| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We never thought we'd hear ourselves say this, but Pennsylvania, thank you for being the stick-in-the-mud, stuck-in-your-ways kind of state that's driven us batty for more than a decade. That's because the state's...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Sorry for being tardy. As you might imagine, things started early and ended late yesterday. So here's a quick round-up of Election Day action across the state. In the race for the White House, President......
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Pennsylvania’s reputation as one of the nation’s key electoral battlegrounds will be put to the test Tuesday as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney fight it out for the state’s 20 electoral votes and, each hopes, a trip to....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here we are, at the end of another week. And, if you're like us, you're probably breathing a sigh of relief now that Election 2012 is safely in the rearview mirror. There's plenty ahead......
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Lehigh Valley Republican Rep. Charlie Dent signed his name to legislation this week to combat bullying at schools, which specifically includes the targeting of children based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dent's support marks the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey renewed his call for U.S. intervention in Syria now that the White House has said decisively that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his own people.
"The time for U.S. action is overdue," Casey...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:38 AM
There's three and a half years before Republican Sen. Pat Toomey faces voters again at the ballot, but Quinnipiac University has tested early how he'd fare today against a familiar foe: Democrat Joe Sestak.
A survey of Pennsylvania voters found Toomey...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown.
Helping to lead the candy...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey joined most of the Senate Republican caucus in voting against the $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy relief bill, citing costs unrelated to the Northeast storm.
The measure cleared the Senate Monday night, 62-36. The House...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:28 AM
In the wee hours of the new year, Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators joined 87 of their colleagues to overwhelmingly approve a deal to avoid most of the fiscal cliff that haunted Congress and the nation's fragile economy and cast a shadow over the holiday...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:16 AM
After a full day of will they, won't they, the U.S. House passed a bill late Tuesday night to avert the perilous fiscal cliff with the support of all of the region's lawmakers.
Though most Republicans voted against (85-151) the measure to raise taxes on...