As Biden mulls 2020 run, his Scranton hometown asks: ‘Can his family go through all this?’

As Joe Biden considers another run for president, some in Scranton say they feel protective of their native son, expressing concern about the toll of another campaign. And, like many Democrats across the country, others are torn over their desire for new leadership.

Thousands of absentee ballots were rejected as record turnout encountered Pa.’s tight deadlines

In recent midterm elections, around 2,000 absentee ballots were rejected statewide because they arrived after the deadline. Last election, more than 4,600 ballots were rejected just in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Thousands of absentee ballots were rejected as record turnout encountered Pa.’s tight deadlines

In recent midterm elections, around 2,000 absentee ballots were rejected statewide because they arrived after the deadline. Last election, more than 4,600 ballots were rejected just in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Federal shutdown ties up new voting machines for Montgomery County

The shutdown has left Montgomery County in limbo as it tries to implement new voting machines by the May primary.

Federal shutdown ties up new voting machines for Montgomery County

The shutdown has left Montgomery County in limbo as it tries to implement new voting machines by the May primary.

Elizabeth Warren announces exploratory committee for 2020 presidential run

The senator from Massachusetts launched a presidential exploratory committee.

Elizabeth Warren announces exploratory committee for 2020 presidential run

The senator from Massachusetts launched a presidential exploratory committee.
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Will standing alone help Cory Booker stand out in a crowded presidential field?

America hasn’t elected an unmarried president since 1886 -- could Cory Booker defy that streak?

Beto O’Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get

Win cash prizes! Draw Pennsylvania’s congressional map

Pennsylvania residents can draw their own congressional maps for up to $5,000 in cash prizes in a contest sponsored by the Committee of Seventy.

Pennsylvania lawmakers, judges, others get pay raises — because it’s that time of the year | John Baer

Their annual salaries go up automatically. Too bad their governing skills don't do the same.

Mystery ballot could sway control of Alaska state government

A mystery ballot found on a precinct table on Election Day but not counted then could decide a tied Alaska state House race and thwart Republican efforts to control the chamber and all of state government.

New book on Trump’s ‘enemies’ arriving just in time | John Baer

Two Trump pals write to the rescue at a key moment in the President's term.

Bob Casey for President? Hmm. | John Baer

Casey says he's thinking about running for president. He faces long odds and maybe even historical bias.

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Super PAC spending could overwhelm candidate cash in next year’s Philly City Council races

Prepare for big spending from the soda industry and building trades.

A group of conservative lawyers (including Tom Ridge) is calling out Trump’s view of the law | John Baer

In the interest of the Constitution and the rule of law in the age of Trump, a bunch of right-leaning lawyers push for checks and balances.

For kids, ‘no question’ that current events-provoked anxiety is on the rise

"When news of violence, war, terrorism, and environmental disasters keeps coming to us, more support goes to the belief that the world is a dangerous place."

Democratic candidate files court challenge in Bucks County state Senate race

The petition is similar to one filed earlier this month by the ACLU.

Write-in votes for Gritty are in across Philly, burbs

One suburban county has forsaken Gritty, at its own peril.

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