| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:45 AM
The nation's top court will hear arguments Wednesday on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that could affect millions of Americans — including those in Pennsylvania — who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace.
| 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 2, 2015
| 9:29 AM
President Obama released a $4-trillion budget Monday with liberal priorities that have little chance of passage but will serve as an initial foray in negotiations with the new Republican Congress and help define the Democratic Party in the run-up to the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:01 PM
Few people pray that their job will become obsolete. I do.
As legal director for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, which partners with the Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley and the 49 other rape crisis centers in Pennsylvania, I see many...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:22 PM
— Former Pennsylvania governor and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge joined with other past and present agency chiefs Wednesday to urge Congress to act on a funding bill before the department runs out of money at midnight Friday.
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:08 AM
— The Marcellus Shale Coalition had spent months and thousands of dollars on a rally and parade against drilling taxes.
It chartered buses. It rented Harrisburg's minor league baseball stadium. It handed out free "Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Democrats will be heading to Philadelphia next year for their national convention to nominate the party's presidential candidate.
The decision announced Thursday will put Pennsylvania in the national spotlight as Democrats attempt to hold on...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:25 AM
The City of Brotherly Love is becoming the City of Big Events.
Philadelphia's selection Thursday as host of next year's Democratic National Convention comes as it prepares for Pope Francis' visit in September.
U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, who led...