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Proposal Would Expand “Do Not Call” List

Pennsylvania’s “Do Not Call” registry has existed for 20 years now, yet state residents can still often find themselves on the receiving end of unwanted […]

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4 Things We Learned From the NYT Trump-Christie Profile

The Chris Christie-Donald Trump alliance continues to be an object of fascination, so the New York Times dives in today with a history of — […]

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Lou Lanni on Running for State Rep as an LGBTQ Candidate

This 182nd District House seat looks highly competitive. What are you bringing to the table that’s distinctly different from others running? Experience. Experience in life. […]

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Casey on Pa. Overdose Epidemic: “We’re Leading in a Category We Don’t Want to Be Leading”

Drug overdose deaths have rapidly increased in recent years and experts say this is due in large part to abuse of prescription painkillers and heroin […]

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Christie Endorses Trump for President

One theory about the quick demise of Chris Christie’s presidential campaign — once so full of promise — is that there was only room for […]

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Bill Would Create Municipal ID in Philly

City Hall may soon issue its own “municipal ID” to Philadelphia residents, a new form of identification modeled on programs in New York, San Francisco and other […]

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Clinton, Trump Lead Among Pa. Voters

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the leading presidential candidates in Pennsylvania, according to a new Franklin & Marshall poll. Primary election day is still […]

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State House Candidate Ben Waxman on Running as an LGBTQ Ally

What is the primary reason you’re running for office? Over the past four years, Republicans in Harrisburg cut over $400 million from Philadelphia’s public schools. […]

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Daily Pennsylvanian Article at Center of Marco Rubio Bible Quote Flap

UPDATE: Rick Tyler, Cruz’s communications director, has been asked to resign after posting the DP story in question. “Rick Tyler is a good man. This […]

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Proposal: Pa. Legislators Should Serve Longer Terms

Would lengthening the terms of senators and representatives in Harrisburg lower the temperature of politics at in the state capital? Rep. David Parker thinks so. The […]

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Pa. “Sanctuary Cities” Could Face Crackdown

A Philadelphia Republican plans to introduce a state bill that would hold “sanctuary cities” liable for damages and crimes caused by undocumented immigrants — and […]

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Kathleen Kane Won’t Run for Second Term

Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s scandal-plagued attorney general, said today she will not run for reelection. “This was not easy decision,” she said, before announcing. “I am […]

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WATCH: Leah Kauffman’s “Bernie Bae” Music Video

Back in 2007, Philly’s Leah Kauffman made “Crush on Obama,” a viral video about a young woman supporting Obama for president. It went viral (26 […]

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State Could Ban Cold Medicine Sales to Minors

The war on cold medicine continues. State Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, a Republican who serves parts of Bucks and Montgomery counties, told colleagues this week he […]

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Pa. Senate to Vote Wednesday on Kane’s Future

Kathleen Kane’s ability to survive scandal will face its biggest test so far on Wednesday. That’s when the Pennsylvania Senate will vote, deciding whether or […]