| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:50 PM
OHIOVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Ending a 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, former Congressman Joe Sestak said Saturday he hoped the trek will ease what he called the country's biggest shortfall — the "trust deficit" between politicians and the people...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:52 PM
— Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania criticized his Republican counterpart, Pat Toomey, and the 46 other GOP senators who signed a letter warning Iranian leaders that Congress will need to approve any nuclear agreement between the countries....
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey signed on to a letter to Iranian leaders that has drawn sharp criticism from Democrats and the White House, who say it could undercut foreign policy efforts.
The letter, signed by 47 Senate Republicans, warns that the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:49 PM
— Democrat Joe Sestak made it official Wednesday morning: He wants a rematch with Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.
To kick off his second Senate bid, the retired Navy admiral who earned a reputation last time as a tireless campaigner is walking...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:51 AM
Joe Sestak is in, and he's making it official tomorrow.
Sestak, a Democrat who narrowly lost to Republican Pat Toomey in the 2010 U.S. Senate race, will announce his attempt at a rematch tomorrow outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia, according to...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:27 PM
HARRISBURG — When the state Democratic Party holds its winter meeting this weekend, the primary agenda item is a routine one: picking candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and other judicial races.
But roiling below the surface is a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Pennsylvania was one of the few shining spots nationally for Democrats in November’s elections. But as the contest for U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s seat draws closer, party insiders aren’t exactly linking arms with the sole Democrat who has...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:08 PM
Pennsylvanians have an early favorite in next year's presidential race, according to a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll.
Half of those surveyed said they would vote for Hillary Clinton when the Democrat was paired against several potential...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:56 PM
A new survey from the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey with a slim lead over the one candidate actively running against him but a lackluster approval rating.
Asked about the freshman senator’s job...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:27 PM
While much of the political world has already turned its attention squarely on 2016 and the drama that will accompany the election of the 45th president of the United States, 2015 promises to provide some political drama of its own, with Pennsylvania...
| Dec 29, 2014
An historic change in Pennsylvania's governor's office and the campaigning leading up to Democrat Tom Wolf's victory was the focus of a political year in which a pair of Lehigh Valley legislators also saw their congressional roles rise.