The joys of convention journalism

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This a tale of the fun to be had and all the glamour of a big-city columnist covering a national convention. It's a story of heat, traffic... Read more

Hillary Clinton slips in Pennsylvania

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A new snapshot poll shows Hillary Clinton slipping in Pennsylvania and wallowing in two other critical states, Ohio and Florida, no doubt due... Read more

Kicking Kane some more

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For Kathleen Kane the hits just keep on coming. She's not running for reelection. She faces a criminal trial in August. She's serving as the... Read more

Toomey up, Obama up, Wolf not so much

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A new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday seems to show a little bit of bipartisanship or maybe just fickle thinking among Pennsylvania... Read more

Pa. leads northeast states in NRA money

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Pennsylvania, where (for much of the state) the first day of deer hunting season is treated as a holiday, leads all northeastern states and... Read more

EVENT: Mad as hell about politics? Attend this

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I can assure you that covering politics, as I have, for three decades or so has often made me mad as hell. And I'm betting that reading about... Read more

Kathleen Kane all over again

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I suppose when controversy finds a cozy home it just settles in for the long run. How else to explain the ongoing, seemingly never-ending... Read more

Ed Rendell's 'ugly women' comment goes international

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Even though, as they say, all politics is local, there are some aspects of politics that draw international attention. Take former Gov. Ed... Read more