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HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools.
This week's action in New York is another blow to a failed system
Nearly half of what Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program pays for prescription drugs goes to physicians who dispense them directly to patients, bypassing pharmacies, a lucrative practice that is limited by many states and not reimbursed at all by private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report.
WASHINGTON - In 2006, shortly after his election to the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey walked into a briefing room with top lawmakers - including Barack Obama and John Kerry - and members of the Iraqi parliament.
Wooed by state and city grants and tax credits worth nearly $4.4 million, Hill International Inc., the Marlton-based construction management and consulting company, will move its corporate headquarters and 120 jobs to Center City in May 2015.
Turnout in governor's races is historically low. And there are signs that history's about to repeat itself.
Uber and Lyft are making a concerted push to bring their ride-share services to Philadelphia, sparking opposition from local taxi owners and drivers and setting the stage for a legislative fight in Harrisburg this week.
WASHINGTON – Democrats’ latest attack on a South Jersey Republican congressional candidate takes him to task for a legal entanglement involving...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has lost 85 pound since undergoing lapband surgery early last year.
PCN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network, will host the state's first gubernatorial debate between Republican Gov. Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the network has announced.
An analysis of incomes across the state since the recession shows which areas gained and which areas lost.
Vice President Joe Biden praised former Sen. Bob Packwood, who resigned following allegations of sexual assault. And this came on the same day Obama launched a new public awareness campaign at campuses across America to prevent sexual assaults.
HARRISBURG - A second top aide to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is leaving. Linda Dale Hoffa, senior executive deputy attorney general, told Kane this week that after two years in Harrisburg, she has decided to return to Philadelphia to be with her family. Her last day is Sept. 30.
DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) - A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas hometown of Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking re-election. But the man who took the seat - and who commanded the audience of more than 200 - wasn't Roberts.
DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) - A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas hometown of Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking re-election. But the man who took the seat - and who commanded the audience of more than 200 - wasn't Roberts.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as the former secretary of state considers a 2016 presidential campaign.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The independent candidate trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas disclosed Monday that he owns assets worth between $21.5 million and $86 million.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton says the upcoming fall election is "an opportunity to shape our future" in a new fundraising pitch on behalf of House Democrats.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
WASHINGTON (AP) - A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.
HERSHEY, Pa. - Behind in the polls, Gov. Corbett went on offense Monday night in the first televised debate of the Pennsylvania governor's race, defending himself as a steady steward of taxpayers' money while characterizing Democrat Tom Wolf as an untested entity with vague promises.
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