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Lackawanna County

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  • Friday Morning Coffee: At halfway point in second, Corbett looks back and ahead.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett sat down with Capitol reporters on Thursday for a series of round-robin interviews. And because different reporters ask different questions, each session yielded some slightly different results. True,...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: PA lawmaker soliciting donations for imprisoned predecessor.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's all happened to all of us: You're stopped at an intersection and some well-scrubbed, cherub-faced Penn State undergraduate pops up at your driver side window and waves an empty soup can at you. "Donate......
  • In New York, it's candidates and cocktails as Democrats jockey for position.

     
    In a law firm conference room 43 stories above Midtown Manhattan where giant windows offered vertiginous views of rain-soaked urban canyons, John Hanger’s ambitions were equally soaring. A former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of...
  • New Pa row officers schedule their swearing-in ceremonies.

     
    .All three of Pennsylvania’s elected statewide row officers – state Attorney General, Auditor General and Treasurer – all of them Democrats, will take the oath of office in separate ceremonies next Tuesday.. State Auditor General-Elect...
  • Kathleen Kane sworn in as PA's new state Attorney General.

     
    Vowing to roll up her sleeves and “just get it done,” Kathleen G. Kane was sworn into office as Pennsylvania’s new attorney general on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and the first Democrat to serve as the state’s top law......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Kane, DePasquale take office today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Kathleen Kane era in the state Attorney General's office officially gets underway today. The Lackawanna County Democrat will take the oath of office during a 2 p.m. ceremony today in the state Capitol rotunda,.......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Casey says gun control measures wouldn't infringe on 2d Amendment rights.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Felow Seekers. With President Barack Obama set to unveil his new gun-control proposals, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said proposals to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines would not infringe on gun owners' rights. Casey,...
  • Callahan holds kickoff event in Easton

     
    Northampton County executive hopeful John Callahan kicked off his campaign with a spirited event Monday in Easton. But it's safe to say his campaign has been well underway for some time. Callahan formally joined the race about a month ago, and by the...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Obama leads Romney, Casey over Smith in new F&M, Quinnipiac polls.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning Fellow Seekers. Among registered voters, President Barack Obama leads Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 39 percent, with 6 percent undecided, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll out this morning. Among likely...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a gray and rainy day as we head into the final weekend of September 2012. And what better place to spend it than in a cozy courtroom with five or 10 of your closest......
  • GOP leaders attack Obama ahead of Scranton visit

    GOP leaders attack Obama ahead of Scranton visit
    If President Obama's two-day bus tour that culminates in Scranton Friday is reminiscent of the campaign trail, Republican political leaders are doing their part to play along. Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, joined by GOP...