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After a 6-month delay, all-new Dilworth Park slated to open next month.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is lending Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback support in his tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democratic National Committee raised almost $9 million last month and cut its outstanding bills to less than $2 million, party officials said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races.
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. But Tuesday's primary produced a GOP nominee with a military record that could hold broad appeal in a state with a high population of veterans.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Democratic women are teaming up to raise campaign cash in key states that will help decide the Senate majority.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is stepping in to help a Republican preferred by the establishment in a bruising three-way Arizona primary in one of the most competitive House districts in the country.
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) - 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.
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.
The president's ability to deliver a message should be used to help ease racial tension in Missouri.