| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:20 PM
About 66 percent of registered voters in Somerset County went to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes.
County solicitor Dan Rullo said that everything went well during Tuesday's election. He said officials dealt with a few minor problems with...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:03 PM
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, the state's most high profile Democrat isn't speaking this week at the Democratic National Committee because there's too much else on his plate.
Sitting among the Pennsylvania delegates in their bleacher seats right off the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Incumbent Bob Casey is on air this week with two new campaign ads, one featuring a grizzly, Harley riding biker praising Casey, and another hitting his Republican challenger Tom Smith for Tea Party ties.
Casey, the Democrat seeking a second term in the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Just off the back-to-back political conventions and at the height of the unrest in the Middle East, President Barack Obama maintains a sizable nine-point lead over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, according to likely voters polled last week.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Is it possible for Republican Senate candidate Tom Smith to be trailing incumbent Democrat Bob Casey by just six points while Mitt Romney is down by 12 against Barack Obama in Pennsylvania?
That's what the latest Quinnipiac University survey of likely...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:37 AM
While President Obama's job approval remains unchanged, his lead over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania has narrowed slightly, according to a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll.
When factoring in likely voters leaning toward a candidate, Obama is up 49...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Turns out Republican Tom Smith is not the only Smith vying for U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s job.
Meet Rayburn Smith, a retired postal worker from Clarion County who is running as a libertarian. He collected enough signatures to appear on the November...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:03 PM
A week into the dreaded sequester, all sorts of doom are being predicted. As threats of service cuts grow, political fingers remain pointed in partisan blame. All of the politicians are responsible, yet none will take responsibility, though many agree the...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Franklin County’s largest employer braced itself for the fallout from the federal budget cuts set to go into effect Friday.
Letterkenny Army Depot Commander Col. Victor S. Hagan Sr. made a statement to the depot work force that a work furlough of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Letterkenny Army Depot stands to be one of the biggest losers if the federal sequestration cuts take place as scheduled in one week.
According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the depot would absorb spending reductions of more than $449 million....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski urged Congress to have the "courage" to act on the gun control measures laid out by President Obama on Wednesday.
Pawlowski attended the rollout event in the Old Executive Office Building next to the White House where a...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The predictions are dire: milk prices doubling, dairy markets collapsing, family farms folding.
These are the potential results of congressional inaction on a new federal farm bill and the impending "fiscal cliff." But according to Milford...