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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Don Quixote's Got Nothing On This Guy.

     
    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......
  • Friday Morning: A Quick Fill-Up On News.

     
    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......
  • Fine lines

     
    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...
  • The Tale Of The Tape: What Turnout In 2008, 2010 May Tell Us About 2012.

     
    So It's Already Pretty Much Accepted ... ... that there's not a lot to be excited about in tomorrow's primary election. With the exit of Rick Santorum, the presidential primary is a snoozer. And we've yet to meet anyone who's......
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Republican Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania's New Governor-Elect

    Republican Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania's New Governor-Elect
    Republican Tom Corbett, the state attorney general who shook up the Pennsylvania Capitol with his prosecution of corruption in the Legislature, sailed past Democratic opponent Dan Onorato on Tuesday to claim the governorship of a state President Barack...
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania Republicans Plan To Steal The Show This November

    Pennsylvania Republicans Plan To Steal The Show This November
    Two important offices are up for grabs in Pennsylvania when election day rolls around in less then two months. Those two positions are currently held by Democrats. But things could be changing. To be exact, there are 56 days until Pennsylvania voters...
  • U.S. Senate committee to hold hearing on rape investigations

    Concerned that police departments nationwide fail to fully investigate rapes, a congressional committee will examine the issue next week at a hearing spurred partly by a Baltimore Sun examination of the systemic underreporting of sex crimes. The Senate...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...