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  • Mayors Pawlowski, Callahan among local contributors to Obama inauguration

    Mayors Pawlowski, Callahan among local contributors to Obama inauguration
    The mayors of Allentown and Bethlehem were among the thousands of individuals and corporations who donated a total of $43 million to President Obama's second inauguration. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski contributed $300 and his wife, Lisa, gave $305....
  • Obama on deficit talks: 'I have bent over backwards to work with the Republicans'

     
    In 6,102 words Obama seeks to portray himself as the compromiser-in-chief on the stalemated deficit reduction talks....
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In our long-ago days of youth, we'd spend our Sunday mornings poised over our Radio Shack boom-box, finger hovering over the record button as Kasey Kasem or Rick Dees counted down that week's Top 40......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: New Shale Bill Is Intrusive, Locals Say.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. And right on time, the reaction to the Marcellus shale impact fee kicked out of the House Finance Committee earlier this week is starting to filter in. Local officials are particularly honked off at language......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Redistricting, Redux.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House enters its final two days of voting sessions for the year today with essentially two tasks before it: To possibly pass a capital budget bill and to rustle up the votes to......
  • The Top 5 Political Stories Of 2011: No. 4 Maps and Legends.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our countdown of the year's top political stories continues this morning with a geography lesson. Or, more specifically, a lesson about the inherently political nature of mapmaking in Pennsylvania. To quickly...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Ex-Sen. Bob Mellow's Guilty Plea Delayed.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another weekend is upon us and the forecast, at least here in the seat of power, is calling for some decidedly non-spring like weather. So that means only one thing -- creating your own party.......
  • Colbert vs NASA: Congressional ally

     
    by Ben Meyerson Faux-pundit Stephen Colbert's fans are a notoriously active bunch, influencing everything from a Hungarian bridge to Wikipedia at the host's command. Colbert's latest effort aimed to put the Comedy Central host where no late-night funnyman...
  • Social media wrap: Michelle Obama's White House song and dance

     
    First Lady launches the first in a series of dance parties in the East Room of the White House as the Democrats get in line for the whole kabuki: The November mid-terms....
  • Just three PA Dems vote to increase debt, all other PA lawmakers vote "no"

     
    Nearly every Pennsylvania lawmaker in the U.S. House Tuesday night bucked the White House's call for a clean debt limit increase, including the state's three Blue Dog Democrats Tim Holden, Jason Altmire and Mark Critz. The only Keystone Democrats to......