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North Carolina moves to repeal Common Core
The Tar Heel State would join Indiana as the only two states to back out of Common Core standards.
Jun 5, 2014
READ IN: Thursday, June 5, 2014: WH surprised by reaction to Bergdahl deal, a gloomy start to summer for Senate Dems, Graham close to 50, Wolf way up in Penn., and vultures on K Street. Real ones.
WH surprised by reaction to Bergdahl deal, a gloomy start to summer for Senate Dems, Graham close to 50, Wolf way up in Penn., and vultures on K Street. Real ones.
Jun 5, 2014
Support for death penalty still high, but down
Support has declined from all-time highs, though a clear majority still favors the death penalty.
Jun 5, 2014
The second-largest religion in each state
Buddhism, Islam and Judaism have the most followers after Christianity in most of states.
Jun 4, 2014
One California county votes to secede, two counties vote to stick around
Northern Californians have been debating secession for 70 years. They’re not much closer than they were back then.
Jun 4, 2014
READ IN: Wednesday, June 4, 2014: Cochran to runoff, Kashkari saves Calif. GOP, WH reaches out to Cleveland Clinic CEO, Grimes beats up Obama over coal regs, runoffs a relic of the Dem South
Cochran to runoff, Kashkari saves Calif. GOP, WH reaches out to Cleveland Clinic CEO, Grimes beats up Obama over coal regs, runoffs a relic of the Dem South.
Jun 4, 2014
Runoff elections a relic of the Democratic South
Today, runoffs frequently determine Republican nominees. That wasn’t always the case.
Jun 4, 2014
Illinois term limit amendment could end up on November ballot
A constitutional amendment to impose term limits will be part of this year’s gubernatorial race.
Jun 3, 2014
READ IN: Tuesday, June 3, 2014: Bergdahl a hot potato, Obama job approval up to 46, primaries in 8 states, Tom Cotton finally leads, albeit a GOP poll, OK SEN goes negative
Bergdahl a hot potato, Obama job approval up to 46, primaries in 8 states, Tom Cotton finally leads, albeit a GOP poll, OK SEN goes negative.
Jun 3, 2014
Bars vs. grocery stores: Mapping America’s beer belly
Wisconsinites are much more likely to find a bar than a grocery store.
Jun 3, 2014
Seattle to enact $15 minimum wage
The higher wage will phase in over the next three to seven years.
Jun 2, 2014
Supreme Court will hear Alabama redistricting case
The court will take up an appeal after a lower court said the district lines were just fine.
Jun 2, 2014
The states that will be hit hardest by the EPA’s coal regulations, in one map
West Virginia, Kentucky and Wyoming, get out your wallets.
Jun 2, 2014
READ IN: Monday June 2, 2014: EPA issues climate rules, 8 primaries on tap for tomorrow, Cochran and McDaniel tied, Ernst leads big in Iowa, Obama heads to Poland
EPA issues climate rules, 8 primaries on tap for tomorrow, Cochran and McDaniel tied, Ernst leads big in Iowa, Obama heads to Poland.
Jun 2, 2014
Tougher emissions rules dividing Democrats
Tensions rise between environmental donors and energy-state candidates trying to hold on to Senate control.
Jun 1, 2014
How Jerry Brown saved Sriracha for California
Two governors, Ted Cruz and a city inundated by a cloud of rooster sauce.
May 31, 2014
North Dakota is the Best State in America
North Dakota has improved across economic indicators like housing, income and unemployment more than any other state.
May 30, 2014
Best state in America: North Dakota, for its economic recovery
There, oil is fueling the nation’s strongest economic recovery.
May 30, 2014
READ IN: Friday, May 30, 2014: Podesta briefs House Dems on EPA rule, Shinseki fights for his job, Tillis leads Hagan, Cuomo moves to fend off liberals and Republicans postpone ACA alternative
Podesta briefs House Dems on EPA rule, Shinseki fights for his job, Tillis leads Hagan, Cuomo moves to fend off liberals and Republicans postpone ACA alternative.
May 30, 2014
Three top Republican lawyers leaving Patton Boggs to establish practice with Jones Day
Benjamin Ginsberg, Donald McGahn and William McGinley are set to join Jones Day as partners.
May 29, 2014
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About Reid
Reid Wilson covers state politics and policy for the Washington Post's GovBeat blog. He's a former editor in chief of The Hotline, the premier tip sheet on campaigns and elections, and he's a complete political junkie. Reid is a Seattle native and a graduate of The George Washington University. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Veronica.