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Gary R’nel: Internecine Debate Not Always Healthy

The newly elected Republican majority seems to have lost the navigational skills necessary in order to secure a White House victory in 2016.

03/20/2015

(Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

GOP Digs In On Pension Reform After Wolf Budget Address

Addressing the spiking costs of school and state employee pensions is one of the main subplots of the battle that lay ahead over the budget proposal rolled out by Governor Wolf this past week.

03/08/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

Governor Wolf signing the order. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Wolf’s Aggressive First Month Spurs List Of GOP Grievances

Republicans grudgingly acknowledge Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s campaign pledges, but their list of grievances is growing.

02/22/2015

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Local Republican Leader On Philadelphia Hosting The DNC: ‘I Just Think It’s Fantastic’

O’Neill says the DNC decision shows how much the hospitality industry has grown since 2000 when Philly hosted the GOP convention.

02/14/2015

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Burlington, New Jersey Mayor Switching To Republican Party As He Seeks Third Term

Burlington Mayor James Fazzone has decided to switch political parties, opting to join the GOP as he seeks a third term in the fall.

02/12/2015

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GOP’s Mitt Romney Will Not Run For President In 2016

After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016.

01/30/2015

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West: Too Early To Tell On 2016 Candidates, But Not On Issues

West talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the issues that will shape this election, especially after the Republican victories this past November.

01/06/2015

Stigall Show Log 12.29.14 (Jeff Bolton)

5:30am- Jeff opens the show by discussing AirAsia Flight 8501. The plane went missing over the weekend. Some are speculating that the disappearance of plane was caused by torrential rain that struck the region. Jeff […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/29/2014

PA Governor Tom Wolf. (Credit: CBS3)

GOP Eyes Window For Action Before Wolf Takes Over

Some Republicans say it’s still possible to enact far-reaching legislation before Democrat Tom Wolf takes office as Pennsylvania’s governor, even though the Legislature is done for the year.

11/15/2014

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GOP Sends Message To Gov.-elect Tom Wolf As He Celebrates Victory

Republican lawmakers say Gov.-elect Tom Wolf must be able to compromise and curb growing costs if he wants to advance an ambitious agenda that includes a tax increase on the natural gas industry in a Legislature with huge GOP majorities.

11/05/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Christie: GOP Wins Show Focus On Leadership

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican victories in governor’s races across the country show voters want leaders who will “get things done,” rather that fighting over ideology.

11/05/2014

House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) listens as House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) speaks to reporters following his unexpected primary re-election defeat.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Jewish Republicans Reeling After Rep. Cantor’s Primary Loss in Virginia

The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.

06/11/2014

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

(Jon Runyan is congratulated on his election by Gov. Chris Christie. file photo from CBS3.)

NJ Congressman Jon Runyan Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2014

Former Philadelphia Eagle turned US congressman Jon Runyan has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014.

11/06/2013

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