Rep. Robert Fisher has been linked to an online alias that posted comments like "every woman wants to be attractive enough to be raped."
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Before the Affordable Care Act, people with pre-existing conditions often couldn't get health insurance — or paid sky-high premiums. The bill passed by the House last week would let states decide.
Law enforcement officers in Texas will be allowed to ask about immigration status when they arrest people. Gov. Greg Abbott has signed the state's controversial "sanctuary cities" law that also gives Texas the power to penalize cities that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
In Missouri, a nonprofit group affiliated with Gov. Eric Greitens published the personal phone number of a lawmaker who criticized the governor's policies.
Democrats hope a singing cowboy in Montana will become their party's latest candidate to mobilize enthusiasm and money against Republicans in a special election for the state's only U.S. House seat.
While members of Congress are home in their districts for spring break, one Republican is getting some extra scrutiny at home. Rep. Rod Blum of Iowa is the only member of the Freedom Caucus who also represents a swing district that's a top target for Democrats in 2018.
Like many states, Texas faces an enormous backlog of untested rape kits. Now, state lawmakers are set to pass a bill that would effectively allow citizens to give money for the testing of those kits.
It was the first race for a congressional seat since President Trump took office, and in the closing days, Republicans feared Democrat Jason Thompson might surge ahead in the conservative district.
Instead of soaring towers with antennas on top, future cell sites will adorn power poles and streetlights owned by cities and towns that are wary of turning them over to wireless companies.