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  • Politics

     
    I realize some tea party Republicans have been trying to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory by making preposterously offensive statements about rape, so I suppose it would be an exaggeration to suggest that Sen. Bob Casey has run......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corruption trial could kill former Sen. Musto, attorney says.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With his trial on corruption charges only weeks away, lawyers for former state Sen. Ray Musto say the northeastern Democrat is so ill from stress that the proceeding could kill him, the Times-Leader reports this......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: State won't take over troubled charter school.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state Department of Education has rejected a request to take control of the financially troubled Vitalisitc Therapeutic Charter School in the Lehigh Valley, our Mothership colleague Steve Esack reports this...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Final Push --- the Battle for the 'Burbs.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We never thought we'd hear ourselves say this, but Pennsylvania, thank you for being the stick-in-the-mud, stuck-in-your-ways kind of state that's driven us batty for more than a decade. That's because the state's...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: It's Decision Day in Pennsylvania.

     
    Pennsylvania’s reputation as one of the nation’s key electoral battlegrounds will be put to the test Tuesday as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney fight it out for the state’s 20 electoral votes and, each hopes, a trip to....
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're even more pressed for time and behind the eight ball than usual, so we'll dispense with the customary pleasantries and just dive right into the countdown of the Top Five Stories making news on......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: A Conversation With Kathleen Kane.

     
    On Nov. 6, Democrat Kathleen Kane made history when she became the first woman, and first member of her party, to be elected Pennsylvania attorney general. For the four decades it's been an elected post, Republicans have exclusively controlled the......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Republicans propose new Electoral College plan.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. He may have been defeated last session, but Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, hasn't given up on his plan to change the way Pennsylvania allocates its votes in the Electoral College. On Monday,...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett says PA "lacks the will" to become a Right-to-Work state.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Republican hoping that Pennsylvania will join with Michigan and other states that have moved to curtail collective bargaining rights for organized labor, you may be have to find another Christmas wish....
  • Pittsburgh Opera's lifetime achievement award for Gov. Tom Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett stirs online protest.

     
    The Pittsburgh Opera’s plan to give a lifetime achievement award to Gov. Tom Corbett for, among other things, his support for education and the arts has resulted in a deluge of criticism on the opera company’s Facebook page. “I can&#...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Moving The Budget Dominoes.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In case you missed it yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee got the next set of budget dominoes in line as it voted, along party lines, to send the $27.65 billion budget plan approved by the......