Regardless of which metric of eligibility you use, the United States has one of the lowest voter turnouts of any of the comparator countries, while Australia and Belgium have the highest.
Health insurance seems like a luxury only to those who have it, people like Governors Haley, Heineman and Scott.
Believe it or not, 2012 is shaping up to be all about the Beaver State. With innocuous races for the Oregon legislature and an under the radar non-partisan race for statewide office, Oregon is the sleeper state up for grabs in 2012.
State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.
For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.
My notes are as follows: Light and bright, and leaves a sweet taste on the back of your tongue. A wine with a delicate feel that gets bolder but balanced as you drink it. A balance between smoothness, alcohol and sheerly delicious cherry.
The Lacey Act is common sense legislation that protects American workers and industries from illegally harvested or exported materials.
Big banks are formulating a host of arguments -- wild, off the mark arguments -- aimed at dismantling the Volcker Rule firewall between loan-making, customer-serving banks and high-risk hedge funds.
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We are determined to stop these dirty coal exports across the region and instead build a clean energy future that protects the Pacific Northwest's environment, health and economy.
Driving through this Western-themed town, you wouldn't think you'd find one of the state's best restaurants, but nestled on a side street in an old house is Jen's Garden.
The new Massachusetts law -- and those proposed in other states -- does not do away with alimony. To the contrary, it's awarded more like child support, with guidelines based on the length of the marriage and the income of the parties.
As with contraception, a free society must find the middle ground. Catholic Bishops must be free to exercise their religion, yet we cannot allow them to deny that same freedom to the rest of us.
Staying at a wine hotel means everything you need is within a short walk from your room.
Portland, Oregon, consistently ranks among America's most dog-friendly cities. In honor of our four-legged friends, here's our roundup of three Portland hotels where Fido is more than welcome.