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Geneva College in Beaver Falls and the Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie won the initial rounds of cases.
They were among 100 school systems highlighted as examples for the rest of the country.
A 22-page letter is Mr. Casey’s first formal comment on the issue since the EPA released its proposal in June.
The prospect of a talks extension is appearing more likely, and some who opposed that avenue now see it as a preferable diplomatic path.
President Barack Obama will announce his intention to use his executive powers to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.
The death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, previously known as Peter, came after ISIS said it would kill him because of U.S. bombing in Syria.
President Barack Obama on Sunday wrapped up what was arguably the best week he’s had in years.
“I really feel Scooby-Doo would have won the race if he’d had an ’R’ beside his name,” said a Democrat who lost in a Jefferson County race.
Approval by the Republican-controlled House sets the stage for a Senate showdown.
Leaders from both parties in the House and Senate pledged bipartisan cooperation, but quickly returned to partisan sniping that has been
Long-stalled legislation to build the pipeline got new life after Senate Democrats suddenly abandoned efforts to block it.
At the same time, they are each promoting rival free-trade blocs excluding the other in the Asian region.
With fellow Democrat Sen. Harry Reid out of the way, President Barack Obama can focus on overseas trade deals.
Black Democrats in Alabama are taking a case to the Supreme Court today.
Facing tough midterm elections, Democrats spent a lot of money. But not enough.
Republicans’ clean sweep in West Virginia Tuesday night leaves the former blue state with one lone Democrat in Washington: Sen. Joe Manchin.
The 2010 and 2014 elections saw the defeat of younger politicians who might have become national leaders.
There is little evidence that Republicans made major inroads among women, minorities and young voters.
President Barack Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged Wednesday to work together to govern the nation in a bipartisan way.
The Republican victory wave might end up even larger by the time all the votes are counted.
“It was a worst-case scenario for the Democrats,” said elections analyst Tim Storey at the National Conference of State Legislatures.
This election wasn’t about hope and change. Instead, the midterm elections were a battle between fear and loathing.
Republicans won the governor's posts in the Democratic strongholds of Massachusetts, Maryland and Illinois, according to projections.
Six in 10 said they were dissatisfied or angry with the Obama administration; the same number felt that way about GOP leaders in Congress.
The Republican defeated Democrat Layne Diehl on Tuesday to win a seat in the state House of Delegates.
Each law was enacted this year by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin, who was up for re-election Tuesday.
Ms. Capito is a moderate Republican, an opponent of the Affordable Care Act and a staunch defender of the coal industry.
Republicans claimed a huge victory in Colorado, where GOP Rep. Cory Gardner ousted first-term Democrat Mark Udall.
In Philadelphia visits, the president stumped for Tom Wolf at Temple and N.J. Gov. Christie rallied Republican voters for Gov. Tom Corbett.
The case could decide when, if ever, the nation’s chief executive may ignore a law passed by Congress.
“The decisive blow must be struck today,” The Gazette said. The Post: “The main issue is no less than the preservation of our country.
By the standards of day, the election did justify Lincoln’s claim: “the most reliable indication of the public purpose in this country.”
State voters’ unhappiness with the Obama administration seems to be the cause of West Virginia becoming a state dominated by Republicans.
Democrat Natalie Tennant, state secretary of state, and Republican U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito want to succeed Democrat Jay Rockefeller.
Republicans now control 23 states, and Democrats, 13, the most states under single-party rule in six decades.
The images and words they are using are striking for how overtly they play on fears of intimidation and repression.
In a South Side appearance, former President Bill Clinton said Democrats must vote Nov. 4 to ensure Tom Wolf becomes governor.
In their effort to hold onto the U.S. Senate, Democrats are running against the GOP — and their own unpopular president.
Here are 10 key races to watch in the battle for party control over the U.S. Senate.
New voter-identification and similar laws passed by Republican-led legislatures seen as helping the party win in the mid-terms.