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Robert P. Casey, Jr.

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  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've been around politics for a while, then you know how hard it is for politicians to break from the mold and occasionally swim upstream. In the wake of the Newtown shootings, it's been......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The No. 1 Political Story of 2012.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here it is, the moment that some of you have all been waiting for -- we've reached the No. 1 entry in our countdown of the Top Political Stories of 2012. So break out......
  • Kathleen Kane sworn in as PA's new state Attorney General.

     
    Vowing to roll up her sleeves and “just get it done,” Kathleen G. Kane was sworn into office as Pennsylvania’s new attorney general on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and the first Democrat to serve as the state’s top law......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Casey says gun control measures wouldn't infringe on 2d Amendment rights.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Felow Seekers. With President Barack Obama set to unveil his new gun-control proposals, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said proposals to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines would not infringe on gun owners' rights. Casey,...
  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...
  • U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith: No abortion for rape victims.

     
    Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Tom Smith ... ... said this afternoon that he opposes abortion in all cases -- even for victims of rape and incest. Smith's comments came after he was asked about the political firestorm surrounding the abortion-related......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: State lawmakers tackle juvenile sentencing laws.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome back to the first working day after the long bank holiday weekend. We hope it was both restful and productive. But because the news never sleeps, let's dive right into your handy, clip-and-save guide......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Obama leads Romney, Casey over Smith in new F&M, Quinnipiac polls.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning Fellow Seekers. Among registered voters, President Barack Obama leads Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 39 percent, with 6 percent undecided, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll out this morning. Among likely...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: House, Senate working on small games bill.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Columbus Day, so we hope you're observing this celebration of western imperialism in a culturally sensitive and appropriate way. As any schoolkid will tell you, directionally challenged Italian sailor...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: PA schools under the fiscal microscope.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our school days are but a hazy memory. But as the leaves start to turn, on mornings like this we can't help but be brought back to our eighth grade math class in Ye Olde......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: A quick fill-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're headed out of town for a long weekend. But we couldn't leave you without this quick-hit digest of the best of the day's political headlines. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board member Patrick J. "P.J." Stapleton......
  • Arlen Specter laid to rest, remembered as fighter.

     
    In 1980, when Arlen Specter was contemplating a run for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, his son Shanin tried to discourage him. After years of political defeats, the younger Specter worried that his father would be humiliated at the polls.......