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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, examines two constitutional provisions at the heart of a...
ATLANTIC CITY - Like the perennial salesman he is, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian reminded anyone who would listen Friday on the Boardwalk that his resort city would bounce back.
Some of New Jersey's top Democrats on Friday warned of an assault on organized labor across the country, even as the movement has gained considerable clout in Trenton.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since mid-June, the Pentagon said Friday.
Gov. Corbett's campaign manager took to Twitter yesterday to slam as a "junk poll" the Daily News-Franklin & Marshall College Poll released yesterday that showed his boss trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 25 points.
A guilty plea from a former top aide to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) has set Philadelphia political circles abuzz with speculation on what the congressmen might have known about the man's crimes and what role, if any, he might have played.
A top Veterans Affairs administrator in Philadelphia insisted Wednesday that the pictures of Oscar the Grouch peppered around its internal training guide were not meant to depict cranky veterans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East.
Last in a series Across the country, a thriving dissatisfaction with the U.S. government is prompting a growing spate of bills in state legislatures aimed at defying federal control over firearms - more than 200 during the last decade, a News21 investigation found.
As more women run for office in the Keystone State there's evidence, however slight, that more women can win office.
Controller notes increase in fines collected in years past, but far more go uncollected.
If you think things are lousy in Atlantic City now, you should have been there 50 years ago this week.
Q: Is it true that George W. Bush took more vacation days than Barack Obama? A: Yes. Before his two-week trip to Martha’s Vineyard in August,...
DALLAS (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq.
ATLANTA (AP) - Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, Republicans and Democrats alike are raising questions about where various senators and candidates say they live.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?"
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it's important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) - With time running out in an underachieving campaign for Texas governor, Democrat Wendy Davis is brandishing a darker and tougher edge in an aggressive courtship of female voters who are essential to her chances of pulling an upset in November.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona, Vermont and Oklahoma. Highlights:
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.
PHOENIX (AP) - State Treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey won the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, riding to victory with a campaign that focused on his blend of government and business experience in serving as a state official and building an ice cream company into a national brand.
PHOENIX (AP) - State Treasurer Doug Ducey wins Republican primary for Arizona governor.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Crist wins Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.