The same message that Pope Francis recently delivered to Catholic Church leaders ought to be bestowed on state government leaders.
And now an annual confession of slip-ups, errors and just plain wrong stuff written in political columns and blogs during 2014.
The annual Pa. Society weekend in New York City included some double takes and a poll of pols on political wishes for the holidays.
And now some rhythmic commentary on the state of the state and the pols within it.
Believe it or not, the 2015-16 state legislative session is underway, and already ideas (and your tax dollars) are flying around.
Talk of an unusual Pa. legislative voting session puts old and new stuff on the table, but raises lots of practical questions.
John Baer: Thanksgiving is the perfect time to remember how generous our politicians are to journalism; they provide an all-you-can-believe buffet.
A year ago, she was riding high and being touted for higher office. Now she's in a legal tangle that could cost her the office she holds.
John Baer: The incoming governor has his work cut out for him, but he also wants to make some changes as "a different kind of leader."
Tom Wolf made Pennsylvania political history yesterday. Now he faces Pennsylvania political reality.
If you're voting, you're already using your voice. So while you're at it, this would be a great time to use your voice on others.
John Baer: The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor is talking about holding two elective offices, the way they do in France.
A new national study of placement of political ads on cable TV shows trends in partisan preferences and offers a glimpse of future TV campaigns.
Harrisburg has never been known as a seat of sanity, but lately it's acting as if under the influence of odd cosmic forces.
It's another judicial joust on the state Supreme Court, a court that's no stranger to controversy and turmoil.