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Explanation Of The ‘Executive Order’

What is an Executive Order and what powers does it really give a president?

02/24/2014

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 03 Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has vowed to keep the team's name the same (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Redskins Spar Over Team Name

The latest back-and-forth over the Washington Redskins name includes a stern letter from two lawmakers and a new “community voices” campaign from the team.

02/10/2014

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Rich Zeoli: A Future State Of The Union Address

My fellow Americans, tonight we gather on what is no doubt another historically cold night in our nation’s capital. But while our bodies may be cold our love for America has never been warmer and the state of our union has never been stronger.

01/28/2014

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Empty Republican Seats May Prompt Big Changes In The House

Two local Republican congressmen have announced they won’t seek re-election this year, prompting a South Jersey Democrat to suggest his party might make some gains in the House this fall.

01/12/2014

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 28:  First Lady Laura Bush shakes hands with Congressman Jim Gerlach (R-PA) (2nd-L) as U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (R) and Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Lynn Swann (L) look on during a Campaign rally for Santorum at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue October 28, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Santorum will face Democratic challenger Bob Casey Jr. in the November election. (credit: Sylwia Kapuscinski/Getty Images)

Pa. Rep. Jim Gerlach Announces Retirement At End Of Term

Gerlach said it’s “simply time for me to move on to new challenges and to spend more time with my wife and family.”

01/06/2014

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Former Marine Among Those Set To Lose Long-Term Unemployment Benefits In Budget Deal

Culbreth is hardly alone in his struggles. In Pennsylvania, nearly 500,000 people remain out of work, and out of those, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project said 87,000 are on long-term unemployment benefits.

12/11/2013

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Congressional Negotiators Reach Budget Deal

The chairs of the House and Senate Budget Committees, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have announced a budget deal that will set spending levels for the next two years, preempting another government shutdown in January.

12/10/2013

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Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey For Special Senate Election

Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.

10/16/2013

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Hemorrhoids And Hipsters More Popular Than Congress

That’s according to Public Policy Polling, which released the results of its latest survey following the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Philadelphia National Parks Closed As A Result Of Government Shutdown

Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/01/2013

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Poll: Most Americans Say Republicans Acted Like ‘Spoiled Children’ In Advance Of Shutdown

Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.

10/01/2013

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New Poll Shows Americans Disapprove Of Job Congress Is Doing

A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.

09/08/2013

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FERPA Gives College Students Privacy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act says college students are to be considered responsible adults and are allowed to determine who will receive information about them.

09/02/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.22.13

Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/22/2013

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Expert: Results Of New Poll For NJ Special Senate Race Should Surprise No One

A new poll strongly suggests the people have already made their minds up.

07/20/2013

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