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Pennsylvania Set To Elect First Openly Gay State Lawmaker

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania is set to get its first openly gay state lawmaker after a Democratic state House primary left Brian Sims with an open path to election in...

Could Hillary Save the Day in PA?

David Paleologos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paleologos

The biggest problem for Democrats in November will be getting their supporters out to the polls. Clinton's gas might be able to move the needle on Election Day.

Sam Stein

Specter Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds Of PA Dems Not Committed | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EDITOR'S NOTE: The story below includes references to polling conducted by the firm Research 2000. The reliability and accuracy of Research 2000's pol...

Arlen Specter Remains A Political Survivor A Year After Becoming A Democrat

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Sen. Arlen Specter, who left the Republican Party exactly a year ago to become a Democrat, recently signaled another shift, this on...

Sam Stein

Rendell: Sestak Would "Get Killed" And "Marginalized" If He Runs Against Specter | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell sent an unusually blunt message to prospective senatorial candidate Joe Sestak on Friday, saying that if the congress...

Sam Stein

SEIU: Specter Won't Get Our Support Without Some Work | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Arlen Specter's defection to the Democratic Party was supposed to ease his path towards reelection in 2010. But in a memo to Pennsylvania memb...

Sam Stein

Specter 2010: Democrats To Clear Decks For Primary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sources with knowledge of Sen. Specter's decision to switch political parties say that efforts will be made to ensure that he will not face a primary ...

Feds Raid Contractor With Ties To Pennsylvania Democrat

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal agents on Thursday raided the offices of a Pennsylvania government contractor with close ties to Rep. John P. Murtha, chairman of the powerful...

Beyond the Palin

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

The recent defection of conservative thinkers from the McCain/Palin vision for the country only serves to reinforce the radical nature of the current Republican Party.

Obama's Reverse Coattails

Andy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Rosenberg

An interesting thing has happened in the months since the primary. For a variety of reasons, it is Obama who is being helped by a strong down ticket surge in pivotal regions across the country.

Democratic Voting Rolls Still Climbing In Pennsylvania

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Democrats have pulled way ahead in the Penn. voter rolls as a result of the historic primary. And in Iowa, McCain is spending in areas covered in flood water, where people can't watch TV.

Pennsylvania Results, Video, Polls: Democratic Primary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** PENNSYLVANIA RESULTS: ** 99.44% Reporting Clinton 1,237,696 54.6% Obama 1,029,672 45.4% The latest delegate figures are here, or check out t...

Pennsylvania Primary: Latest News, Polls On Democratic Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** UPDATED 4/22 ** EXIT POLLS: Check over here for the latest coverage of Pennsylvania exit polls. Obama Office Burglarized: An Obama field office i...