of only six states in the country that don't limit individual or corporate donations to candidates, and the campaigns of Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are taking advantage of that.
October 6, 2017 -
The powerful gun lobby group has invested heavily in members of Congress from the South, distorting politics in a nation where polls show the overwhelming majority of people support new gun regulations.
September 22, 2017 -
A new report by Oil Change International shows how federal regulators' failure to adequately consider companies' justification for new fracked gas pipelines means utility ratepayers could end up footing the bill for costly and environmentally harmful projects that aren't needed.
August 28, 2017 -
Though their states' governors and coastal communities oppose offshore oil and gas development, U.S. Reps. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina and David Rouzer of North Carolina are co-sponsoring a bill that would make it easier for companies to conduct seismic tests for offshore deposits by weakening marine life protections.
August 11, 2017 -
Unless state leaders take action to protect ratepayers, the multibillion-dollar financial burden of SCE&G's canceled nuclear reactors will fall most heavily on those who can least afford it.
July 14, 2017 -
Eight justices who had previously dismissed a challenge to same-sex spousal benefits recently changed their minds. Some have argued they were riding a change in political tides, but there may be more to the story than a nationwide conservative swing.
June 16, 2017 -
Arkansas, Louisiana and West Virginia are among the 10 states with U.S. senators considered key to blocking the deeply unpopular Republican health care plan, which is expected to come up for a vote before the July 4 recess. They're also among the states with the sickest residents.