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  • Lawmakers scramble on child immigration

    — Questions continue to swirl around the young immigrants flooding across the border, forcing congressmen to scramble for scarce details, including information on the children's whereabouts. On Tuesday, Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent is...
  • Toomey: Signal Central America on immigration crisis

    Toomey: Signal Central America on immigration crisis
    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey called on officials to send a strong message to Central American families in response to an influx of children crossing into the United States, but cautioned against detaining those children in locations across the country. Toomey...
  • Lou Barletta sees immigration as a border issue

    Lou Barletta sees immigration as a border issue
    — As federal officials scramble to deal with a massive influx of unaccompanied Central American children crossing the country's southern border, Rep. Lou Barletta is again speaking out on the issue that led him to national prominence. The former...
  • Politics as Usual

    A new look and new byline for Call's politics blog If you're a regular reader of Capitol Ideas, where The Morning Call's writers have detailed the ins and outs of state government for years, you may have noticed some changes last week. The latest...
  • PA reps swing for charity in annual Congressional baseball game

    PA reps swing for charity in annual Congressional baseball game
    Republicans may control the U.S. House, but it was the Democrats who dominated the baseball field this week in the 53rd annual Congressional baseball game. Four Pennsylvania House members took the field at Nationals Park on Wednesday: Reps. Lou...
  • Dent votes against slapping self on wrist for debt limit increase

    Dent votes against slapping self on wrist for debt limit increase
    For Rep. Charlie Dent it was just a “little gimmicky." So the Lehigh Valley Republican, who is garnering quite the reputation as a rebel since he disagreed with party leadership over the government shutdown, refused to join in a public shaming...
  • Roger Goodell on ‘Face the Nation’; Bob Costas on ‘Meet the Press’; Hines Ward on ‘State of the Union’

     
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will¬†broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Supreme Court to hear redistricting challenges.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Everyone knows the classic image of the campaign reporter. Rumpled. Maybe a touch grouchy. Definitely cynical and weary from endless hours on the road and endless meals at diners along the highways and byways of......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. For a month that's supposed to be kind of sleepy and languid, August has proven unusually busy for those of us in the news biz. Normally, we like to spend the hottest month of the......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the penultimate weekend of August 2012. This month's been another quick one in a summer that -- as they all do -- just seems to have flown by. But don't worry, there are......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers return for busy fall session (or not).

     
    Good Monday Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania’s public school students have been in class for weeks, but state lawmakers will finally return to work today for an abbreviated fall voting session that could end up being as notable for what doesn&#...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: County governments get into the #VoterID game.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another weekend is upon us. Hope you have something fun planned. With the mercury tipping south of 65 degrees these last few days, our thoughts have turned to the campaign trail and the inevitable diet......