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  • Unemployed to Toomey: Meet with us

     
    Clarification w/ updates: The lawmakers mentioned below have all held town halls, but none since Congress recessed for the weeks-long August break. Two unemployed men from opposite ends of the state are urging U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to hold a......
  • The Sunday Brunch: Even More On The Electoral College.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, September threw down the window pretty abruptly. And all of a sudden it's tweed jacket weather. Nothing makes us long for our native New England more -- except, perhaps for a fall collapse by......
  • Harrisburg City Council to get update on new federal courthouse

    Harrisburg City Council to get update on new federal courthouse
    It's been nearly eight months since the government pinpointed the site for the new federal courthouse in Harrisburg. Since then, the once hotly debated topic has not been talked about much. Tonight, that will change. It was a battle that took nearly...
  • Rendell Warns Of Pennsylvania Job Losses Without Aid From Congress

    Rendell Warns Of Pennsylvania Job Losses Without Aid From Congress
    Pennsylvania's prospects for avoiding deeper budget cuts and more layoffs are better thanks to a key U.S. Senate vote on additional recession-related aid. The bill cleared a key hurdle Wednesday in the Senate that virtually guarantees its later passage...
  • Pennsylvania Republicans Plan To Steal The Show This November

    Pennsylvania Republicans Plan To Steal The Show This November
    Two important offices are up for grabs in Pennsylvania when election day rolls around in less then two months. Those two positions are currently held by Democrats. But things could be changing. To be exact, there are 56 days until Pennsylvania voters...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Republican Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania's New Governor-Elect

    Republican Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania's New Governor-Elect
    Republican Tom Corbett, the state attorney general who shook up the Pennsylvania Capitol with his prosecution of corruption in the Legislature, sailed past Democratic opponent Dan Onorato on Tuesday to claim the governorship of a state President Barack...
  • Santorum: Courage vs. team player

    Santorum: Courage vs. team player
    When Rick Santorum was asked Wednesday night to describe himself in one word, he said "courage." The problem for the former Pennsylvania U.S. senator is that in each defensive answer he gave throughout the two-hour CNN debate, his excuses and...
  • Toomey and Romney alliance?

    Toomey and Romney alliance?
    To a Pennsylvania political reporter watching the CNN debate last night there were moments that sounded like Mitt Romney was angling for a Pat Toomey endorsement, or at least to get in the Pennsylvania Republican's good graces. And it appears Toomey...
  • Life after the Arizona GOP debate

    Life after the Arizona GOP debate
    Take a circle, add a jerk and what do you get? One answer is another GOP presidential debate. Number 20 was in Mesa, Arizona, for those keeping score at home. There was no big knock out, or even a knock down. In fact, the best any candidate can say is ....
  • Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad

    Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad
    When Arlen Specter lost in the 2010 Senate Democratic primary he never could have foreseen his image being used as fodder in the next presidential campaign. But then, who could have expected his former colleague Rick Santorum to be among the Republican...
  • Santorum suggests Obama better than Romney

    Santorum suggests Obama better than Romney
    Just as Rick Santorum readies himself to face old friends and foes at a Harrisburg gathering of fiscal conservatives Saturday morning, he had another slip of the tongue that surely made Pennsylvania Republicans cringe and recall old wounds. Santorum...