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Want to win the culture war? Choose your words wisely | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

Democrats have every opportunity to occupy the high ground -- especially if the message is disciplined.

Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary

BY: - May 14, 2022

(*This story was updated at 10:38 a.m. to include comment from Republican governor candidate Lou Barletta. It was updated again at 11:20 am to include comment from Sen. Doug Mastriano.) Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Frankin, in Pennsylvania’s high-stakes primary for governor, dealing a potentially fatal blow to establishment Republicans […]

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Trump’s election lies are truth for far too many 2022 GOP hopefuls | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - May 12, 2022

Will Republicans ever come to their senses and admit that were wrong about Trump? Probably not.

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Funeral Held At Washington's National Cathedral For Former Secretary Of State Albright

Hillary Clinton keeps getting it right | Dick Polman

BY: - May 2, 2022

She had faults as a candidate, but she was absolutely right about the danger posed by Donald Trump and his followers.

In a sharp-elbowed debate, Pa.’s Republican governor hopefuls make their pitch

BY: - April 27, 2022

Four of the leading GOP candidates traded jabs on issues ranging from fossil fuels to abortion rights.

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Damage in Kyiv, Ukraine, from the Russian invasion. A residential building destroyed

Here’s the new strongmen. The same as the old strongmen. There’s no backing down | Ray E. Landis

BY: - April 24, 2022

The rise of the new authoritarians is hauntingly familiar. We cannot shirk our responsibility to confront them.

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Pa.’s 2022 primary is a race for the base of the base. Why that’s a problem | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 15, 2022

Scorched earth campaigns, polarizing candidates. Now ask yourself why democracy is broken.

Corman to stay in GOP governor primary, though election logistics meant his fate was sealed

BY: - April 13, 2022

The highest-ranking Pennsylvania Senate Republican attempted to end his gubernatorial campaign — but it’s unclear if he could have had his name physically removed from the ballot even if he followed through with it. In a filing on Tuesday afternoon, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, said he was ending his campaign and asked […]

Trump endorses television physician Mehmet Oz in Pa. Senate race

BY: - April 9, 2022

President Donald Trump has endorsed television physician Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania’s closely contested Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate. “The Great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a tremendous opportunity to Save America by electing the brilliant and well-known Dr. Mehmet Oz for the United States Senate,” Trump wrote in a statement that was sent out while he […]

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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland

How much more evidence does Merrick Garland need to indict Trump? | Dick Polman

BY: - April 4, 2022

I know, I know. Just like you, I’m rolling my eyes. Again.

A year after Jan. 6, attack on the U.S. Capitol lives on in hundreds of court cases | Analysis

BY: - March 5, 2022

More than 15% of the defendants charged in the Capitol insurrection had ties to Pennsylvania, our analysis found.