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Governor Tom Wolf announces veto at Capitol Tuesday. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Pa. Budget

Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.

06/30/2015

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie Announces Run For President: ‘Both Parties Have Failed This Country’

Christie made the announcement at 11 a.m. Tuesday from his alma mater, Livingston High School, in New Jersey, where he served as class president for three years.

06/30/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo.  (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Expected To Launch Presidential Bid

Christie unveiled a campaign website over the weekend.

06/30/2015

Supreme Court Upholds Obama's Affordable Care Act

The Federalist’s Domenech: Republicans ‘Dodged A Bullet’ With Obamacare Ruling

Ben Domenech, publisher at The Federalist and Senior Fellow at The Heartland Institute, says Justice John Roberts “bent over backward” to save Obamacare and “avoid a real plain text reading of what the law actually said.”

06/26/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Economist Chris Butler: Stock Market Response To Ruling On Obamacare Only A ‘Sugar High’

“Reality will prevail, and reality is probably less enthusiastic than some of these stocks behaved yesterday, that’s for sure. Tenet Healthcare was up twelve percent yesterday; I really don’t think that it was that meaningful to Tenet Healthcare, but you’re right. This is a sugar high. Enjoy it while it’s here,” he said.

06/26/2015