AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A fifth Texas Republican congressman added his name Wednesday to the list of House GOP retirements in the nation's biggest conservative state...
Hotly contested races for Lackawanna County commissioner highlight the primary election ballot Tuesday as Democrats and Republicans choose their candidates for the November municipal election.
Democrats also have a choice for county controller as voters across the region and state choose nominees for state Superior Court, county row offices, school director, township boards of supervisors and borough and city councils.
President Donald Trump will return to northeastern Pennsylvania on Monday for a campaign rally two days after one of his Democratic challengers will be in Philadelphia. Trump is headed to Montoursville, Lycoming County, where voters will cast ballots the next day in a special election to replace Republican former U.S.
No more Thunder or Lightning in Congress.
During his election campaign, President Donald Trump nicknamed local Republican U.S. Reps. Lou Barletta and Tom Marino as Thunder and Lightning. But with Marino’s announcement Thursday of his imminent departure, Congress won’t have either as members soon.
As they wait for a court-ordered rewrite of congressional district boundaries, candidates for Congress face the possibility they have already campaigned in places they will never represent.
That may happen because those places might join another congressional district when the rewrite wraps up.
A proposal from U.S. Reps Tom Marino and Lou Barletta would allow federal prosecutors to impanel a second jury for death penalty sentencing if they don’t like the outcome a first jury returned, according to more details available Friday about the bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration, following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...