| Dec 19, 2012
If you're thinking that last week's tragedy in Newtown, Conn., makes it likely that Congress will soon pass stricter federal gun laws, remember this: People thought the same thing in 2011, after a gunman shot into a Tucson crowd, killing six and...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Sen. Mark Kirk's best friend in the Senate, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, plans to fly to Chicago on Friday night, and whether he's …...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Politicians continue to feud over conference expansion...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
President Obama vowed Monday to use the power of his office to stop mass shootings, but was hazy on specifics. Will he? Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut called for the restoration of the federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, and Sen. Dianne...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Growing up in Williamsport, Gina Marie Groh never in her “wildest dreams” thought she would one day become a federal judge.
As it turns out, Groh, didn’t have to dream.
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved the 23rd Judicial Circuit judge&...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:49 AM
County governments in all three Eastern Panhandle counties are lending support to a $23 million expansion and renovation project at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County.
The project is needed to protect and boost the region’s economy, Morgan...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:44 PM
West Virginia would slash property taxes in exchange for a new “cracker” plant and reserve funds to improve roads, schools and high-speed Internet access, under proposals Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin offered the Legislature in his State of the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:14 PM
The field of candidates who have filed for statewide office in West Virginia’s May 8 primary includes an increasing number of Eastern Panhandle residents.
Former Del. Larry V. Faircloth, a Republican from Berkeley County, filed for state auditor on...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Williamsport High School graduate and newly appointed U.S. district court judge Gina M. Groh says she is a small town girl who is living “a uniquely American dream.”
“I didn’t get here on my own through just hard work and...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, along with a number of other candidates for statewide office in the 2012 election, is expected to attend the Berkeley County Women’s Democratic Club annual fundraising dinner Friday night.
Tickets for the 6 p.m. event,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber.
"It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Republicans picked up a key seat in North Carolina, flipping a state that hasn't elected a GOP governor since the 1980s, according to CNN projections.
Eleven states are holding gubernatorial races Tuesday, in which Democrats are defending eights seats;...