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'Give Us Some Time To Grieve' Chief Says About Cop Killed By Fellow Officer

AP | CHANNING JOSEPH and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A veteran San Francisco Bay Area transit police sergeant who was fatally shot by another officer during a search knew the dan...

Bob Casey Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Bob Casey is projected to hold on to his Senate seat in Pennsylvania, Fox News and NBC projected. The Democratic incumbent defeated Republican chal...

Jason Linkins

Casey Faces Welch In Pennsylvania Senate Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In Pennsylvania, incumbent Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is battling Tom Smith, a former Democrat and coal mine owner whose political career has been, up ...

Pennsylvania Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Bob Casey vs. Tom Smith

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Casey/Smith US Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way? The Campus Election Enga...

Right-Leaning Group Unleashes Harsh Attack On Dem Candidate

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching television and radio ads against Democratic Sen. Bob Casey in a Pennsylvania race that Republi...

Band Bites: Social Studies

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 12.31.2012 | Home
Jill Donenfeld

With a Frenchman in the crew who insists that a meal must include everyone sitting down together, this band rates high on the bite chart. Their second album, Developer, is dreamy.

Remedial Women's Studies: The 2012 Republican Party

Margie Omero | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

Think this year's political focus on women's issues is just some overblown hype fueled by a few rogue Akins and Mourdocks? Think again. I sorted through binders full of Republican candidates, and found a real pattern.

WATCH: Politicians Make Outrageous Statements About Rape

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

In the wake of Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's remarks over the summer that in cases of "legitimate rape," a woman's body is able to ...

Tea Party Favorite Attacked

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Democratic political action committee began running TV ads in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to boost Democratic Sen. Bob Casey's reelec...

Big Cash Flying Everywhere In Key Senate Races

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican candidates for the Senate in conservative-leaning states generally outraised their Democratic opponents in the latest fundrai...

Laura Bassett

GOP Senate Candidate Makes Another Sexist Remark | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Tom Smith, the Republican Senate candidate from Pennsylvania who said earlier this week that pregnancy from rape was similar to "having a baby out of ...

Laura Bassett

GOP Candidate Compares Pregnancy From Rape To What? | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Trying to distance himself from the "legitimate rape" comment that Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) made last week, Pennsylvania Senate candidate Tom Smith (R) ...

Teacher Will Not Be Punished For Likening Obama Policy To Nazi Germany

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Education

ROARING SPRING, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania school district says a teacher was exercising his First Amendment rights during a speech in which he drew parall...

John Celock

GOP Candidate Says He Missed Obama-Hitler Remark | John Celock | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

The Republican Party's U.S. Senate nominee in Pennsylvania has retracted his praise for a Tea Party member who compared President Barack Obama to Adol...

John Celock

Senate Hopeful Praises Tea Party Leader's Shocking Obama Comparison | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

The Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania praised a local Tea Party member who had just compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler dur...

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...

Bitter Primaries Hurting GOP Chances In Key States

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida. School pro...

Democratic Senator Faces Challengers In Pennsylvania

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Five Pennsylvania Republicans face off on Tuesday for the chance to run against Democrat...

Belief In God Grows As Mortality Nears, Survey Says

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Religion

CHICAGO, April 18 (Reuters) - Belief in God is highest among older people and increases with age, perhaps due to the growing realization that death ...

Elected D.C. Students Begin to Bridge Representation Gap

Stefanie Dazio | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stefanie Dazio

Come Jan. 5, 2011, congressmen will be back in school, learning how to read bills. Across town, another freshman has a similar agenda -- but add homework to his list.

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.