Government & Politics

A Memorial Day interview with one of America’s heroes | Opinion

The former Air Force general shared his thoughts with political science students at LaGrange College, in LaGrange, Ga.

It’s time to free our local governments from corporate rule. Here’s how that happens...

It's time for the General Assembly to stop preempting local policies that would improve the lives of everyday Pennsylvanians.
Doug Mastriano and Joe Pittman.

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...