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(Mayor Nutter conducts an election post-mortem on Wednesday.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Nutter Hopeful Despite Regional Differences With New Governor

Nutter says, “The campaign is over. Now, we have to figure out how we’ll all have to work together.”


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GOP’s Corbett Beats Onorato For Pa. Governor

Republican Tom Corbett, the state attorney general who shook up the Pennsylvania Capitol with his prosecution of corruption in the Legislature, sailed past Democratic opponent Dan Onorato on Tuesday to claim the governorship of a state President Barack Obama carried just two years ago.



Pennsylvania Votes For A New Governor, U.S. Senator

At the top of the ballot today, Pennsylvania voters will find candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.


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Busy Day Of Stumping On Day Before Pennsylvania Election

Whether barnstorming by plane or pounding the pavement, Republican and Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor and U.S. Senate spent a whirlwind day of campaigning Monday meant to energize their supporters hours before the start of voting.


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Newest Poll: Independents Helping GOP Candidates in Penna.

The final Quinnipiac University poll of the 2010 campaign shows what most other polls show: that the Republican candidates lead in the Pennsylvania races for governor and US Senate, with the Senate race tighter than the contest for governor.


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First Lady In Town To Rally Supporters

First lady Michelle Obama has joined her husband’s frenetic pace on the campaign trail in the run-up to tomorrow’s elections with appearances all over the place, including Philadelphia. She’ll be welcomed this evening on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.



Sestak-Toomey, Corbett-Onorato Focus On Philadelphia Area Voters

Candidates for the two big races in Pennsylvania have a busy day of campaigning on this the final day before the election. All four of the candidates are heavily focused on the Philadelphia area.


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Pa. Governor Hopefuls Focus On Philly Voters

Gubernatorial candidates Dan Onorato and Tom Corbett pursued votes on voter’s home turf Sunday, visiting neighborhood churches, diners and taverns.


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Local Democrats Question Corbett Comments

The latest verbal sparring in the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race involves comments made by Republican candidate Tom Corbett in Delaware County on Thursday.



Political Luminaries Lend Hands In Pa. Campaigns

Former Democratic President Bill Clinton and rising stars in the Republican Party were among the political luminaries flocking to Pennsylvania on Thursday to campaign for candidates.



New Polls Show Shifts In Two Races

A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows Republican Pat Toomey reestablishing his lead over Democrat Joe Sestak. In New Jersey, a Monmouth University survey shows Jon Runyan taking his first lead over Democrat John Adler.



What To Watch For During Midterm Elections

The upcoming midterm elections could signal a major change in the political landscape of the United States. Oren Liebermann breaks down the Senate and Gubernatorial races in our area.



New Polls Show Dems Catching Up In Two Crucial Pa. Races

The latest poll shows Corbett ahead by only five points among likely voters, 49 to 44 percent.



Watchdog Groups Say Marcellus Shale Industry Is Funding Candidate Corbett

“We have seen over the past year or two the gas industry expend enormous amounts of money on campaign contributions. And they have largely gotten their way with the Pennsylvania legislature.”


Dan Onorato and Tom Corbett spar in 3rd and final debate.

Pa. Governor Hopefuls Trade Jabs In Final Debate

A combative Dan Onorato accused Republican front-runner Tom Corbett of political double-talk on taxes, while Corbett said Monday night that electing Onorato as Pennsylvania’s governor would prevent the “tough decisions” necessary to rein in state spending.