| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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......
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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......
| Dec 14, 2010
| 5:56 AM
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...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:13 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 5:36 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2010
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....
| Nov 3, 2010
| 2:25 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:03 PM
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 ....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:16 AM
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.