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  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Is Smith closing in on Casey?

    Is Smith closing in on Casey?
    Is it possible for Republican Senate candidate Tom Smith to be trailing incumbent Democrat Bob Casey by just six points while Mitt Romney is down by 12 against Barack Obama in Pennsylvania? That's what the latest Quinnipiac University survey of likely...
  • Which Pennsylvania polls got it right on Election Day?

    Which Pennsylvania polls got it right on Election Day?
    By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So, just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in predicting the final...
  • What You Say And How You Say It: Early Missteps On The Budget.

     
    Everyone’s Heard Of ... ... the “Freshman Fifteen,” that infamous roll of kegger-induced weight many new college students pack on during their first semester. Gov. Tom Corbett has a “Freshman Fifteen” of his own — the...
  • For Corbett, A Dilemma: What's The Difference Between A Fee and a Tax?

     
    What’s The Difference Between a Fee Increase and a Tax Increase? When you’re Gov. Tom Corbett, the distinction is more than rhetorical. And it’s a question he’ll have to consider carefully as lawmakers begin deliberations this...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Greetings, Fellow Seekers. As is so often is the case, we're behind the eight ball and thoroughly under-caffeinated as we bring you the usual mix of gossip, half-truths and outright fabrications that you've come to expect from your humble blogger.......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: And You Can Make Them Like You.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Political personality Sarah Palin brought her "Look at Me!!!" tour to Philadelphia yesterday. Our Washington colleague Colby Itkowitz was among the press horde who waited for hours for the half-term former Alaska...
  • The Sunday Brunch: Gov. Corbett's Pledge Peril.

     
    Mark your calendars: This budget season might well have marked the time when dents began appearing in Gov. Tom Corbett's famed pledge not to raise state taxes or fees. First thing's first: The $27.15 billion compromise spending plan for fiscal......
  • Politicians viewed unfavorably statewide

     
    While we've been out on the road following Pat Toomey on his town hall tour, we didn't get a chance to bring you the news of the Franklin & Marshall poll released Thursday. Thankfully, our bloggy brother, Capitol Ideas, has......
  • Jobs, Economy Top New Franklin & Marshall Poll.

     
    With the economy still in a slump and Washington in gridlock over what to do about it, pocketbook issues and personal finances top the list of voter concerns as Pennsylvanians head into the Labor Day weekend. A clear majority of......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Corbett Says Vouchers Proposal Is Coming Soon.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett says his long-awaited school reform package, which includes vouchers, charter school improvements and economic furloughs for teachers will be released soon. Some are expecting the Republican, who revved his legislative engines with a...