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Author Creates Manual Aimed At Helping Political Parties Compromise On Key Issues

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.

07/07/2013

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Medicaid Expansion On Hold For Summer In Pennsylvania

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.

07/03/2013

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Summer Brings No Break For Simmering Political Debate

The big issue is education funding, or lack thereof.

06/16/2013

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NJ Democrats Too Divided To Press Gov. Christie On Guns

New Jersey Democrats have an election-year issue that could make Gov. Chris Christie squirm — but they’ve been too divided so far to use it to their advantage.

05/05/2013

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Philadelphia City Controller Candidates Blast Each Other During Hour-Long Debate

It has been an angry contest where incumbent Alan Butkovitz is being challenged by Brett Mandel and Mark Zecca.

05/05/2013

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Deadline To Register For Pa. Primary Fast Approaching

April 22nd may seem far away, but it gives voters just 20 days to get those applications in.

04/02/2013

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Governor Christie Picks Up Latino Group Endorsement

Republican Gov. Chris Christie has picked up the endorsement of a major Latino group that backed Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine in the last election.

02/28/2013

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Analysis: The Attorney General Vs. The Governor In Pennsylvania

This past week brought major developments in the local political scene.

02/16/2013

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Penn Gets $25M Gift For Politics, Economics Departments

The University of Pennsylvania has received $25 million to create a new home for its departments of political science and economics.

02/04/2013

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Watchdog Group Releases Results Of Election Day Survey On Voter ID Law

The voting rights watchdog, Committee of Seventy, released the results of its Election Day survey on Voter ID.

01/27/2013

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Analysis: Most Americans Optimistic About Obama’s Second Term

As the President gets sworn in to a second term on Monday; a take on the pulse of the American public

01/19/2013

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Christie: Relationship With Senate Pres ‘Fine’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still loves state Senate President Steve Sweeney despite the Democrat’s assertion that Superstorm Sandy provided political cover for his failed economic policies.

01/09/2013

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113th U.S. Congress Sworn In; Boehner Re-Elected

The 113th Congress convened on Thursday, with its newest members being sworn in. In addition, they also re-elected John Boehner as the Speaker of the House.

01/03/2013

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Analysis: Decision Time Approaching For Christie

This has been a busy year for the governor of New Jersey, but there may be some tension-filled times ahead.

11/26/2012

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Book Captures ‘Mark Twain’s Tale Of Today’

Many people quote Twain, says Donald Tiffany Bliss, but few understand how influential he was as an author, commentator and provocateur.

11/18/2012

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