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WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey doesn't stand before voters at the ballot for another 31/2 years, but if he faced his former foe today he'd beat Democrat Joe Sestak by just five points. A Quinnipiac University poll surveyed 1,032 of...
WASHINGTON — Facing questions about the Justice Department's secret seizure of reporters' phone records, the White House says that it will renew its push for legislation that would offer federal protections to journalists and their sources....
Associated PressFormer U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has ruled out a campaign for Pennsylvania governor, but he said Tuesday that he is seriously exploring another run for U.S. Senate, possibly setting up a rematch against Republican Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016. Sestak said he...
Call Washington BureauThe Admiral is readying for a rematch. Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, who has played it coy since his narrow loss to Pat Toomey in the grueling 2010 Senate race, announced Tuesday morning by email that he's formed an exploratory committee to run again for...
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON -- Democrats’ efforts to maintain a majority in the U.S. Senate after next year’s midterm elections were thrown into further doubt Tuesday when Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., became the fifth senior member of the party to announce his...
Call Washington BureauIf Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faced Gov. Tom Corbett in a Pennsylvania gubernatorial matchup today he would win. Pawlowski, who has hinted at an interest in the 2014 governor's race, performs at the top of the list of potential Democratic challengers,...
Call Washington BureauPresident Obama's pick to be his U.S. Defense Secretary may have a particularly difficult time winning over one Pennsylvania GOP senator. Pat Toomey is sure not to forget former Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel's very public endorsement of Democrat...
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Call Washington BureauJim DeMint, the Tea Party kingmaker who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate Thursday to head a Washington-based conservative think tank, left an indelible mark on the world of Pennsylvania politics. It was DeMint, who during the infancy of...
Manager, Progressive Agriculture OrganizationNot only dairy farmers in Pennsylvania, but dairy farmers all across the United States have lost one of their most supportive senators who ever walked the halls of the United States Senate. Although we knew his time was very limited, all of us were...
Daily American Staff WriterMore than 300,000 people visited the Flight 93 National Memorial in Stonycreek Township between Jan. 1 and the end of October. Barbara Black, chief of interpretation for the National Park Service, told the Flight 93 Advisory Committee on Saturday that...
Countdown to Halloween: five days. I don't like wearing costumes, I'm not into haunted houses, candy corn is too sweet, and I prefer pumpkin pie to pumpkin carvings. But I do like horror movies — just not the kind with umpteen sequels. I saw...
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