Politics

5 Reasons State House Speakers May Be Prone to Corruption

Sheldon Silver, who has temporarily stepped down from one of the most powerful political posts in New York, is the fourth state house speaker to be indicted over the past year.

Democrats Have More Seats to Defend in 2015-2016

Despite holding far fewer seats overall, the Democrats have more governorships to defend than the Republicans.

How Majority Parties Can Lose Leadership Positions in the Legislative 'Game of Thrones'

After winning majorities last fall, Republicans managed to lose leadership elections in New Hampshire and Washington state.

2015 State of the State Speeches

Watch and read the highlights and text of every governor's annual address.

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