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  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ TIME FOR PENNSYLVANIA LOCAL POLICE TO JOIN THE RADAR CLUB, May 22 The summer travel season will mean millions of people crisscrossing the Northeast, many entering and exiting Pennsylvania on interstate...
  • Danish prime minister calls June 18 parliamentary election

    Danish Social Democratic Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday announced that parliamentary elections will be held on June 18. She said the minority government, whose term ends in September, would not resign before the election but that it...
  • In 2016's presidential race, the winner will be ...

    In 2016's presidential race, the winner will be ...
    We treat political campaigns like slow-moving athletic competitions and like to pretend that every last gaffe could determine the next president of the United States. But most of us also know, at some level, that forces beyond strategy and personality...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair, is widely expected to enter the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. Here are some key things to know: ___ THE BRIEF A hard-driving...
  • Recchiuti concedes close Bethlehem council contest

    Recchiuti concedes close Bethlehem council contest
    Bethlehem City Councilman Michael Recchiuti conceded the Democratic primary contest to political newcomer Michael Colon on Tuesday, a week after the polls closed and showed the two separated by just a handful of votes. In a four-paragraph statement,...
  • Suburban Philly's Josh Shapiro will not run for U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Pat Toomey

    Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman Josh Shapiro has told national Democratic Party leaders that he will not run for the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey next year. "I am incredibly humbled and flattered by their interest, but...
  • Marco Rubio says Christianity is threatened by 'real and present danger'

    Marco Rubio says Christianity is threatened by 'real and present danger'
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio told the Christian Broadcasting Network that the push for nationwide same-sex marriage represents a threat to Christianity. "We are at the water's edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is...
  • Albert R. Hunt: It's small stuff that wrecks presidential runs

    U.S. presidential campaigns usually aren't sunk by major policy mistakes or the attacks of an opponent. They result from self-inflicted, unforced errors. This was apparent anew when Jeb Bush, the establishment favorite for the 2016 Republican...
  • Once aided by courts, can Latino politicians survive Supreme Court act?

    Once aided by courts, can Latino politicians survive Supreme Court act?
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s unexpected decision to take up a Texas voting case poses perhaps the most acute threat in a generation to Latino political strength in California. But how much of the threat actually materializes is decidedly less known....
  • Back to work at L.A. Unified

    Back to work at L.A. Unified
    Voters — few though they were — sent some strong messages to the Los Angeles Unified school board Tuesday. That two incumbents were voted out showed justified unhappiness with the current board. People are still mad about the badly...
  • Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race

    Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race
    Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq. Twelve years on, the broad...