Several Democrats, including Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey and Delaware’s Chris Coons, joined Republicans in the Senate Wednesday afternoon in quashing President Obama’s pick for a key post in the Justice Department.
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.
A record number of Americans are identifying politically as “Independents”…and a record low number say they’re Republicans.
US Airways was also fined $1.2 million for failing to provide adequate wheelchair access to passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C.
No political seat is considered a safe seat. That’s the message being conveyed by area Republican leaders to moderate regional congressman Jon Runyan, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick and Jim Gerlach.
Just hours before the midnight deadline, a deal is struck.
That’s according to Public Policy Polling, which released the results of its latest survey following the government shutdown.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary, Ellen Ferretti, reminds all Pennsylvanians that state parks and forests are open for business as usual despite the government shut down.
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.
With all the fears that Superstorm Sandy created, here’s one that never materialized: huge tax increases to make up for property destroyed along the coastlines of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
Philadelphia’s firefighting efforts are getting a little help from Washington.
The political divide in the U.S. has created gridlock in the nation’s capital, with immigration reform and the sequester among the matters stuck. But there is a glimmer of a movement to find compromise.
Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania is on hold for the summer as the state Senate backed away from its standoff with the House on the issue.
Natural disasters cost every one of us, even if we’re not hit by a hurricane or tornado and someone has added up the bill.
A new Gallup poll released on Thursday shows that just 10% of Americans have faith in the United States Congress.