An Arizona law allowing the state to build its own security fence along the border with Mexico went into effect Wednesday, and the private donations necessary to fund the project have begun stacking up.
According to Massachusetts law, the state will have to wait until a special election—set for Jan. 19—to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, but Gov. Deval Patrick is hoping to appoint a placeholder to fill Kennedy’s seat before then.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s stance on the death penalty issue raises some serious questions, according to actor, author and activist Mike Farrell, who poses several of his own in this fiery piece.