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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...
  • Hundreds rally for public education.

     
    From Clara Ritger: Hundreds of parents, students, teachers -- joined by state lawmakers -- filled the Capitol Wednesday where they called for Gov. Tom Corbett to increase funding for public education. "In hard times we all need to make sacrifices,"......
  • Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    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....
  • Ex-Sen. Arlen Specter dies at 82

    Ex-Sen. Arlen Specter dies at 82
    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...
  • Romney camp targeting Pa in final days

    Romney camp targeting Pa in final days
    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...
  • Bain Capital is fair game

    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;...