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  • Pennsylvania House lawmakers vote for ISIS/Syria plan

    Pennsylvania House lawmakers vote for ISIS/Syria plan
    — Congressman Charlie Dent broke from the rest of the Lehigh Valley delegation Wednesday when he voted against a plan to train and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants. Dent, a Republican who represents much of the...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmakers listen for Obama's plan to combat militants in Iraq, Syria

    Lehigh Valley lawmakers listen for Obama's plan to combat militants in Iraq, Syria
    — The Lehigh Valley's congressional delegation was looking for a clear plan from President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he outlined more aggressive military steps for combating Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. In interviews, area lawmakers...
  • U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta would give host communities a say on placement of immigrant children

    U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta would give host communities a say on placement of immigrant children
    HAZLETON — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta is introducing a bill that will give municipalities and states a say in whether the federal government can house immigrant children in their communities. Various federal and other programs have brought 450 young...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmakers discuss range of issues

    Lehigh Valley lawmakers discuss range of issues
    Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta opposes higher taxes on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. Democratic U.S. Rep. Matthew Cartwright, on the other hand, not only wants higher taxes, but also more stringent environmental regulations....
  • Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank

    Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank
    — About four years ago, a Lehigh County aquarium manufacturer found itself with a dilemma — it was becoming too successful at selling its products overseas. That may not sound like a problem, but for EcoTech Marine's founders, the risk of...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
    THURSDAYSEPT. 4 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host a lunch and live taping of "Business Matters" with congressmen Louis Barletta, Charlie Dent, Matthew Cartwright and Leonard Lance at St. Luke's West End Medical Center, 501 Cetronia...
  • Republicans can't stop talking about impeaching Obama

    When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Immigration's a go, Toomey's a no

    Immigration's a go, Toomey's a no
    Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey voted no Monday night on a procedural test vote on the comprehensive immigration package, signaling that he would also vote against the bill on final passage. Toomey was considered a possible GOP pick up on...
  • 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...