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Ajay Raju is intent on reshaping the business, legal and maybe the political landscape of Philadelphia. Is it an overeach?
William Penn is finally getting his Centre Square back. Or, at least how he might have envisioned it 400 years on.
The corruption trial of State Sen. LeAnna M. Washington could start in October or November, a Montgomery County Court judge said Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A public funeral was set for former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff, who died Sunday at age 96.
Americans are more empowered than they have ever been by "stand your ground" or similar laws to use firearms to protect themselves and their property, though the laws are applied inconsistently across the country, a News21 analysis shows.
J. Whyatt Mondesire has not complied with a judge's order from two months ago to turn over records.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years." Over time, he said, such wounds, rooted in America's painful history on race, can be healed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.
The Democrats left, and the Carpenters union came back. With an inflated "fat cat" figure, a sound system, banners, and signs, about 50 carpenters protested outside the Convention Center on Friday afternoon, pressing the state authority that runs the venue to let them back in.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the controversy over Texas Governor Rick Perry and...
WASHINGTON - Not long ago, Democrats aiming to take control of the House thought the Philadelphia suburbs offered abundant opportunities.
As the President returns to his vacation today there are signs he's disengaged.
CHICAGO (AP) - Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise - some might say a threat - to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan wins GOP nomination for US Senate in Alaska.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon. Even one of the most polarizing figures in American politics found cause to weigh in on the state she used to lead.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A GOP effort to send hundreds of party workers into minority communities across the country will continue long after this year's midterm elections are over, the chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor's 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats' campaign arm outraised its GOP rival again last month and now has $32 million saved to help endangered incumbents defend their narrow majority, committee officials said Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) - Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise - some might say a threat - to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Former Mayor Buddy Cianci's face beams from the label of his Mayor's Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are "Benefiting Providence School Children" and have helped hundreds of students attend college.
The president's ability to deliver a message should be used to help ease racial tension in Missouri.