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  • Why the election of a short-term replacement senator will matter

     
    Derided as silly, goofy and unnecessary, the special election to fill out the last two months of the seat now held by temporary Sen. Roland Burris stands to make at least some difference for the winner. Smart money says the......
  • Bill Clinton to stump for Sestak

     
    Our colleague Colby Itkowitz has the story in today's Allentown Morning Call: Former President Bill Clinton will join Sestak in Scranton Tuesday to rally support for the Democratic congressman, the Sestak campaign confirmed. Sestak, who is running against...
  • Clinton stumps for an absent Sestak

     
    Overshadowed by Tuesday's primaries, Colby Itkowitz of the Morning Call reports on former President Bill Clinton's visit to Pennsylvania Tuesday on behalf of Rep. Joe Sestak (D): SCRANTON -- Former President Bill Clinton implored a crowd of Joe Sestak...
  • Hmm, Clinton Democrat Mark Penn throws big Senate fundraiser for independent Charlie Crist

     
    Bill Clinton supports Kendrick Meek in the Florida Senate race. But would the White House prefer an ex-Republican?...
  • Upset of upsets: Miller leads Murkowski

     
    by Mike Memoli Sarah Palin's biggest political victory this year could come in her home state, where her endorsed candidate for Senate holds a surprising lead over incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Republican Senate primary. With all but nine......
  • Obama raising cash for Sestak

     
    by Colby Itkowitz President Barack Obama is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak in Philadelphia on Sept. 20. First reported by Politicspa, Obama will be at several events in Pennsylvania that same day. (John Callahan,.....
  • Barack Obama and Sarah Palin: Whose endorsement carries the most clout with U.S. voters these days?

     
    Turns out, it's a mixed bag often with many taking an endorsement as proof they should vote for the other candidate....
  • Now that the Democratic Congress is back in session, its approval decline resumes -- to only 18%

     
    Gallup finds approval is historically the lowest ever in a midterm election year, auguring ill for the president's majority party in both houses....
  • Awkward! Obama, en route to help Joe Sestak, runs into Arlen Specter, then loads up on junk food

     
    Don't tell Michelle, but Obama buys two cheesesteak sandwiches, plus an ice cream cone....
  • Chuck for Veep? Why not? He doesn't say no!

     
    The Hill, the newspaper about Congress, asked the 97 Senators who aren't running for president whether they were interested in becoming vice-president. Some, like Arlen Specter, made it simple: "Absolutely not." Sen. Schumer, however, was not so direct:...
  • High-tension battle brewing

    Some Pennsylvania politicians and Allentown energy company PPL Corp. have found themselves on opposing sides of a Washington, D.C., imbroglio over high-tension power lines. At issue is a controversial 2005 federal law that shifted final say over...
  • Are you ready to be stimulated?

    House and Senate Democratic leaders, negotiating into the night to forge a compromise with moderate Republicans, reached agreement Wednesday on a $789 billion economic recovery bill that President Barack Obama has called critical to pulling the country...