Gov. Thornburgh Statement PA Unemployment
Posted 04/18/2014

HARRISBURG, PA – Former United States Attorney General and Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh today released the following statement regarding the latest unemployment report showing that Pennsylvania’s jobless rate continues to improve under Governor Tom Corbett’s leadership. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Lab...

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Senate rejects Obama nominee who helped fight death penalty for Abu-Jamal
Posted 03/07/2014

WASHINGTON - Mumia Abu-Jamal, a name that for more than three decades has stirred emotional divisions in Philadelphia and across oceans, was at the center of a stunning defeat for President Obama on Wednesday as the Senate blocked a presidential nominee who had worked on the convicted cop killer's death penalty appeal.

By a 52-47 vote, Republi...

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Cawley talks liquor, fracking, saving Pa. military bases
Posted 03/04/2014

HARRISBURG — Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley has a busy agenda to tackle this year, from renewing talks to privatize the state’s Prohibition-Era liquor system, to squashing claims that Marcellus Shale drillers aren’t the responsible job creators his administration claims they are.

With the gubernatorial election approaching, he’ll also...

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Toomey and Williams: The Justice Nominee and The Cop Killer
Posted 02/27/2014


In the coming weeks, the Senate will consider the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's civil-rights division. There are those who object to the nominee on various grounds, and others who defend him. We raise concerns here about only one issue: Mr. Ade...

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Corbett Ad: PA Is Open For Business
Posted 02/24/2014

The Corbett campaign released it's second ad of the 2014 cycle this week, be sure to check it out here 

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