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  • Looking at polls, conservatives raise red flags over Gov. Tom Corbett's electoral fortunes.

     
    It's no secret that Gov. Tom Corbett has always had problems with Pennsylvania's conservative movement. From his notorious "living document" comments about the state Constitution during a 2010 primary debate to right-wing gripes that he wasn't going far...
  • Ed Rendell, Mayor of New York City?

     
    The New York Times reports that outgoing New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has courted several high-profile successors, including former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell: "Mr. Bloomberg has mused about a Mayor Charles E. Schumer with the Democratic senator...
  • Auditor General-Elelct Eugene DePasquale names top staffers.

     
    Incoming state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has named his senior staff. The York County Democrat takes office on Monday. “I am proud to announce the senior staff who will help me fulfill my commitment to the people of Pennsylvania to......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lottery union says it could beat private bid.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just when you thought things couldn't get any weirder with the debate over whether to turn the day-to-day management of the $3.5 billion PA Lottery to an English company, the union representing about 200 agency........
  • Former Gov. Ed Rendell has ties to firm consulting on Lottery privatization.

     
    As Gov. Tom Corbett considers whether to hand the reins of the Pennsylvania Lottery over to a British company, he's been getting advice from a firm with ties to his predecessor. Former Gov. Ed Rendell is a senior adviser to......
  • Proposal for 5-cent shopping-bag fee inches ahead in New Jersey

     
    A handful of gutsy New Jersey legislators have been sponsoring bills to impose fees on disposable paper or plastic shopping bags in the last few years, and until recently none of them has gotten out of first gear, owing I'm sure to what former...
  • President Obama inauguration TV coverage

     
    Updated Jan. 20, 2013, 1:29pm CT On Monday, Jan. 21 (officially on Jan. 20), Barack Obama will be sworn in to begin his second term as President of the United States, along with Joe Biden as Vice President. The oath of office will formally be administered...
  • Callahan campaign boasts 40 endorsements

     
    Mayor John Callahan's campaign, which is already winning the money race for Northampton County executive, has indicated it's leading in endorsements. The campaign announced Callahan has received 41 endorsements, including a former governor, a U.S....
  • Castor plays politics with education

     
    Yo! The Republican thorn in the Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s side has stuck again. The latest political barbs from Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor center on the national Common Core education standards. But nearly every paragraph in...
  • Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?

    Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?
    Political cynics who believed Sen. Pat Toomey stuck his neck out on background checks to improve his 2016 re-election chances in lean-blue Pennsylvania were not incorrect that the Republican's efforts would score him some points with state Democrats....
  • Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post

    Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who seems to have a million jobs these days, brushed aside - as only a politician could - a question about him serving in the Obama administration cabinet as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary. Asked about taking...
  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...