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In the Clout column today, Sen. Barack Obama shoots a TV ad in Jenkintown and will Gov. Rendell endorse John Dougherty for state Senate?

Good Friday News

In the Clout column today, Sen. Barack Obama shoots a TV ad in Jenkintown and will Gov. Rendell endorse John Dougherty for state Senate?

Our own John Baer convinces Sen. Arlen Specter to co-sponsor the Conquer Childhood Cancer Act.

Tough times for two state representatives running for re-election. The state Supreme Court has ordered a lower court judge to review a challenge to State Rep. Harold James' nominating petitions. And it looks like State Rep. Tommy Blackwell -- already thrown off the ballot for bad petitions -- could have a hard time with his appeal.

It looks like construction on the $700 million Convention Center expansion will finally start soon.

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