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  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate GOP To Unveil Its Budget Counter-Offer Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Majority Senate Republicans will unveil a $27,65 billion budget plan this morning that restores $245 million in spending on higher education and cuts $165 million in unspecified spending from the Corbett...
  • The Sunday Brunch: Canaries In The Ballot Box. What Tuesday's Special Elections Might Tell Us.

     
    Forget the heat and the hoopla surrounding the race for the White House this spring. Pennsylvania voters in a half-dozen special elections Tuesday could provide inklings into their intentions this fall. This year the special state House races will be........
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Smith Defends New Drilling Law.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're into the final furlong before the weekend and we hope you have some rewarding and fun activities on the docket for the next couple of days. The forecast -- at least here in The......
  • Kane Apparent Winner In Democrat AG's Race.

     
    Former Lackawanna County prosecutor Kathleen Kane won the race for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania Attorney General on Tuesday, as Democrats worked to capture an office that has been in Republican hands for more than three decades. With 81...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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,...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Child Protection Task Force issues its final report today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. An 11-member task force charged with reviewing and recommending changes to Pennsylvania's child-protection laws issues its final report during an 11 a.m. news conference this morning. The panel chaired by Bucks County...
  • 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......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Post-Election Hangover Edition.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Sorry for being tardy. As you might imagine, things started early and ended late yesterday. So here's a quick round-up of Election Day action across the state. In the race for the White House, President......
  • 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....