President Barack Obama
After getting a blast from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the leadership of the US House has promised a vote today on an initial $9.7 billion aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators, Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, voted in favor of the deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” although Toomey did so reluctantly.
He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls left President Barack Obama, like so many others, reaching for words. Alone on a spare stage after the worst single day of his presidency, the commander in chief was a parent in grief.
The approval means the young woman gets a chance to create a life in America outside of the shadows.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has put a price tag on the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy.
President Obama won last week’s election with an electoral landslide, largely because of the Latino vote. Philadelphia has a large Latino population and they’re hoping immigration reform will be a top priority.
Big political moves underway and a possible area for compromise.
Congressman Bob Brady joined local labor leaders on Thursday to demand that his colleagues act to spare federal programs.
Democratic campaign workers erupted in jubilation Tuesday night as the TV screen at President Barack Obama’s Philadelphia headquarters showed the president with enough electoral votes to be re-elected.
Ten years ago, Montgomery County was considered a Republican stronghold, but on Tuesday it was the Democrats who had the advantage across the county.
An election night watch party at the Crane Arts building in Kensington doubled as an interactive political art installation.
The National Constitution Center gave youngsters – below the legal voting age – a chance to register their preferences in Tuesday’s presidential election.
Both sides are looking for Pennsylvania’s critical 20 electoral votes.
The fight to win Pennsylvania brought former President Bill Clinton to the battleground state on Monday, as he campaigned in the state’s biggest cities to help Democrats try to fend off an aggressive, last-ditch attempt by Republicans to capture its prized 20 electoral votes.
Mitt Romney campaigned hard in Bucks County yesterday and now Bill Clinton follows up in Philadelphia and Montgomery County. So, what’s happening a day away from the election?
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