| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Really fat wallets were opened in governor's race
Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf and the Republican incumbent he defeated, Gov. Tom Corbett, spent a record $60.5 million in the 2014 election campaign, the latest campaign finance reports show.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A Philadelphia man apparently likes dressing up in uniforms.
Last week, he was wearing Army fatigues at the Oxford Valley Mall in Middletown when he was confronted by an Army veteran who suspected that the man never served in the military. The veteran...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:07 AM
All of the Lehigh Valley’s local congressmen voted to approve a $585 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, but not before Republican Charlie Dent expressed some reservations.
Dent, of Allentown, joined with Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Middletown police and a U.S. Army investigator are reviewing all available video footage to determine if a crime was committed by a man who claimed to be a U.S. Army Ranger when confronted by a veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall on Black Friday....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:03 PM
In a YouTube video that's gone viral, a Bucks County war veteran accuses a man shopping in Army fatigues of posing as a member of a special operations unit.
So far, an investigation hasn't determined whether the man who claimed he was an Army Ranger...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Last night's election results were the stuff of sweeping gestures.
The first modern Pennsylvania governor to be denied a second term and the end of the eight-year party swaps. Republicans taking definitive control of the U.S. Senate. The GOP padding...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:43 PM
— Among congressman-elect Ryan Costello's first tasks? Figuring out his government-issued cellphone.
The Republican from West Chester had only had a couple of hours Wednesday to fiddle around with the security-laden device when Costello began...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Congressman Matt Cartwright was well on his way Tuesday night to winning a second term over Republican Dr. David "Doc" Moylan for the 17th Congressional District, which meanders from the banks of the Delaware River to the Anthracite Region.
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Viewpoints on abortion, the Ebola virus, marijuana and health care — and nearly $2 million in campaign cash — now divide Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Kevin Strouse, his Democratic challenger for the 8th Congressional...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
– Most Lehigh Valley federal lawmakers are joining a chorus of concerns about how federal officials are responding to the Ebola crisis, calling for restricting travel from the affected countries and better coordination among agencies.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Back from a six-day trip to Qatar and Turkey, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said Tuesday he believes the threat from Islamic State militants is growing stronger and that the U.S. needs to step up efforts to cut off the terror group’s funding.