| 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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Lehigh Valley lawmakers welcomed the president's action in formally requesting congressional approval for military action against militants in Iraq and Syria, although local Republicans described his request as prompting more questions than it answered....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Congressional Republicans have sought to put the president's immigration policies at the forefront of the debate over a Homeland Security bill, and now Democrats are aiming to shift the rhetorical battle to your local firehouse.
If the bill isn't passed...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:05 PM
As usual our politicians from the Lehigh Valley are standing in line with their party on major issues instead of what would most benefit their constituents. Sen. Pat Toomey will not only stand in the party line but also be the front-runner trying to...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:52 PM
As he walked the hallways of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, 92-year-old Bert Winzer didn't make it far without someone thanking him for his military service.
Capitol police officers approached Winzer, clad in an olive-green Army uniform, asking to shake...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:51 PM
— Federal pipeline inspectors would see a 20 percent boost in the money available for overseeing those aging networks under the budget proposal released Monday by the White House.
That $4 trillion funding plan would provide another $30 million...
| 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 31, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Bert Winzer says he had no idea what he was in for when, at 21, he volunteered to serve in an Army commando unit.
"I said, 'Well, I'll sign up; it will never happen,' " he recalled, thinking he wouldn't be selected among the large pool of volunteers....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Chipping away at Obamacare is a top priority for the Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress, and Sen. Pat Toomey has a front-row seat for shaping some of those proposals.
Toomey, R-Pa., was named to lead the Senate Finance Committee's panel...