Politicial Analysts See A Kenney Endorsement As Signal That Some Issues Trump RaceKenney, who is white, nabbed the endorsement of a group of African-American political leaders known as the Northwest Coalition over rival Anthony Wiliams, who is black.
Pa. AG Kane's Refusal To Defend Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Law Not UnexpectedOn Thursday, Kane announced she will not defend the state's ban on gay and lesbian marriages from a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and a local law firm.
Santorum's Bow-Out Means Rush of Dollars From Pa. EconomyThe dust had barely settled from Santorum's announcement before Romney's people were pulling the plug on TV and radio commercials.
Philadelphia Analysts Unsure of Arc of GOP Presidential PrimariesThe idea, says St. Joseph's University political science professor Randall Miller, would be to coalesce the conservatives behind Santorum.
Philadelphia Mayor Facing Underdog In Bid For 2nd Term In his first bid for mayor, then-city councilman Michael Nutter swept to victory by better than a 4-to-1 margin over Republican business leader Al Taubenberger in a mild-mannered affair that ended with Taubenberger introducing his opponent as mayor-elect the next day.
Pa. Could Lose Seats In Congress After Census ResultsA census report due out today will likely weaken Pennsylvania's congressional clout and perhaps make it more difficult for Democrats to be elected.