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New Arizona Governor Avoids Major Issues with Apparent Ease

By Bob Christie | Mar 31
Less than three months into his tenure, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has largely managed to avoid having to make the tough political decisions that could have alienated him with the two wings of the Republican Party he has courted.

Washington Gov. Joins Boycott: No State Funded Travel to Indiana

Mar 31
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and others based on religious beliefs

Liberal Dems, GOP Cling to Hope Warren Runs for President

By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace | Mar 31
Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

Indiana Governor: 'We're Not Going to Change the Law'

Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he is "not going to change" the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination.

Hundreds Rally Against Indiana Law, Say It's Discriminatory

Mar 29
Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

Indiana Governor: New Law 'Not About Discrimination'

Mar 29
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

By Derrick Nunnally | Mar 28
A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees.

With Gay Marriage Case Pending, Religion Bills Gain Ground

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 28
With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays on religious grounds.

Georgia 'Religious Freedom' Bill Stalls in House Committee

Mar 27
A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.

Ind. Gov Get's Twitter-Slapped By Broadway Diva Over Anti-Gay Law

By EDGE | Mar 27
Leave it to a six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to add some major theatrics to the scene playing out over social media in response to Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's signing of a "license to discriminate" bill Thursday.

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