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  • Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism

    Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism
    In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman. Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
  • Is Toomey the key to gun legislation?

    Is Toomey the key to gun legislation?
    Could Sen. Pat Toomey be the Democrats chance to get gun control legislation passed? Reports circulated Friday afternoon that the Pennsylvania Republican is in talks with West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on a bill to expand background checks on...
  • UPDATED: Status report on Toomey-Manchin gun talks expected around 5 p.m.

    UPDATED: Status report on Toomey-Manchin gun talks expected around 5 p.m.
    UPDATED: Sen. Pat Toomey kept his head down as he quickly walked past a gaggle of reporters. Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who Toomey is working with on a background check compromise, sprinted past several huddled reporters, arms pumping,...
  • Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo

    Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo
    By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
  • Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?

    Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?
    Political cynics who believed Sen. Pat Toomey stuck his neck out on background checks to improve his 2016 re-election chances in lean-blue Pennsylvania were not incorrect that the Republican's efforts would score him some points with state Democrats....
  • Looking at polls, conservatives raise red flags over Gov. Tom Corbett's electoral fortunes.

     
    It's no secret that Gov. Tom Corbett has always had problems with Pennsylvania's conservative movement. From his notorious "living document" comments about the state Constitution during a 2010 primary debate to right-wing gripes that he wasn't going far...
  • Ed Rendell, Mayor of New York City?

     
    The New York Times reports that outgoing New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has courted several high-profile successors, including former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell: "Mr. Bloomberg has mused about a Mayor Charles E. Schumer with the Democratic senator...
  • Auditor General-Elelct Eugene DePasquale names top staffers.

     
    Incoming state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has named his senior staff. The York County Democrat takes office on Monday. “I am proud to announce the senior staff who will help me fulfill my commitment to the people of Pennsylvania to......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lottery union says it could beat private bid.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just when you thought things couldn't get any weirder with the debate over whether to turn the day-to-day management of the $3.5 billion PA Lottery to an English company, the union representing about 200 agency........
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, the first week of the first month of 2013 is almost in the books. We're heading into the final furlong before the weekend. And as we wind down our annual vacation here at Capitol......
  • Proposal for 5-cent shopping-bag fee inches ahead in New Jersey

     
    A handful of gutsy New Jersey legislators have been sponsoring bills to impose fees on disposable paper or plastic shopping bags in the last few years, and until recently none of them has gotten out of first gear, owing I'm sure to what former...