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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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Pa. Plan To Bail Out Philadelphia Schools Shifts

A Philadelphia state senator says a rescue package for Philadelphia schools is evolving and that the latest proposal no longer includes giving the city the power to increase cigarette taxes there.

06/30/2013

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Pa. House Approves $28.3 Billion GOP Budget

A $28.3 billion state budget plan shaped by Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is on its way to the Senate.

06/12/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Replacement For Sen. Lautenberg Not Assured

Gov. Chris Christie is perhaps the nation’s highest-profile Republican — but that’s no guarantee the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg will switch to GOP hands.

06/03/2013

File photo of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Chris Christie (credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Christie, Guadagno Have Busy Day On Campaign Trail

Republican Governor Chris Christie and Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno are traveling across New Jersey to rally supporters and meet with party workers just days before the state holds its primary elections.

06/01/2013

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Head Of Delaware GOP Abruptly Resigns

The chairman of the Delaware Republican Party abruptly resigned Wednesday, saying he needed to devote more time to his business.

05/29/2013

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Pa. Budget Woes Will Test GOP On Business Tax Cut

Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature were poised to deliver yet another business tax cut, the biggest yet of Corbett’s three budget proposals.

05/11/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Star Christie Holds Numerous Events With Prominent Democrats

New Jersey’s Republican governor has been spending a lot of time lately with prominent Democrats.

05/08/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Facebook CEO’s Fundraiser For Chris Christie

Protesters stood outside Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Palo Alto home Wednesday night during a fundraiser for New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

02/14/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Philadelphia’s Vincent Hughes, ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Three Key Priorities For PA Legislative Democrats In New Session

Minority Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature say job creation, education and transportation funding will be their top priorities in the new session that begins in January.

12/05/2012

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New Jersey Governor Christie Files To Seek Re-Election

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has filed papers to seek re-election next year, while enjoying a popularity surge due to his hands-on response to Superstorm Sandy.

11/26/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie.  Credit: Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

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