The 19th Amendment Turns 100: Historian Explains How Law Didn't Exactly 'Give Women The Vote'Women could already vote in many states when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, though difficulties in exercising that right persisted.
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.
Poll: Corbett Numbers ‘Stuck’ In Race Against Democrat WolfA new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows Governor Corbett has failed to close the massive gap between him and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.
Tom Wolf Targeted by Trailing Rivals in Dem. Pa. Governor's Race Challengers turned up the heat on frontrunner Tom Wolf this week, during a pair of debates among the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.
Corbett Approval Rating Inches Upward In Latest PollBut Franklin & Marshall Poll director Terry Madonna notes that at just 23 percent, the number of folks who think Corbett is doing a "good" or "excellent" job is still quite low.
Pollster Says Most Pennsylvanians Not Riled Up Over Gay Marriage Issue“Given the health of the economy, given the other economic and fiscal concerns that voters have, I don’t think it’s likely to move center stage .. in the short run,” says Terry Madonna.
Pennsylvania Primary: One Statewide Race But Many Local RacesWhile 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.
Pa. Pollster Sees Little Election Impact From State's Voter ID ControversyFranklin & 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.
Local College Student, Advocate For Immigrants, Wins Prestigious PrizeAkbar Hossain has had to overcome hurdles to get where he is today. He emigrated from Saudi Arabia at age 10 with his family, and is now a junior at Franklin & Marshall.