| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:19 PM
He had never held an elective office, yet he won the Democratic gubernatorial primary against formidable opposition, even though he was not endorsed by his own party.
A successful millionaire businessman, he pumped millions into his own campaign —...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:34 PM
HARRISBURG — For more than a century, governors and lawmakers have tried to change the state's uniform personal income tax, which makes most workers pay the same rate regardless of income.
All have failed.
The full Legislature has refused to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:19 PM
Over the hum of air conditioners and the crackle of welding torches Monday, Tom Wolf heard from a handful of Northampton Community College students optimistic about their job prospects.
After Maria Homa of Fogelsville graduates this month, she'll be...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:09 AM
"Running against Harrisburg" is a popular political strategy. Most modern gubernatorial candidates seeking a first term, including Tom Corbett, have run against Harrisburg. They focus their campaigns heavily toward attacking Harrisburg insiders and the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, the former attorney general whose prosecutions drew a strict line between campaign and government activities, met with top campaign advisers in the governor's office on numerous occasions since taking office...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Imagine the government ordering millions of new customers to buy from your industry — and giving them money to make purchases.
Now imagine that the government won't tell you how many new customers you'll have, how you'll get paid and that you...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:49 AM
At the top of Obamacare's priorities is to provide health insurance for 23 million uninsured Americans by 2016. They'll be able to shop beginning Oct. 1 for coverage that takes effect Jan. 1.
For doctors, that leads to an obvious question: Will there be...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett stopped, took a breath, folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer to a question a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed Penn...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
A major plot point in the Rick Santorum story will be revealed tonight. How Santorum fares in the Iowa caucus will determine how much momentum he has for next week's contest in New Hampshire. Unlike some conservatives who may skip the New England state...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The super PAC supporting Rick Santorum is following his lead and putting its resources in states where Santorum's camp thinks it can successfully peel away delegates from Mitt Romney. One of those key spots is Missouri.
The Red, White and Blue fund began...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Like a bruised, but not broken ex-lover who survived a crushing breakup, Rick Santorum will stand before those who cast him aside and offer them another chance to be with him.
Because, as reported in Tuesday's Morning Call print edition, the GOP...