Political-power sharing at Pennsylvania's Capitol will enter unexplored territory when Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the largest legislative majorities of any political party in modern Pennsylvania history — in this case Republicans — begin a new two-year legislative session.
The legislative elections took place amid a wave breaking across Pennsylvania for President-elect Donald Trump.
Republicans picked up three seats in each chamber. Voters helped the GOP successfully defend seats in moderate suburban Philadelphia where Trump was deeply unpopular, and continued a longer-term trend of tilting western Pennsylvania to Republicans.
That means in January the...