Wisconsin Supreme Court says it will make 'minimum' changes to redistricting maps

Conservative majority says fairness of maps 'present political questions, not legal ones'

Saying it is not their job to draw maps that are politically "fair," the Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority said Tuesday they will make the minimum number of changes necessary to the state's current electoral maps to ensure they follow federal law.

Republican lawmakers aren't with the public on marijuana

(CNN) -- Senate Democrats are making one of the largest pushes to date for decriminalizing marijuana on the federal level. The bill is likely to fail because of Republican opposition. And while the Democrats' proposed legislation has a number of…

Illinois Republican Rep. John Shimkus to retire

Illinois Republican John Shimkus said in a statement Friday afternoon that he will not seek reelection in 2020, joining 10 other House Republicans who have announced that they will head for the exits.

Warner splits with Burr on collusion question

Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, rejected Republican Chairman Richard Burr's recent statements that the committee has not found evidence of collusion, saying the investigation is still ongoing and the committee still had to interview key witnesses.