| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:08 AM
On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in the low single digits, a second independent university pollster came out with similar results....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
In the fall of 2011, long before anyone knew who would be U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's Republican opponent, RealClearPolitics' campaign analyst, Sean Trende, predicted in a chat with another reporter that the Pennsylvania Senate race could be 2012's sleeper...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
The super PAC striving to keep Senate Democrats in the majority released its Pennsylvania ad Wednesday morning hitting Republican Tom Smith for wanting to "eliminate the Department of Education."
The Majority PAC spot is running in the Pittsburgh media...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
There's another outside group airing a TV ad in the Pennsylvania Senate race, but this one hits Bob Casey and has local ties.
Lehigh County Republican Chairman Wayne Woodman has a super PAC, Fight for the Dream, which will begin this week airing a 30-...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:41 AM
If you liked it then you shoulda put a - check made payable to the Bob Casey campaign - on it?
The Pennsylvania Democratic U.S. senator, who just won his re-election in 2012, is looking to refill his coffers this summer at a fundraiser held at the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:23 AM
For the first time in four years, the Senate will debate a budget resolution that will allow Pennsylvania's senators and their colleagues to offer an unlimited number of amendments that will, if nothing else, highlight their legislative priorities....
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:58 AM
Heading into the closing two days of the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama clings to a slim three-point lead over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, according to the final Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll of the state's likely voters.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
Whether Richard Mourdock of Indiana can move...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber.
"It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey wins a second term in office. Casey won the election against Republican challenger Tom Smith. He held a victory party in Scranton on Tuesday night, where he thanked Pennsylvanians for supporting him once again.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress.
The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
| 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...