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Politics Sep 17Is Barack Obama’s return good or bad for Democrats?
Barack Obama's return poses challenges for both the former president and his party.
Nation Aug 15Pennsylvania church helped former priest accused of sexual abuse get job at Disney World
A sweeping grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania said church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one allegation about him…
Nation Aug 14WATCH: Grand jury report says more than 1,000 children were abused by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania
The report said more than 300 clergy committed the abuse over a period decades, beginning in the mid-1950s.
Politics May 16Trump backs 2 successful U.S. Senate nominees in primaries
President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday.
Politics Apr 27PA congressman who settled sexual harassment charge resigns
WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday. Four-term Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan had already decided to not seek re-election this fall. In a resignation…
Politics Apr 17Republican Rep. Charlie Dent says he’ll resign from Congress in May
Charlie Dent's announcement sets up the potential for a special election as early as mid-summer to serve the remaining months in his term while candidates campaign for a full two-year term in the November election.
Politics Mar 24GOP’s congressional stronghold is Democrats’ source of hope
A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections.
Politics Mar 21Saccone concedes Pennsylvania U.S. House race to Democrat Lamb
It marks the end of a closely-watched special election in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken GOP confidence ahead of the November midterm elections.
Politics Mar 13Pa. House race tighter-than-tight; Democrat claims win
MT. LEBANON, Pa. — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in…
Politics Feb 19Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new congressional map for 2018 elections
It substantially overhauls a congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered.