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  • Ex-Holden aide's other accusers must be heard, state says

    Ex-Holden aide's other accusers must be heard, state says
    A trial for former congressional aide Timothy Smith on sex-assault charges has been delayed while prosecutors appeal a judge's decision to bar testimony from others who accused Smith of unwanted advances. At issue is whether the testimony would help the...
  • Three more men accuse ex-congressional aide of sexual advances, court documents show

    Three more men accuse ex-congressional aide of sexual advances, court documents show
    Two young men told police Timothy Smith, the top aide of longtime U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, brought them to the basement of his Muhlenberg Township home, gave them alcohol and made unwanted sexual advances. More than 20 years before that episode, Smith...
  • Former congressional aide charged with sex assault

    Timothy Smith, a 20-year top aide to former Congressman Tim Holden, was charged with sexually assaulting a then 21-year-old Reading man in 2009. Smith was charged Monday with aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault for a Sept. 20, 2009 incident...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're back to work on Monday. And with our return comes a return to the usual full posting schedule you've come to expect from us. In the meantime, here's a quick buffet of the best......
  • Cartwright endorses Callahan in Norco exec race

     
    Freshman U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright is endorsing Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan for Northampton County executive. Callahan is in a three-way race for the Democratic primary nomination with former Executive Glenn Reibman and county Councilman Lamont McClure....
  • Dent, Barletta to vote for Plan B, Holden a "no"

    At least two area GOP congressmen are supporting a mostly for show House Republican bill to avoid the fiscal cliff by raising rates on millionaires and locking in lower rates for everyone else. U.S. Reps. Charlie Dent and Lou Barletta both said they are...
  • Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post

    Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who seems to have a million jobs these days, brushed aside - as only a politician could - a question about him serving in the Obama administration cabinet as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary. Asked about taking...
  • Dent fires back after state senator accuses him of selling out

     
    (Updated with link to Boscola's full remarks. Watch here.) Pennsylvania state Sen. Lisa Boscola ripped U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent during a debate on the new congressional map late Wednesday night, blasting that he sold out the Lehigh Valley to save......
  • Lehigh Valley district loses Easton in redistricting

     
    Easton, the Northampton County city, will no longer be part of the Lehigh Valley 15th congressional district, according to a redrawn map released in Harrisburg Tuesday night. Instead the city will become part of the 17th congressional district,...
  • Fun with Polls: Bad news for Congress, but not congressmen

     
    Here at Pennsylvania Ave. we're starting a new, occasional feature: Fun with Polls. For our first installment, results of a Gallup poll released last week. It's good news for Charlie Dent and Allyson Schwartz and Lou Barletta and Tim Holden......
  • Rep. Holden to the Lehigh Valley?

     
    As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
  • Holden votes against Pelosi as planned

     
    U.S. Rep. Tim Holden says it was nothing personal. Holden, now the longest serving Pennsylvania lawmaker in the U.S. Congress, hoped to send a message to the majority of his Democratic colleagues Wednesday when he voted against Nancy Pelosi to......