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Stories with subject: Separation of powers
  • Cardin faces test on Iran nuclear bill as top Dem negotiator story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-15 11:09 am

    WASHINGTON - For nearly a half-century, Sen. Ben Cardin has been a state legislator, speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, a member of the U.S. House and for the last eight years, a senator. Now, he's an ambassador of sorts, representing diverse constituencies in a tense and complex standoff over the threat a nuclear Iran could pose to Israel and the United States.

  • Missouri Supreme Court hears challenge to traffic fines law 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 8:26 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The same day the Missouri Supreme Court heard a challenge to the penalty provision of a law that limits the money cities can get from traffic fines, a Missouri House committee considered enhancing the law.