| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The polls are closed. The TV lights are dimmed. And the great caravan that is the 2012 Republican presidential campaign has moved on from New Hampshire and onto South Carolina, where, in just a few......
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're traversing the highways and byways of this great Commonwealth today, so we're going to keep this morning's missive a touch on the brief side. Here's a quick buffet of links to go with your......
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Let me get this straight. Before launching a presidential campaign, Mitt Romney supported abortion rights, gay rights, gun control, "amnesty" for undocumented immigrants, and combating climate change. He distanced himself from Reagan, attended Planned...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Just as Rick Santorum readies himself to face old friends and foes at a Harrisburg gathering of fiscal conservatives Saturday morning, he had another slip of the tongue that surely made Pennsylvania Republicans cringe and recall old wounds.
| Mar 24, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Harrisburg – Rick Santorum faced a room of Pennsylvania conservatives Saturday morning offering not quite a mea culpa for the ways he’d disappointed them in the past, but presenting himself as humbled since his crushing Senate loss.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Karen Ramsburg understands that she faces an uphill battle in her bid for the 9th Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster.
To bolster her chances, she's looking for a little love in the April 24 primary.
"My goal is ballot access,"...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Living rooms across Pennsylvania are about to be blitzed with ads from Mitt Romney.
The GOP frontrunner's campaign, who is dedicating both the candidate's time and resources in the Keystone state ahead of the April 24 primary, has purchased $2.9...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
He lacks the celebrity of Sarah Palin or the political stature of Chris Christie, but an endorsement from Pat Toomey would be measured within Republican ranks as a coup for many candidates.
For four years, the Pennsylvania Republican was a professional...
| Jan 5, 2012
It seems former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter has undertaken a second career as a stand-up comic. He's now switching occupations the way he once switched political parties.
At 81, the longtime Republican then Democratic senator from Pennsylvania opened the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist whose switch from Republican to Democrat ended a 30-year career in which he played a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations, died Sunday. He was 82.
Specter, who announced...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arlen Specter, a gruff, independent-minded moderate who spent three decades in the U.S. Senate but was spurned by Pennsylvania voters after switching in 2009 from Republican to Democrat, died on Sunday of cancer, his family said. He...