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Representing a majority, elected by a minority: Low voter turnout persists in special state...

Paltry voter turnout Tuesday in a pair of special elections for the Pennsylvania state Senate means the Republican-controlled chamber will gain two new members who were voted into office by a sliver of their...

What is Memorial Day? Why do we celebrate it? The holiday’s forgotten history, explained...

The annual commemoration was born in the former Confederate States in 1866 and adopted by the United States in 1868. It is a holiday in which the nation honors its military dead.

Why a lack of humility might be what’s really ailing our politics | Opinion

While there has probably never been an excess of intellectual humility in Washington, D.C., it’s rarely been as nakedly apparent as it is today.

As budget season approaches, Democrats keep pushing for minimum wage hike

With a line of caffeine craving-customers looking on, state Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, took a moment to chat with the coffee connoisseur across the counter.At Elementary Coffee in Harrisburg's Broad Street Market, Kim was...
Special election candidates Sam Doctor and Marci Mustello. (Courtesy campaign Facebook pages)

Given the chance to make a choice, voters turned out in Butler County’s special...

Turnout was up nearly seven percentage points in the Butler County state House seat up for a special election Tuesday.Republican Marci Mustello, a local committeewoman, and veteran staffer for U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, bested...

Poll: Pa. residents overwhelmingly support path to citizenship for Dreamers, TPS recipients | Thursday...

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Congress and the Trump White House might be deadlocked on immigration reform, but Pennsylvanians have a pretty clear idea of where they want their elected leaders to go, a new...

Census 2020: Why some Pa. lawmakers say the state’s inmates should be counted at...

In the lead up to 2020 census, General Assembly lawmakers have their eyes on a small but potentially important change to state law — counting incarcerated people at their homes, not at the prisons where they're serving their time.

Video: Gov. Tom Wolf learns how to administer the overdose-reversal drug naloxone

Wolf demonstrated how simple it is to administer Narcan through a person's (or, on Wednesday, a dummy's) nostril. But there's still a stigma attached to carrying the medication, the governor said.

Pa. U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean joins chorus of House Dems calling for impeachment

You can add U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean to the roster of House Democrats who say it's time to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.On Tuesday, Dean, a freshman from Montgomery County's 4th...