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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

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Area Politicians Concerned About Next Year’s Outlook

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.

10/19/2013

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Analysis: Politicians Crossing Party Lines, Raising Money For Opposition In Pa., N.J.

Every poll suggests that Americans are fed up with divisive government, but, in the summer of 2013, there appears to be a thaw.

07/13/2013

Illegal Gifts

Laws in every state prevent some people from accepting gifts.

01/25/2013

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Pennsylvania Electoral College Bill On Hold

The push to change the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections appears to have stalled.

11/27/2011

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Female Politicians Get Higher Marks Than Men In Latest NJ Poll

Eighty percent of poll respondents said male politicians would be more likely than females to produce a sex scandal while in office.

08/18/2011