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Pa. Senate OKs Bill That Would Allow Teachers to Carry Guns

The Pa. Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow teachers and other school employees to carry guns on school property. After a heated debate, […]

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Hackers Shut Down Pa. Senate Democrats’ Network, Demand Ransom

Hackers are demanding ransom in a cyberattack that has left Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ computer network down since Friday and led to an FBI investigation, according […]

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Police: Drunk Man Vandalized Pa. Senate

Police have arrested a man who they say sprayed a fire extinguisher all over the Pennsylvania Senate after breaking in to the building in the […]

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Sanctuary Cities Bill That Could Defund Philly Clears Pa. Senate

A bill that could drastically restrict state funding to so-called sanctuary cities like Philadelphia has cleared the Pennsylvania Senate. State lawmakers yesterday pushed the controversial […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2016 Philadelphia Presidential Election

Only two days left. The most unbelievable election of our lifetimes is, mercifully, coming to an end. The vast majority of you know whether you’re […]

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Uber and Lyft Bill Passes Final Legislative Hurdle

The Pennsylvania Senate yesterday voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that would, with Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature, make Uber and Lyft legal in Pennsylvania.

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Local Democrats Join Unprecedented House Sit-in For Gun Control

In a nod to decades-old, traditional-style protesting, several local Democrats were among more than 200 total to participate in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. […]

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WATCH: Cory Booker Argue for Same-Sex Marriage on Senate Floor

Just two weeks from the day the Supreme Court will hear arguments about making marriage equality legal nationwide, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has taken […]

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U.S. Senate Confirms Two Openly Gay African American Judges To Federal Bench

Great news: This afternoon the Senate confirmed two openly gay, African American judges to the federal bench. According to Instinct, Darrin Gayles has been confirmed to […]