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Partial Budget Override Votes Expected Today In Pa. House

As Pennsylvania nears the end of its eighth week without a budget, the Republican-controlled state House Tuesday is expected to attempt something highly unusual — line-by-line override votes on portions of Governor Wolf’s budget veto.

08/25/2015

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Impact of Budget Impasse Spreads; Non-Profits, Taxpayers Could Foot the Bill

They’re finding the situation more dire than state legislators, who have continued to get paid through the stand-off, but even the legislature may run out of money for paychecks if a resolution is not reached soon.

08/23/2015

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Kane’s Legal Woes Stoke Interest In 2016 Election

Kathleen Kane has said she plans to seek re-election.

08/22/2015

New Jersey governor Chris Christie speaks to supporters at Livingston High School, in Livingston, NJ, on the day he launched his White House campaign.  Photo by Kena Betancur/ AFP/ Getty Images

Advocacy Groups Sue Gov. Christie Over Travel Security Costs

A trio of advocacy groups sued Gov. Chris Christie on Friday for using taxpayer dollars to pay for his security detail’s travel expenses as he campaigns across the country.

08/21/2015

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Jimmy Carter To Undergo Radiation For Cancer On His Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that he will begin radiation treatment on cancer that is on multiple spots on his brain.

08/20/2015

The proposed Iranian nuclear deal was discussed at Congregation Sons of Israel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on Tuesday night. (Credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

No Support For Current Iran Nuclear Deal From NJ Congressman Norcross

On Tuesday night at a community meeting at Congregation Sons of Israel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the subject of a nuclear Iran took center stage.

08/19/2015

Robert Menendez

NJ Senator Bob Menendez Announces Opposition To Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Bob Menendez announced his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, the second Democratic senator to go against President Obama, who is heavily lobbying for a congressional endorsement of the agreement.

08/18/2015

Donald Trump (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Trump Criticism Easy To Find From GOP Candidates, But Christie, Cruz Much Quieter

Two of the GOP candidates, Ted Cruz and Chris Christie, have taken a less aggressive approach to Trump.

08/18/2015

LIVINGSTON TWP., NJ - JUNE 30:   New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015 in Livingston Twp., New Jersey. Christie made the announcement in the gymnasium of his alma mater, becoming the 14th candidate to join the Republican field.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: Most NJ Residents Want Christie To Resign During Presidential Run

The poll suggests that most New Jersey voters would like him to resign so he can be free to pursue his Presidential ambitions.

08/13/2015

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Pa. Attorney General Kane Expected To Address Criminal Charges

Kane will answer questions at a news conference in Harrisburg.

08/11/2015

Mayor Nutter, Roz McPherson of the Urban League and David Thornburgh of the Committee of 70 display proclamation honoring the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

Officials: Voting Rights Act Anniversary Wake Up Call To Boost Phila. Voter Turnout

Mayor Nutter said his career in public service is due entirely to the progress that began with the 1965 passage of the Voting Rights Act.

08/09/2015

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Poll Of NJ Voters Again Shows Record Low Favorability For Christie

For the second time in a month, a survey of the folks back home shows a record number of people unhappy with his performance.

08/09/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

Prosecutors: Video Arraignment For Charged AG Kathleen Kane

Prosecutors say Kathleen Kane will appear Saturday via video from the Montgomery County Detective Bureau, where she’s scheduled for processing.

08/07/2015

GOP Debate In Ohio

GOP Presidential Candidates Square Off In First Debate

One of the current candidates will likely be back at the Quicken Loans Arena for the GOP convention next July as the party nominee.

08/06/2015

(US Sen. Bob Casey, in file photo. Credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Asks Federal Officials To Review Nursing Home Rating System

Each nursing home receives a score in three categories and a facility’s rating is often the first thing a family looks at when considering where to put their loved one.

08/06/2015