| Jan 21, 2013
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States.
The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Democrat Bob Casey urged a federal emergency official to reimburse Pennsylvania for the state's Hurricane Sandy preparations on Wednesday and Republican Pat Toomey is pushing back against a $60.4 billion aid bill he says is excessive.
To be sure, Toomey...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before a long morning of earnings calls.
The Skinny: I got through the season finale of "The Following" last night. It wasn't easy. Fortunately, afterward I watched the premiere of Comedy Central's "Inside Amy," which was a tad...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:27 AM
Just a few days after Hostess announced it was filing for bankruptcy, people are bidding on boxes of Twinkies from eBay to Craigslist.
A few “buy it now” options are close to $8,000.
Either way it was a big blow to the American brand....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:37 AM
By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So, just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in predicting the final...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The presidential race in Pennsylvania may be heating up again after a series of polls show a tighter race in the Keystone State than what’s been seen throughout the summer.
RealClearPolitics, a website that tracks the ups and downs of political...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:49 AM
After months of speculation, guesswork and analysis of tweeted photos, Michael Vick confirms that he and his family have a dog, which he says is "well cared for and loved as a member of our family."
Vick - the Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback from...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:19 PM
They've set a date!
Democrat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and his Republican challenger Tom Smith are scheduled to debate each other at the end of the month.
Their campaigns announced their only debate late Friday after weeks of uncertainty over whether the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:45 AM
After months of enjoying strong leads over their Republican challengers in Pennsylvania, President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey are leading their opponents by only a few points with three weeks until Election Day.
Obama is up over Mitt Romney...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:30 AM
The Philadelphia Orchestra has come to the rescue of a budding musician, 9-year-old Aidan Milligan. The special-needs fourth-grader was so excited over an upcoming trombone lesson that he left his instrument on the curb at the end of his driveway. It soon...
| Oct 23, 2012
From the Philadelphia Inquirer
In a way, the NHL lockout is being partially funded by Comcast, the Flyers' parent company.
The NBC Sports Group, a subsidiary of Comcast, is paying the league about $180 million in rights fees this season, and a network...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The Harrisburg Republicans' plan to change the way Pennsylvania's electoral votes are counted has gained a high-profile Democratic foe: Sen. Bob Casey.
Pennsylvania's senior U.S. senator waded into the state-level fight, sending a letter to state...