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Pennsylvania Primary: One Statewide Race But Many Local Races

While leaders of both parties focus on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s expected 2014 re-election campaign, voters across the state also will be choosing nominees for local judgeships, municipal offices and school boards.

04/20/2013

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Tom Knox Won’t Run For Pa. Governor, Considering Another Phila. Mayoral Run

Democrat Knox says he’s “making it clear” that he will not be a candidate for governor but is instead “seriously considering” a run for mayor of Philadelphia.

04/04/2013

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Governor Corbett’s Approval Rating Hits New Low In Latest Poll

Governor Corbett’s job approval ratings hit some record lows in a new poll released today by Franklin and Marshall College.

02/07/2013

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Pa. Governor Corbett To Unveil Budget Today

Governor Corbett today will also roll out his plan to address the rising costs of state and school employee pensions. And he’s expected to propose lifting the cap on gasoline taxes at the wholesale level when he outlines a long-awaited proposal to raise new money for transportation projects.

02/05/2013

(Gov. Tom Corbett -- File photo by Tony Romeo)

Right To Work Battle In Pa.?

Several conservative lawmakers have introduced a package of bills to outlaw compulsory union membership, but the odds are against Pennsylvania becoming the next right-to-work battleground state.

01/28/2013

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Terry Madonna Criticizes Proposal To Outsource Lottery Contract

A Canadian company owns a British company that would operate Pennsylvania’s lottery,” Madonna explains.

01/24/2013

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2012 Year in Review: New Pa. Attorney General Elected on Promise of Sandusky Probe

Since Tom Corbett became governor, polls showed that many Pennsylvania voters questioned why Penn State pedophile Jerry Sandusky wasn’t arrested sooner, while Corbett was running the Sandusky investigation.

12/28/2012

Gun enthusiasts come and go at a gun show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Analyst Sees Little Support For Stronger Gun Laws In Pa.

A prominent political analyst does not see the tragedy in Connecticut as likely to produce major movement toward gun control laws in Pennsylvania.

12/18/2012

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Bruce Castor Eyes Possible 2014 Primary Challenge To Gov. Corbett

A Republican who opposed Tom Corbett when he was elected attorney general in 2004 says he may take on now-governor Tom Corbett in the 2014 GOP primary.

12/05/2012

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Corbett Not Concerned About Recent Polls Suggesting Re-Election May Be Tough

Governor Tom Corbett downplays polls that suggest his popularity with voters is lagging.

12/02/2012

(A sign outside a Penndot office advertises the availability of voter ID cards which the law, later delayed, would have required on Election Day.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Pa. Pollster Sees Little Election Impact From State’s Voter ID Controversy

Franklin & Marshall College pollster Terry Madonna believes the success that Democratic candidates enjoyed in Pennsylvania was more about political organization than it was about voter ID backlash.

11/07/2012

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Analysis: Red County Vs. Blue County In Pennsylvania

For both parties, it’s a fight to the finish.

11/04/2012

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New Poll Shows Romney With Momentum In Pennsylvania

A new Franklin and Marshall Poll shows that Republican Mitt Romney is now within striking distance of President Obama in Pennsylvania.

10/31/2012

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Pa. Legislature Wraps Up With No Action On Liquor Store Privatization

Pennsylvania lawmakers have wrapped up another two-year session without action on privatizing liquor sales. That may not bode well for supporters of the idea.

10/19/2012

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 6, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

New Poll Shows Pennsylvania Remains Firmly In Obama Camp

A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows President Obama with a comfortable lead in Pennsylvania.

09/26/2012

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