| May 15, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Local representatives showed their support for the completion of the Flight 93 National Memorial Tuesday by attending a fundraiser in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Reps. Mark Critz and Bill Shuster were among the guests in attendance at "An...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
"An Evening of Remembrance" Tuesday night at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., raised $2 million for the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign.
Co-hosts President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner were joined by...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Every time I hear somebody say there's no difference between the two parties, I want to scream! There are huge differences between Republicans and Democrats, and one of the biggest is: Republicans take great pride in standing up for their team;...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell warned the state's Democratic delegates not to "rest on your laurels" just because Pennsylvania is being widely cited as a guaranteed win for President Obama.
"Don't be fooled," Rendell said at the morning breakfast...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:47 AM
There's been much ado about whether Mitt Romney will make a play for Pennsylvania or simply concede the slightly left leaning - it's a lightish blue hue - battleground state to Barack Obama.
The evidence mounted Thursday when DC-based Politico got its...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:56 PM
I actually had ideas for two columns last week about Gov. Tom Corbett. What can I say? He's inspiring. One of them ran Saturday. Here's the other:
Gov. Tom Corbett spooned out a bit of gruel. A single candle by his chair provided the only light in the...
| Jun 12, 2012
For the past year, we've been relentlessly reminded that Republicans didn't especially love their front-running presidential candidate.
Mitt Romney wasn't conservative enough, they said. He flip-flopped. He couldn't connect with everyday Americans. He...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Former Gov. Ed Rendell will join other luminaries of Pennsylvania Democratic politics Saturday to "welcome" Republican Mitt Romney to a Wawa gas station outside Quakertown.
Romney is scheduled to drop by the Wawa as part of a bus tour through six rust...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Back in the 1970s, a young and elegant state senator from Scranton aligned himself with the rowdy Sen. Henry "Buddy" Cianfrani and other politicians representing the state Capitol's caucus of crooks.
In those days, when I worked in Harrisburg, we all...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The revelation came like a bolt of lightening after Tuesday's paper landed on the porch. The late great Watergate figures John Erlichman and H.R. Haldeman may not have had to do 11/2 years in prison, each.
They should have had their defense team make...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 12:50 PM
If Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney fails to come away with a win at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver next month, the former Massachusetts governor could find his candidacy abandoned by GOP moneymen and chieftains...