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Associated PressFormer U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has ruled out a campaign for Pennsylvania governor, but he said Tuesday that he is seriously exploring another run for U.S. Senate, possibly setting up a rematch against Republican Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016. Sestak said he...
Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades Wednesday, rejecting tighter background checks for buyers and a ban on assault weapons as they spurned pleas from...
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
Associated PressWatched by tearful relatives of Newtown school massacre victims, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown over how to respond to the December shootings in Connecticut, defeating an effort by conservatives to derail firearms restrictions...
Tags: Assault, Laws, U.S. Congress, John Boehner, Harry Reid
Associated PressConservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to advocates of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Barack Obama can...
Tags: Laws, Chuck Schumer, John Boehner, Firearms, Joe Manchin III
email@example.comFranklin County’s largest employer braced itself for the fallout from the federal budget cuts set to go into effect Friday. Letterkenny Army Depot Commander Col. Victor S. Hagan Sr. made a statement to the depot work force that a work furlough of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLetterkenny Army Depot stands to be one of the biggest losers if the federal sequestration cuts take place as scheduled in one week. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the depot would absorb spending reductions of more than $449 million....
email@example.comThere are at least five millionaires among the six U.S. senators and three U.S. representatives representing the Tri-State area, according to their 2010 financial disclosure forms. U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., topped the list with an estimated...
WASHINGTON – Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators both worry the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service could slow progress in an already divisive and stymied Washington. Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Pat Toomey spoke out Monday...
Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
Call Washington BureauPennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday. Republicans and Democrats are...
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