(Josh Barber)
Seeing red: How York County voted

11/07/2014 09:55 AM EST
Pennsylvania residents showed Democratic York County businessman Tom Wolf a lot of love Tuesday, electing him governor by 9 percentage points. 
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Pennsylvania cries Wolf in a big way
11/05/2014 12:46 AM EST - When Tom Wolf announced his candidacy for Pennsylvania governor last year, he was a long-shot mostly unknown outside of York County. Full Story

Wagner wins third York election in 2014, secures state Senate seat
11/04/2014 11:47 PM EST - In a marathon year of elections for the York business owner who has called himself a "disrupter" in Harrisburg, Republican Sen. Full Story

Takeover: Republicans surge to control of Senate
11/04/2014 11:51 PM EST - WASHINGTON — Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office. Full Story

Pennsylvania GOP legislative majorities at stake
11/04/2014 08:25 PM EST - HARRISBURG — Democratic hopes of making inroads against Republican majorities in the state Legislature on Tuesday hinged on several districts in the Philadelphia suburbs, a handful of open seats scattered across the state and any momentum that might trickle down from the governor's race. Full Story

GOP steers toward hefty House majority
11/04/2014 08:34 PM EST - WASHINGTON — Confident Republicans steered toward a hefty House majority in Tuesday's elections, capitalizing on dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama and the nation's pervasive malaise to push their numbers toward the highest levels in 65 years. Full Story

Exit poll: Corbett lost support among all groups
11/04/2014 08:35 PM EST - Republican Gov. Tom Corbett lost support across the board in seeking a second term, preliminary exit poll results showed Tuesday. Full Story

McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains
11/04/2014 08:01 PM EST - WASHINGTON — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell swept to a sixth term, and the GOP bid for control of the Senate and a tighter grip on the House Tuesday in elections shaped by widespread voter discontent with President Barack Obama. Full Story

GOP takes W.Va. seat, aims for Senate control
11/04/2014 08:09 PM EST - WASHINGTON — Resurgent Republicans captured a West Virginia Senate seat long in Democratic hands and bid for control of the Senate and a tighter grip on the House Tuesday in elections shaped by widespread voter discontent with President Barack Obama. Full Story

A look back at York County's lone governor, George Leader
11/04/2014 10:25 AM EST - George Leader wasn't supposed to win the 1954 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election. The odds, namely the high number of registered Republicans in the state, were stacked against the Democrat with virtually no name recognition. Full Story

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  • (Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
    York City entrepreneurs are perfecting the pretzel

    Philip Given, co-owner of the York City Pretzel Co., has a passion for dough. If asked about the quality of his company's pretzels, Given can wax poetic about the juxtaposition between the airy white dough innards compared to the dark brown outside. Full Story