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Pa. Senate Votes to Block Syrian Refugees

The Pennsylvania Senate passed a resolution today that calls for a ban on Syrian refugees in the state. This is a rebuke to Gov. Tom […]

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Nutter, Kenney Back Wolf’s Welcome of Syrian Refugees

The cause of Syrian refugees has become controversial in the wake of last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris, but Philadelphia’s incoming and outgoing mayors both […]

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Wolf, GOP Battle Over Refugees

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Harrisburg Republicans are unhappy with Gov. Tom Wolf’s welcome to Syrian refugees — but he’s […]

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In Refugee Crisis, Tom Wolf Reminds Us He Was the Right Choice

Well, good for Gov. Tom Wolf. It hasn’t been an easy rookie year for Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor. He’s been faced with a Republican-controlled legislature that […]

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Now, More Than Ever, Pennsylvania Should Welcome Syrian Refugees

One by one, United States governors promised to close their states’ borders to Syrian refugees yesterday. Recycling the usual lines about immigrants and fueled by […]

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Dispatch From a Philly Church: Trying to Make Sense of the Paris Killings

Other than during summer, when the Jersey Shore tempts even the most God-fearing families to its surf and sand, the parking lot at Overbrook Presbyterian […]

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PHOTOS: Eagles Fans Honor Victims of Paris Terror Attacks

Even though the Birds didn’t come out on top, there was a strong sense of unity among fans at the Linc yesterday. Some paid their respects by […]

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Obama, Wolf Say Syrian Refugees Welcome

In the wake of deadly terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, President Obama and Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf said today that the nation — and […]