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Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: March 3, 2010

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - The League of American Voters appeared in Washington last fall with $1.7 million and close ties to political operative Dick Morris. Now, the group is running ads in West Virginia, attacking health care reform. Its executive director, Bob Adams, defends the ads, despite four plac ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For many Kentuckians, saving a few hundred dollars at tax time can be a blessing. In order to receive that payoff legally, however, you need to carefully choose the person helping you prepare your income tax return. According to John Young of the Kentucky Legal Aid Society, while ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Tough times call for tough measures, in Virginia and other states experiencing economic turmoil. However, according to Jill Hanken, staff attorney for the Virginia Poverty Law Center, the proposed budget from the Virginia House of Delegates makes cuts in all the wrong places. For e ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Children and adults alike love the whimsical books of Dr. Seuss, and a story-reading session today at the State Capitol celebrates the late author's birthday while highlighting the more serious need to continue funding early childhood programs. Merrill Gay, co-chair of the Connect ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota lawmakers received a bit of budget pressure relief with the new economic forecast that shows the state's deficit shrinking to $994 million. It is the first time since 2008 that such projections have shown a deficit of less than $1 billion. The news is not all rosy, howev ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - A campaign is underway in Pennsylvania and across the country, to get people to stop using the 'R' words: 'retarded' and 'retard.' As Matthew Aaron, president and CEO of Special Olympics Pennsylvania explains, these words are seen as derogatory toward people with intellectual disabili ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona gets a "C" on its report card of dental policies for kids, according to a new national study. Even so, the state meets only four of eight policy measurements for quality care, losing points for such things as a lack of tooth sealant programs at schools with the greatest numbers of ...Read More

YANKTON, S. D. - United States military veterans are crisscrossing the country in purple buses, with a different kind of patriotic message. They say developing renewable energy sources here at home will be one of the best ways to provide for America's national security. Eric Gage of Sioux Falls is ...Read More

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