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Do those born in the U.S. deserve citizenship? The Federalist Society thinks it’s debatable

The national group best known as the farm league for Republican federal judges is holding a debate at the Pyramid Club on Monday evening about whether people born in the U.S.A. still deserve to be citizens.

‘Political stunt’ or ethics reform? Delaware County Council spars over status quo in the suburbs

Party lines have been drawn in a debate over whether to hold policy hearings about the county's ethics code.

‘Political stunt’ or ethics reform? Delaware County Council spars over status quo in the suburbs

Party lines have been drawn in a debate over whether to hold policy hearings about the county's ethics code.

Pa. working to pass a $34B budget this month. These are the issues dominating talks.

Few in the Capitol appear stressed over the annual horse-trading ritual. This year, there is more money — revenues are running more than $800 million higher than projected — and more realism. But there are still key policy disagreements.

Pa. working to pass a $34B budget this month. These are the issues dominating talks.

Few in the Capitol appear stressed over the annual horse-trading ritual. This year, there is more money — revenues are running more than $800 million higher than projected — and more realism. But there are still key policy disagreements.

How did Tracey Gordon oust a longtime incumbent? Don't know. Her story's apparently 'too big for local news.'

Gordon’s camp says she has “a national story.” to tell. But try getting her to show up for an interview.

How did Tracey Gordon oust a longtime incumbent? Don't know. Her story's apparently 'too big for local news.'

Gordon’s camp says she has “a national story.” to tell. But try getting her to show up for an interview.
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In Philly, Jill Biden says she doesn’t want her granddaughters fighting same fights ‘we’ve already won’

In the 15-minute speech, Dr. Jill Biden said the campaign has started to restore her faith lost after her son, Beau Biden, died of brain cancer.

Opinion

‘It is quite a story,’ says Daylin Leach. He’s right. | John Baer

The story of Sen. Daylin Leach is full of allegations, calls for his resignation, a controversial summary report of a Senate investigation and more. But where does it go from here?

Calls in Pa. Capitol keep coming for Sen. Daylin Leach to resign

Leach continues to defend himself from what he has called fictional or exaggerated accounts of his behavior involving women. He said he plans to remain in office.

Trump tweets Comcast vitriol at MSNBC and NBC. And then calls Comcast-owned CNBC to push agenda.

During his presidency, Trump has criticized Comcast for its economic power and its news operations as fake news.

Will Army save Pa. helicopter jobs? House acts to save Chinook upgrades in Ridley

Military leaders want the Army to move away from older technologies like the Chinook to meet new threats.

To sell or not sell? Pa.’s taxpayer-funded lieutenant governor’s mansion could hit the market

Pennsylvania is the only state that owns and maintains a residence for its second-in-command.

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In Congress, strong backing for Boeing’s Chinook, but Army prefers newer tools for war

Military leaders want the Army to move away from older technologies like the Chinook.

Opinion

It’s Pa. budget season. All Philly can do is hope for the best. | John Baer

Philly lawmakers face an uphill fight in seeking a hike in the minimum wage and saving a grant program for some of the city's most vulnerable citizens.

Strong cash flow smooths budget work, but not Wolf’s agenda

With strong tax collections oiling the gears, Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers are working under the hood of a new spending plan as they head into the final weeks before lawmakers break for summer

Two more Democratic Party leaders call on Sen. Daylin Leach to resign, citing ‘troubling behavior’

Leach, a longtime legislator from Montgomery County, has said he believes a law firm's review of allegations against him “absolved me of false charges made against me."

Democratic Pa. Senate leader calls on Sen. Daylin Leach to resign, citing investigation

A report described “a lengthy pattern of troubling behavior spanning several years regarding Senator Leach’s interactions with a number of women.”

VP Mike Pence visits Pa., urging Republicans to help deliver the state for Trump again

“Do everything Pennsylvania did the last time around and then some,” Pence told about 350 people at a fundraising dinner at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg.

No, Pa. Supreme Court says, candidates can’t be nominated by multiple parties

A Democratic state representative from Philly had challenged the state’s ban, but the Supreme Court ruled 4-3 to uphold it.

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