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Stories with person: Pat Toomey
  • Dems claim recruiting successes in bid to retake Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 1:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are claiming early success in recruiting strong candidates in Republican-held states as they fight to retake the majority after last year's midterm bloodletting. But in several states the party is still searching, with the Democrat who looks like the strongest candidate holding out for now.

  • Hawaii lawmakers vote to get rid of ethanol in gas mandate 
    Updated: May-06-15 1:17 pm

    HONOLULU - Hawaii is poised to join an odd coalition of environmentalists, fuel manufacturers and chicken farmers who want to do away with a mandate to mix fuel with ethanol.