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Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.


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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: What’s Going On At The RNC

In the campaign, the voices of the Republican Party are speaking out.


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Analysis: How Does Ryan Help Team Romney

Republican Party leaders were calling for a bold move on Vice President and Mitt Romney followed their lead.


Philly Election Officials Take Up GOP Complaints

Gov. Tom Corbett and his administration haven’t produced an example of what he meant when he said some Pennsylvania precincts have voted at “over 100 percent,” but complaints by the state Republican Party about voting in Philadelphia suggest he may be right.


(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: Arlen Specter On The Demise Of Government

The former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter has taken aim at the people he calls the “Cannibal” – damaging American government.


members of Legislative Reapportionment Commission confer in Harrisburg. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania GOP May Ditch The Idea Of A Delayed April Primary

It appears that Republican leaders of the GOP-controlled state Senate are abandoning the idea of delaying the April 24th Pennsylvania primary as wrangling continues over the shape of new state House and Senate districts.


Rick Santorum (left) has a big lead over Mitt Romney in early polls. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Early Polls Show Santorum Leads Romney By A Wide Margin In Pennsylvania

A new poll shows Rick Santorum surging among Republican voters in Pennsylvania in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.


Rick Santorum hopes to steal some votes from GOP favorite Mitt Romney in Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Santorum Picking Up Steam In Iowa

After a year of campaigning, the caucus-goers of Iowa are getting to vote. The Pennsylvania connection to this campaign could be a game changer.


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Tiny Hummelstown, Pa. Ready To Bask In Its Newt Gingrich Connection

Hummelstown, Pa. is a tiny burg of less than 5,000 residents and the childhood home of Newt Gingrich.


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Part 4: Politics & The Economy

The economy seems stalled, and at least one expert thinks it will likely stay that way for a while.


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Poll Finds Pennsylvanians Opposed To Electoral Vote Apportioning

A new poll suggests that Pennsylvania voters are cool to the idea of changing the way the state awards its electoral votes in presidential elections.


(Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann talks with supporters during a campaign stop in Raymond, NH on Tuesday.  AP photo by Jim Cole)

New Survey Indicates GOP Voters Awaiting Better Choices For 2012

The newest CBS News poll offering an early look at Campaign 2012 is a real eye opener.


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Christie Agrees To Repay New Jersey For Personal Copter Trips

New Jersey governor Chris Christie says he will repay the state for the cost of Tuesday’s state police helicopter ride to his eldest son’s baseball game in North Jersey, and for other personal uses.


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Despite Disavowals, Christie Meets With GOP Leaders Pitching Presidential Run

New Jersey governor Chris Christie keeps on saying he won’t run for president next year, but that’s apparently not stopping Republicans from asking him to reconsider.