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Pick up that cellphone and make a call. Tell how being arrested for a small bit of marijuana in Philadelphia has changed your life.
One way to fight public pension costs is more aggressive prosecution of those getting fat pensions.
New Jersey's medical-marijuana program is coming under fire from a group of parents, who are setting up orange traffic cones on a sidewalk in front of the Statehouse each week to make their point, simply and colorfully.
In his toughest attack ad yet, Gov. Tom Corbett (R) accuses Democrat Tom Wolf of using the 'Delaware Loophole' to avoid Pa. business taxes. Wolf's company says it's not true.
HARRISBURG - Hospitals from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. A performing arts center in Center City. An ambulance association in Montgomery County.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as a non-profit executive - the very experience that anchors her appeal as a moderate who gets things done without partisan wrangling.
It's not Gospel yet, but Archbishop Charles Chaput says the pope has said he'll come next year.
PhillyNORML says it has started an e-mail campaign that is flooding Mayor Nutter's inbox with messages supporting a City Council-passed marijuana bill.
The party's over - the local tea party is, anyway. One of the Philadelphia region's most prominent branches of the tea party movement is removing from its title all allegiances to the political splinter group, its leaders announced Friday in front of Independence Hall.
Gov. Christie’s statement this week dismissing a New York Republican gubernatorial candidate’s campaign as a “lost cause” prompted the candidate, Rob Astorino, to suggest that Christie step down as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Now the controversy has apparently drawn in several Republican governors – and potential Christie rivals in a 2016 presidential race – who have thrown support to Astorino, the candidate said Thursday. The announcement comes after Christie indicated the RGA would not devote resources to Astorino's campaign against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll says there is no single issue a majority of American see as "extremely important." Wonder why?
Mayor Nutter said the musician would be honored for his efforts on homelessness and poverty.
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Wednesday that he envisioned creating a nonprofit board composed of top business leaders that would reinvest gaming revenue from potential casinos in North Jersey into Atlantic City.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa began, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
WILKES-BARRE - The Democrats' candidate for governor spent an hour here Thursday afternoon touring Mountain Productions, builder of stages for rock concerts, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, outdoor papal Masses, and other events.