| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Regarding Alana Diehl's letter to the editor on Sept. 18.
Alana Diehl seems to believe that if you are not for President Obama it is because he is black. Could it be that we do not agree with his politics. When Lynn Swan ran against Ed Rendell for...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a dying breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced.
Specter died of...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who died Sunday, could be a polarizing figure, but he spoke to the point and often elicited laughs with his quips.
Specter represented Pennsylvania in the Senate for three decades. He lost a re-election bid after switching...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
On the heels of its super PAC doing the same, Mitt Romney's campaign is buying up air time in Pennsylvania for the final few days of the race. It will be the first time Romney has made an ad buy in the state after canceling a major purchase ahead of the...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Helping children and youth succeed is the highest priority in Cambria and Somerset counties, a community needs assessment conducted by the United Way of the Laurel Highlands reveals.
It is followed by strengthening and supporting families, promoting...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Local representatives showed their support for the completion of the Flight 93 National Memorial Tuesday by attending a fundraiser in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Reps. Mark Critz and Bill Shuster were among the guests in attendance at "An...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
"An Evening of Remembrance" Tuesday night at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., raised $2 million for the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign.
Co-hosts President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner were joined by...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Every time I hear somebody say there's no difference between the two parties, I want to scream! There are huge differences between Republicans and Democrats, and one of the biggest is: Republicans take great pride in standing up for their team;...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell warned the state's Democratic delegates not to "rest on your laurels" just because Pennsylvania is being widely cited as a guaranteed win for President Obama.
"Don't be fooled," Rendell said at the morning breakfast...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:47 AM
There's been much ado about whether Mitt Romney will make a play for Pennsylvania or simply concede the slightly left leaning - it's a lightish blue hue - battleground state to Barack Obama.
The evidence mounted Thursday when DC-based Politico got its...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:56 PM
I actually had ideas for two columns last week about Gov. Tom Corbett. What can I say? He's inspiring. One of them ran Saturday. Here's the other:
Gov. Tom Corbett spooned out a bit of gruel. A single candle by his chair provided the only light in the...