| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:08 PM
While the delivery was different the message from speakers at the annual Somerset County Democratic spring banquet was the same: Democrats need to be voted into office to turn the country around.
The event was held Thursday evening in the Berlin...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Steve Welch, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate anointed by the state party brass, marked the real start of the campaign Tuesday, introducing himself to Pennsylvania voters with a television ad exactly one month before the primary election.
In the 30-...
| 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,"...
| 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
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Former United States Senator Arlen Specter passed away Sunday.
His son announced the 82-year-old passed away at his home in Philadelphia from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
"He was Pennsylvania's longest serving senator and he really...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Arlen Specter, the storied Pennsylvania politician who was a state institution for decades before switching political parties and losing in a Democratic primary two years ago, is hospitalized with a very serious illness.
Specter, who survived a brain...
| Oct 15, 2012
WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Sometimes campaign surrogates doth protest too much.
With all the chatter about Pennsylvania losing its battleground luster this cycle, the Romney campaign dispatched the state's two highest profile, Republican elected officials to make the case that...
| Apr 21, 2012
Participate in our 9/11 memorial
To the editor:
The Franklin County, Pa., 9/11 Veterans Memorial is under construction. It is located at Letterkenny Army Depot beside the historic chapel. It will be dedicated May 19 with a VIP ceremony thanks to a...