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Budget Omnibus: Pa. House Passes Cigarette Tax

Lots of moving parts to the state’s budget situation these days, so let’s try to take them in some semblance of order. • First: The […]

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Poll: Corbett Still Trailing Badly

Another poll that shows Tom Wolf might have the easiest governor’s race in the history of contested democracy. This one’s from Franklin & Marshall College, […]

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As Pa. Budget Turns: Where’s Tom Wolf?

So where is Tom Wolf, anyway? The Democratic nominee for governor has been pretty quiet in recent days as Gov. Tom Corbett and the GOP-controlled […]

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WATCH: Tom Corbett’s New Video About How Everything’s Fine, Just Fine

Here’s a new Tom Corbett video, released by the Republican Governors Association:

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PA Gubernatorial Campaigns Are Burning Through Money

Tom Corbett is spending money twice as fast as Tom Wolf. But Wolf, in turn, is raising cash at nearly twice the pace of his opponent […]

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Tom Corbett, Tom Wolf Talk Environment in First Joint Appearance

Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger, Tom Wolf, appeared together Wednesday night for the first time — at a Philadelphia dinner for the Pennsylvania […]

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Corbett, Wolf to Make Joint Appearance Tonight in Philly

“Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger, Tom Wolf, will appear in the same place for the first time in the campaign when they […]

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PA Senate Will Vote on Medical Marijuana

“A measure to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania could be ready for a state Senate committee vote this month, supporters say,” Newsworks reports. “The bill […]

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Pro-Corbett Donation Violated State Law

You may have heard of Sheldon Adelson. He’s the Las Vegas gambling mogul who basically subsidized Newt Gingrich’s 2012 presidential campaign long past the point […]

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Tom Corbett Has Another Memorable Visit to Philly

Gov. Corbett visited Philly Monday afternoon, and it went about like you’d expect: Annnnd here's my office manager being led away for citation and release […]

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Once Again, Gas Industry Is Backing Corbett

As occurred during his 2010 race for governor, Tom Corbett is capturing large donations from the natural gas industry — an industry that apparently fears […]

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Corbett and Christie Coming to Philly; Protesters Await

Remember when Gov. Corbett came to Philadelphia to speak at a local school, only didn’t because education activists were there waiting to protest him? That […]

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Corbett Says He’s in It to Win It

Despite another poll showing a 20-point deficit to challenger Tom Wolf — the third this week — AP reports Tom Corbett believes he can win […]

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Poll: Wolf Has 20-Point Lead over Corbett

“In the first poll released after the former Department of Revenue Secretary won the Democratic primary, Tom Wolf holds a twenty point lead over the […]

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Primary Postmortem: Election Was a Bloodbath for Pennsylvania Progressives

Ever since the heady days of President Obama’s 2008 run, when the Presidential campaign trained a new generation of organizers to compete with Hillary Clinton’s […]