Ranked-choice voting has produced the closest citywide election in decades, as the race between London Breed and Mark Leno remains uncalled a week later.
The diversity of the country's urban centers is not reflected in City Hall: In the 15 biggest U.S. cities, all but three mayors are white men, and none are women.
President Trump made yet another push for a major bill to rebuild roads, bridges, and railways. But to the frustration of lawmakers, his long-delayed plan is still not ready.
The move is designed not only to reduce inconvenience to travelers, but also to reduce Democrats’ political leverage in the showdown on Capitol Hill.
The storm’s enormous size, spanning both coasts of the state, could slow the rescue and recovery efforts, officials warned on Sunday.
California announced a deal to reach the milestone by 2022, and New York could soon follow.
Owners of firearms will have more rights in Texas and fewer rights in California in the new year, thanks to the nation’s deepening cultural divide.
City residents approved a public-financing program in which voters will get $100 worth of election vouchers—the first of its kind in the nation.
The House and Senate are close to finishing a long-term highway bill for the first time in a decade. But they’re still short on cash to pay for it.
A city ordinance protecting residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is defeated after a fierce campaign.
Lawmakers can’t agree on how to pay for the Highway Trust Fund for the remainder of the year, let alone for the next decade.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces a formal investigation into whether police practices violate the Constitution.
Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?
Four years into a crisis of unknown duration, residents of the Golden State have the chance to change their habits, and find new ways to thrive.
The City of Brotherly Love beat out Brooklyn and Columbus, Ohio, to host the Democrats in 2016.