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  • Corbett: Penn State 'probably' should not have fired Paterno

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Joe Paterno "probably" should not have been fired, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Thursday. In his most expansive comments since the child sex-abuse scandal erupted at Pennsylvania State University three years ago, the outgoing...
  • Pa'.s new millionaire governor to accept no salary

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf, a multimillionaire businessman, said he would forgo his salary or donate it to charity when he takes over Pennsylvania's top office in January. Speaking on Wednesday, the day after his victory over incumbent Republican Tom Corbett,...
  • Most Pa. schools still meeting state benchmarks

    Most Pa. schools still meeting state benchmarks
    The Pennsylvania Department of Education today released what will be its last school performance scores under Gov. Tom Corbett's administration. Normally, the state releases its annual rating of schools by October. But this year, the findings were...
  • Christie touts GOP's success in gubernatorial races

    TRENTON, N.J. As Republican governors across the country claimed wins Tuesday, so did New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The national face of the effort to elect Republican governors, Christie helped raise $106 million and visited at least 35 states as...
  • Tom Steyer gets little payoff for millions spent on green issues

    Environmentalists had something in their arsenal for Tuesday's election they never did before: a billionaire benefactor willing to empty his pockets of tens of millions of dollars to bring climate change to the forefront of political debate and elect...
  • Public employees, get in line for sex changes

    Public employees, get in line for sex changes
    Election leftovers: • By Election Day, it had come to this: Tom Wolf: Taxpayer Money Should Go to Sex-Change Operations Republicans Must Get Out the Vote Tomorrow, November 4, to Prevent Abuse of Taxpayer Funds WEST CHESTER –...
  • Hometowns measure governorship losses, wins

     Hometowns measure governorship losses, wins
    On Wednesday, not much happened in Mount Wolf. Cars rumbled alongside the small York County borough's empty sidewalks. The Northeastern Senior Center served Salisbury steak for lunch. While he worked on the financial books, Jim Kinder, treasurer at St....
  • Did 'Paterno factor' play role in Corbett's defeat?

    Did 'Paterno factor' play role in Corbett's defeat?
    HARRISBURG — Call it the Paterno factor. Members of a group called Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship donned PSU gear Tuesday and went to the polls to vote against Gov. Tom Corbett. They did this not because they necessarily liked his...
  • U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey outlines agenda for Republican-controlled Senate

    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey outlines agenda for Republican-controlled Senate
    Hours after a wave of victories on Tuesday that will allow his party to take over the U.S. Senate agenda in January, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey was outlining his to-do list. The Lehigh Valley's freshman senator quickly ticked off an array of policy...
  • Corbett sued over legislative spending cuts

    HARRISBURG — Hours before the polls closed Tuesday, state Senate leaders filed suit against Gov. Tom Corbett, claiming he had intruded on legislative authority by vetoing portions of the fiscal code, a bill that accompanies the state budget....
  • Dems and GOP slug it out for governors' mansions nationwide

    WASHINGTON Democrats knocked a Republican governor from office in Pennsylvania and the GOP gained a governorship in Arkansas, but a dozen gubernatorial races remained too close to call late Tuesday. Even as Democrats faced the prospect of losing...