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9/7 PoliticsPA Playbook

Simmons announces his primary challenge to Dent, Murphy admits to an affair, Toohil announces she is not running for Congress in the 11th and puts her support behind Meuser, Republican state House members propose an alternative budget plan, the latest Politically Uncorrected, and...

Republican campaign chief: Dems have "moral victories" but GOP has "real victories"

Democrats can have their “moral victories" from closer-than-expected losses in red district special elections. Republicans are winning “real victories,” said the man leading House Republicans’ campaign efforts in 2018. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), the chairman of the Nat...

Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

Former agents describe the justice department veteran as qualified and uncontroversial, but he’s likely to face questioning over his independence After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of the FBI director, James Comey, last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file ...

Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file wanted one thing: a fiercely independent replacement who would restore the bureau’s reputation for staying apolitical. Christopher Wray, a criminal defe...

The ACLU’s Ex-Con Army

Not content with filing nuisance lawsuits all over the country, most of them aimed at thwarting the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is plunging into local politica...

A progressive outsider wins big in Democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia

At a time when it feels as if all hope is lost and it seems like there is little chance of restoring sanity to the federal government anytime soon, it is especially important to remember that l...

Who's Laughing Now? Larry Krasner, Whose DA Candidacy Philly Police Union President Called 'Hilarious,' Wins Democratic Nomination

ReasonJohn McNesby, president of the Fraternal Order of Police in Philadelphia, called civil rights attorney Larry Krasner's candidacy for district attorney "hilarious" in February. But last nigh...

Hillary Clinton's life in the spotlight

Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of stat...

May Day Just Another Day?

by Ifham Nizam A majority of the political parties and trade unions said workers day or May Day which falls tomorrow, is just another day. It is seen as a day for promoting the propaganda of poli...

Real estate investor enters Pennsylvania's US Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new face has joined the crowd vying to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey in 2018.Real estate investor Jeffrey Bartos announced Monday that he will seek the Re...

Changes lie ahead for House health care bill - Portland

The Republican health care plan moving rapidly toward a crucial House vote this week is likely to be changed to give older Americans more assistance to buy insurance, Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunda...

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