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Local Group Fights Corporation without Conscience

Hal Donahue | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Millennials have the courage to confront the corporatocracy. Gilded Age laissez faire capitalism is again failing faster than communism. The question is not if, but rather when. Friends of Lackawanna indicates it will be soon.

Let's Pass the ABLE Act

Sen. Bob Casey | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics
Sen. Bob Casey

Every parent wants their child to have a shot at the American Dream. For the parents of a child affected by a severe disability such as Down Syndrome or autism, that hope for a secure future is no less powerful.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

U.S. Will Continue To Protect Women's Rights In Afghanistan, Senator Vows

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the majority of international troops set to leave Afghanistan this year and anxiety about that country's future growing within the ...

Authorities Stonewall Parents Seeking Details About Son's Road-Rage Killing

Posted 02.03.2014 | Crime

Parents of a Maine man who was chased and fatally shot by another motorist along a Pennsylvania highway want transcripts of his 911 calls released. ...

Democratic Senator Finally Flips On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) announced his support for gay marriage Monday, at last joining the growing number of Democrats to embrace marriage equality ove...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Democrat Pressed To Endorse Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), one of the few Senate Democrats who doesn't back gay marriage, is facing a major push from progressive groups in...

Bob Casey Explains Big Switch On Guns

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) explained his switch in position on gun control during a Monday morning appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," saying he thought ...

U.S. Gets A C-Minus When It Comes To Nation's Children

Posted 10.11.2012 | Education

A joint report by Save the Children and First Focus has awarded the U.S. a C-minus overall grade when it comes to providing for and ensuring education...

GOP Senate Candidate Says 'Hang' Comment Out Of Context

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania Democrats are attacking the Republican U.S. Senate nominee over comments he made at a primary campaign forum where he indicated he wanted...

A Disguised Tax? JEC Report: Health Care Costs Projected To Double for Elderly

Hal Donahue | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

At a roundtable discussion on Friday in Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) unveiled...

Lucia Graves

Biden's 'Republican Tea Party' Remarks Prompt Negative Reactions On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Vice President Joe Biden said the alternative to a Democratically controlled Congress is the "Republican Tea Party," lawmakers on both sides of ...

Lucia Graves

Casey Makes Last Effort To Save Jobs-Creation Program Set To Expire In Two Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Senator Bob Casey joined Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in calling for a one-year extension of a subsidized jobs program, highlighting a lette...

Will Marcy Winograd Pull a Sestak and Beat Jane Harman in the June 8th California Primary?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

A Marcy Winograd win over Jane Harman, akin to Congressional upstart Joe Sestak's win over three decade incumbent Arlen Specter, would further advance the push for change and an end to entitled incumbents.

'Steeler Country' Has Not Forgotten

Michelle Pilecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Pilecki

AP coverage of the Pittsburgh Steelers' visit to the White House omits five special guests: Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper and officers Edward De...

A Military Family Treated Shabbily -- a Demand for Accountability

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Sgt. Ryan Maseth, a highly decorated Army ranger, stepped into the community shower of his Iraq building, reached out to turn on the water and died, a victim of electrocution.

Obama Shores Up Pennsylvania by Rallying Voters in Philly

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

PHILADELPHIA, 11 October -- The community organizer came to the community. Obama barnstormed this city, taking his message directly to the people, sp...