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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
McCaffery retires under a cloud, but who picks his replacement?
Citywide ballots on Tuesday will be organized into four party columns: Democratic, Republican, Green, and Vote for Ines. Who is Ines and what did she do to score such impressive real estate?
Baer Growls: The respected Tax Foundation's 2015 rankings on states that are most competitive on business taxes are out - and Pa. is down.
CommonwealthConfidential: Did money play a role in stopping the bill aimed at banning live pigeon shoots and making it illegal to eat cats and dogs in Pennsylvania?
Baer Growls: Incumbent Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley shows his sense of humor in response to news that Lt. Gov. candidate Mike Stack might try to hold two elective jobs.
Democrat Tom Wolf maintains a double-digit lead in latest DN/F&M Poll.
With his sudden retirement Monday, former state Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery did more than end his tenure on the high court.
HARRISBURG - Former Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery's decision to retire may have been sudden, but the process of replacing him on the high court will be anything but fast.
The Big Tent: A poll done for a Democratic third-party advocacy group just before May's primary showed Tom Wolf provided a stronger match-up against Corbett than Allyson Schwartz.
Gov. Corbett is closing the gap. But the gap remains. The race for Pennsylvania governor has tightened a smidgen entering its final days, with Democrat Tom Wolf still enjoying a 13 percentage point lead over Corbett among likely voters, according to a Franklin and Marshall College Poll released Wednesday.
It's been decades, but the strategy is to win 3 races, in Southeast and Poconos, and retain a Western seat.
Citywide ballots on Tuesday will be organized into four party columns: Democratic, Republican, Green, and Vote for Ines. Who is Ines and what did she do to score such impressive real estate?
CommonwealthConfidential: Did money play a role in stopping the bill aimed at banning live pigeon shoots and making it illegal to eat cats and dogs in Pennsylvania?
The Big Tent: The race for Pennsylvania governor has tightened a smidgen entering the final six days, with Democrat Tom Wolf still enjoying a 13-percentage-point lead over Gov. Tom Corbett (R) among likely voters, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Wednesday.
Baer Growls: The respected Tax Foundation's 2015 rankings on states that are most competitive on business taxes are out - and Pa. is down.
Gov. Corbett says Tom Wolf is sure to raise taxes. Why isn't that charge sticking?
Registering to vote online in Pennsylvania is a no-go. Access to absentee ballots is limited, and if you have trouble speaking or reading English and need assistance voting, the help you need might be tough to find.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
McCaffery retires under a cloud, but who picks his replacement?