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  • Harrisburg City Council to get update on new federal courthouse

    Harrisburg City Council to get update on new federal courthouse
    It's been nearly eight months since the government pinpointed the site for the new federal courthouse in Harrisburg. Since then, the once hotly debated topic has not been talked about much. Tonight, that will change. It was a battle that took nearly...
  • Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice

    Arlen Specter: Congress is a profile in cowardice
    Washington traditionally boasts about its' profiles in courage. Today, facing arguably the greatest potential financial crisis in American history, politics trumps economics as officials focus on the next election instead of the public interest. The...
  • Specter predicts tough road for Obama in Pa.

    Specter predicts tough road for Obama in Pa.
    Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning where he had spent 30 years representing Pennsylvania before losing in the Democratic primary last year. Now from his view on the outside looking in, Specter said Pennsylvania will be...
  • What will Pat Toomey's role be in 2012 politics?

    What will Pat Toomey's role be in 2012 politics?
    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...
  • Santorum: Courage vs. team player

    Santorum: Courage vs. team player
    When Rick Santorum was asked Wednesday night to describe himself in one word, he said "courage." The problem for the former Pennsylvania U.S. senator is that in each defensive answer he gave throughout the two-hour CNN debate, his excuses and...
  • Toomey and Romney alliance?

    Toomey and Romney alliance?
    To a Pennsylvania political reporter watching the CNN debate last night there were moments that sounded like Mitt Romney was angling for a Pat Toomey endorsement, or at least to get in the Pennsylvania Republican's good graces. And it appears Toomey...
  • Life after the Arizona GOP debate

    Life after the Arizona GOP debate
    Take a circle, add a jerk and what do you get? One answer is another GOP presidential debate. Number 20 was in Mesa, Arizona, for those keeping score at home. There was no big knock out, or even a knock down. In fact, the best any candidate can say is ....
  • Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad

    Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad
    When Arlen Specter lost in the 2010 Senate Democratic primary he never could have foreseen his image being used as fodder in the next presidential campaign. But then, who could have expected his former colleague Rick Santorum to be among the Republican...
  • Santorum suggests Obama better than Romney

    Santorum suggests Obama better than Romney
    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. Santorum...
  • Santorum: Pennsylvania Senate loss was a 'gift'

    Santorum: Pennsylvania Senate loss was a 'gift'
    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. Trying to...
  • Romney makes major ad buy in Pennsylvania

    Romney makes major ad buy in Pennsylvania
    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...