Tuesday, February 9, 2016


DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) - Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.
Apparently still stinging from his second-place finish in Iowa, and perhaps fearing a repeat tomorrow in New Hampshire, Donald Trump went below-the-belt...
Gov. Wolf is about to open a live-streaming Facebook town hall on his 2016-2017 budget proposal. But among legislators, cartoonists, pundits and the public, comments are already pouring in. So far, it's predictably partisan and not too optimistic about if or when it might come to pass.
In the last few months, Philadelphia artist David Gleeson has been called a "fascist," a "Nazi" and simply "un-American," among other slurs. These are...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's minimum wage would rise to $15 over eight years and employers who pay above the rate could qualify for a tax credit under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Senate President Steve Sweeney.
Chester County moved a step closer Tuesday to joining several other Pennsylvania counties charging additional fees for vehicle registrations.
HARRISBURG - Hitting many of the same ideas that led to this year's stubborn budget impasse, Gov. Wolf on Tuesday proposed a $33.3 billion spending plan that would raise more than $2.7 billion from new or increased taxes to close a gaping deficit and boost funding for public schools.
WASHINGTON/MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign chair denied a Monday report that she is considering...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Attorneys for voters who sued to strike down two of North Carolina's congressional districts want a federal court to keep demanding new boundaries by the end of next week.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The number of uninsured residents in New Jersey is expected to reach a new low following the third annual sign-up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Loretta Lynch is reaffirming that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders looked to emerge from Tuesday's New Hampshire primary with their first victories of the 2016 presidential election, while rivals hoped a state famous for political surprises would give their own White House bids a needed boost.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beyonce's new video "Formation" is "pro-Black Panther" and "anti-cop," says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about the August 2014 shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.
Joseph A. Russo was fired from the Board of Revision of Taxes in 2009 for allegedly manipulating a property assessment at the behest of his political patron, then-State Sen. Vincent J. Fumo.
Feb 8 (Reuters) - The jailed leader of the occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon, in a statement released on Monday, called on elected officials...
Here’s what’s behind Temple’s need for a new stadium.
What will be the impact of the beatdown Marco Rubio took in Saturday's Republican debate? New Jersey Gov. Christie slapped around Rubio, a first-term Florida senator, mocking him as a lightweight coasting on glibness and memorized talking points. It didn't help that Rubio repeated the same line three times as Christie drilled him. Rubio had be
HARRISBURG - In a pivotal moment for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's political future, the state Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether she should be removed from office.
MIAMI (AP) - Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big banks.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The State Board of Canvassers on Monday unanimously approved a petition to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder that doesn't mention the lead contamination of Flint water, but rejected several other proposals that cite the water crisis in seeking his removal from office.
DURHAM, N.H. - They were feeling the Bern late Sunday afternoon in the Memorial Union conference room at the University of New Hampshire.
Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign had a winning musical message. When he chose Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop" as his unofficial theme song, it became the sound track for a political moment. It captured a certain optimism, which in turn helped capture high office for the man smart enough to approve this message.
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Hands shot up when Gov. Christie asked voters who was still unsure whom to support in Tuesday's presidential primary.
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke unveiled an ambitious proposal Monday that he said would create up to 10,000 jobs over 10 years by investing in energy improvements to municipal buildings, schools, small businesses, and low-income homes.
HARRISBURG - This time last year, talk in the Capitol swirled around how newly elected Gov. Wolf's first budget was going to be bold and controversial.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):
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