Long-awaited inspector general report on FBI’s Russia investigation set to be made public

A long-awaited Justice Department inspector general's report examining the FBI's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia is expected to be released Monday, clearing the bureau's top leaders of conservatives' most serious allegations while providing some fodder

Confidential documents reveal U.S. officials failed to tell truth about war in Afghanistan

For nearly two decades, U.S. leaders have sounded a constant refrain: We are making progress. They were not, and they knew it.

Confidential documents reveal U.S. officials failed to tell truth about war in Afghanistan

For nearly two decades, U.S. leaders have sounded a constant refrain: We are making progress. They were not, and they knew it.

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Did U.S. steal $300 billion from investors in ‘coercive’ takeover of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac?

The allegations are so sensitive that thousands of supporting documents and even part of the lawsuit have been blacked out at the government’s request.
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Did U.S. steal $300 billion from investors in ‘coercive’ takeover of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac?

The allegations are so sensitive that thousands of supporting documents and even part of the lawsuit have been blacked out at the government’s request.

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House mounts an aggressive attack on the proceedings.

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House mounts an aggressive attack on the proceedings.
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Everyone’s talking about Pennsylvania’s big 2022 elections. Just don’t ask the candidates.

There was no shortage of speculation at the Pennsylvania Society gathering in N.Y. about the next big elections on the horizon after 2020: races for governor and U.S. Senate in 2022.

Schumer: Fed workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave

The Senate’s top Democrat says congressional leaders have reached a “real breakthrough” deal giving 12 weeks of paid parental leave to millions of federal workers as part of the annual defense policy bill.

At a packed Pennsylvania Society cocktail party, one guest wanted out. So she was born a month early

Philadelphia lobbyist Jessica Cosme and her husband, political consultant Aren Platt, talked about the name Elouise for their soon-to-be-born daughter as they walked by The Plaza Hotel during Pennsylvania Society. Elouise had a surprise for them: an early arrival.

Delco is going to the Democrats, who plan to cut patronage, open up government

Since last month’s historic election in Delaware County, Democrats have been working to try to smooth their transition to power and to start shaping a new direction for the county.

Think the 2020 Pennsylvania primary won’t matter? Think again.

The sprawling field of presidential candidates, combined with a nominating process that awards delegates on a proportional basis, point to a hotly contested 2020 primary in Pennsylvania.

Norman Berson, 93, longtime state representative and champion of liberal causes

Decades before most politicians took up the issues, Berson pushed legislation in the 1970s that would have protected gay rights and lessened penalties for marijuana possession.

Joe Biden has taken ‘slings and arrows’ but stayed strong for 2020, Ed Rendell says

"Kamala Harris shot up like meteor, shot right back," Rendell continued. "Elizabeth [Warren], shot up like a meteor, shot right back. [Pete] Buttigieg is shooting up, who knows."

House impeachment report looks at abuse, bribery, corruption

As House Democrats preview potential articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, they issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument.

Penn president jokes that Comcast needs to hire 50 people to replace David Cohen

The news that Comcast Senior Vice President David L. Cohen will be stepping back from some of his many duties after almost two decades at the cable giant was all the chatter this weekend at the Pennsylvania Society political retreat in Manhattan.

Mike Turzai is thinking about running for Pennsylvania governor — again

Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, is again flirting with a run for governor after a short-lived campaign in 2017 and 2018.

Cory Booker probably won’t qualify for the next presidential debate. But he says he’s not quitting.

Cory Booker is facing questions about his campaign's viability as he appears likely to miss the December Democratic debate, but says he is hanging in there. He argues the party is in danger of having no presidential candidates of color.

Outsider Kendra Brooks learns how to play the inside game at Pennsylvania Society

After an unprecedented victory as a Philadelphia City Council candidate for the progressive Working Families Party, Brooks, the ultimate outsider, decided it was time to see the ultimate insider event.

Rudy Giuliani returns to Ukraine amid scandal

Former New York mayor's trip to the country at the center of the impeachment scandal sends a brazen signal of disregard for House proceedings.

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