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Capitol attack gives corporate donors sudden conscience; will it last?

Protesters and their political enablers have been funded by corporate millions. The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol interrupted some of the money flow. Will it resume?

Gov. Wolf doubles the amount of Pennsylvania Guard members sent to help in Washington

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday he was sending about 1,000 more to help with the inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden on Wednesday.

Gov. Wolf doubles the amount of Pennsylvania Guard members sent to help in Washington

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday he was sending about 1,000 more to help with the inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden on Wednesday.

Sen. Bob Casey calls for immediate impeachment trial; Pa., N.J. authorities ready for threats to state capitals this weekend

And at least 21,000 National Guard troops, some of them armed, are coming to Washington as officials prepare for potential violence at Joe Biden's inauguration in five days.

Sen. Bob Casey calls for immediate impeachment trial; Pa., N.J. authorities ready for threats to state capitals this weekend

And at least 21,000 National Guard troops, some of them armed, are coming to Washington as officials prepare for potential violence at Joe Biden's inauguration in five days.

A Pa. election probe that Trump falsely touted as a sign of vote-rigging ended without charges

Federal prosecutors found “insufficient evidence” of a crime in an election investigation that Trump and his allies repeatedly touted as a sign of vote-rigging in Pennsylvania.

A Pa. election probe that Trump falsely touted as a sign of vote-rigging ended without charges

Federal prosecutors found “insufficient evidence” of a crime in an election investigation that Trump and his allies repeatedly touted as a sign of vote-rigging in Pennsylvania.
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Will Biden’s working-class Pa. roots help him heal our divided nation? | Opinion

The son of Scranton has much to do in his early days in office.

Retired Delco firefighter and Del. man with Confederate flag arrested in connection with Capitol riot; Pa. lawmaker will prosecute Trump’s Senate case

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a quick impeachment trial in the Senate, essentially assuring it takes place after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Philly DA’s Office detective has his gun taken away after saying he’s ‘ready to go to war’ over ‘rigged’ election

A major crimes detective with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has been placed on restricted duty for posting that he’s “ready to go to war” over the false claims of a rigged election.

Virginia men arrested for gun offenses during Philly vote count face new election-interference charges

Prosecutors charged Joshua Macias and Antonio LaMotta, who came to Philadelphia voting center with guns and ammo during the counting, with attempting to to interfere with an election.

A former Philly insurance executive is eyeing a run for Pennsylvania governor

Daniel J. Hilferty, the former CEO of Independence Health Group, has been calling potential donors and gauging interest among supporters for a prospective Republican candidacy.

State capitals are preparing for unrest after far-right threats, and residents are dreading it: ‘I feel like I’ve been held hostage’

Law enforcement in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey are bracing for violence following a rare bulletin put out by the FBI Monday indicating armed demonstrations are planned at all 50 state capitals.

Retired Delco firefighter accused of injuring officers and a Del. man who paraded a Confederate flag are charged in the Capitol riot

Robert Sanford, a Chester Fire Department veteran, allegedly lobbed a fire extinguisher officers' heads. Kevin Seefried and his son Hunter of Delaware, breached the Capitol building early.

House impeaches Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection;’ Senate trial likely won’t happen before he leaves office

Ten Republicans joined Democrats in the vote, which came a week after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol at the incitement of the president in an effort to overturn the election.

Conor Lamb isn’t sure he can work with ‘morally blind’ Republicans who tried to overturn the election

“It’s going to be very difficult to reason with them,” the moderate Democrat from Southwestern Pennsylvania said of Republicans who voted to overturn the election even after the Capitol attack.

Judge dismisses claim that Delaware County violated rules for poll watchers in the presidential election

The challenge, filed in late December, lacks a "scintilla of legal merit," the judge wrote in his ruling.

Pence says he won’t invoke 25th Amendment; SEPTA investigating 7 officers who were in D.C. during riot; security increased at Pa. Capitol

In Washington, D.C., a prosecutor said more than 170 case files had been opened in the investigation into the "egregious conduct" that occurred at the Capitol last week.

Corporations recoil from eight Pa. GOP vote ‘objectors,’ suspending their money

In the aftermath of violence last week, about three dozen firms have taken steps to suspend campaign donations. An Inquirer analysis looks at the impact on the Pennsylvania congressional delegation.

Philadelphia police take Det. Jennifer Gugger’s gun amid investigation of her attendance at the D.C. Trump rally

Gugger, 51, had already been reassigned from her position as a background checker for police recruits.

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