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Marjorie Margolies has fallen farther behind her opponents in fund-raising for the 13th Congressional District primary race, leaving State Sen. Daylin Leach and physician Valerie Arkoosh jockeying for the No. 1 spot, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.
FRANKLIN, N.J. Gov. Christie voiced support Tuesday for an end to campaign-finance limits, which he said have led to a system that has obscured the sources - but not stemmed the rise - of money in politics.
Ardmore businessman and conservative activist Bob Guzzardi, a self-described "nuisance" to the Republican Party, can challenge Gov. Corbett in next month's primary election, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that it will disclose on its website political contributions to federal, state and local candidates, political parties, political committees and tax-exempt organizations in an agreement with New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
A slate of committeeman candidates allied with longtime Democratic ward leader Anna C. Verna will face petition challenges organized by developer Ori Feibush.
The race is on. Democratic Congressional candidates Kevin Strouse and Shaughnessy Naughton debated in front of about 200 people at Bucks County Community...
Federal probation officials want activist to stop associating with his fellow "Panic Hour" members.
AMBLER Gov. Corbett visited the Ambler Area YMCA on Tuesday to sign four bills aimed at protecting children from abuse.
Pennsylvania's largest teachers union has endorsed state Sen. Daylin Leach in the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District.
State officials say public health in New Jersey -- as well as the state budget -- would benefit from applying the $2.70-per-pack cigarette tax to electronic...
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday at a town hall that he'd do away with realty transfer fees, a major source of tax revenue, that cost a retired state trooper in the audience $5,435 after selling a house two weeks ago.
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday at a town hall that he'd do away with realty transfer fees, a major source of tax revenue, that cost a retired state trooper in the audience $5,435 after selling a house two weeks ago.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.
LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he hadn't known at the time that the practice was illegal.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a stretch of anemic fundraising, the Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC raised more cash in March than it did during the previous 14 months combined, according to summaries of campaign filings released Monday.
MIAMI (AP) - Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A look at preparations by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at preparations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."
WASHINGTON (AP) - After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women.
TRENTON - State Sen. Donald Norcross raised $379,000 in the first quarter of 2014 for his First District congressional bid, which led campaign-finance filings disclosed Tuesday for South Jersey candidates for Congress.