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PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster
21 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Art Halvorson, who challenged incumbent Rep. Bill Shuster for a Republican nomination for the 9th Congressional District in last week’s primary election, conceded defeat Monday and thanked his supporters. [Read More]
Commentary: Whom to blame for Trump's rise? Commentary: Whom to blame for Trump's rise?
21 hours ago - - CAL THOMAS
Dr. Frankenstein created the monster that bore his name and if Dr. Jekyll had not conducted those experiments in his laboratory, Mr. Hyde would never have emerged to terrorize London. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz fighting for survival in Indiana primary CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz fighting for survival in Indiana primary
21 hours ago -
OSCEOLA, Ind. — Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote today that could effectively end the GOP’s primary season. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Is Hillary right for Republicans? Red-Blue America: Is Hillary right for Republicans?
2 days ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Charles Koch, the Kansas billionaire known for funding right-wing causes with his brother David, created a stir last week by suggesting that Hillary Clinton might be a worthier candidate for president than any remaining of the Republicans. [Read More]
Fears of Trump drive immigrants to become citizens Fears of Trump drive immigrants to become citizens
2 days ago -
MIAMI — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump plays the man card Commentary: Trump plays the man card
2 days ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Republicans have often been indignant at being portrayed as waging a “war on women,” and the rhetoric sometimes was, indeed, a bit over the top. Until Donald Trump showed up. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump looks to knock Cruz out of race CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump looks to knock Cruz out of race
2 days ago -
LA PORTE, Ind. — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The first vs. the best qualified Letter to the Editor: The first vs. the best qualified
3 days ago -
The 2016 election cycle is in full force. There’s no escaping the debates, town halls, commentary, discussions, arguments, advocacy and polls. But no matter what information is presented to you, it all comes down to a decision only you can make. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Cruz-Fiorina: good idea, bad timing POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Cruz-Fiorina: good idea, bad timing
3 days ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Most saw it as a desperate act by a desperate candidate. The New York Times referred to it as “the political equivalent of a student pulling a fire alarm to avoid an exam.” [Read More]
Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season
3 days ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump’s supporters all use the same words to describe his appeal: He’s real. He’s authentic. He tells it like it is. [Read More]
Commentary: The wrath of the conned Commentary: The wrath of the conned
3 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Maybe we need a new cliche: It ain’t over until Carly Fiorina sings. Anyway, it really is over — definitively on the Democratic side, with high probability on the Republican side. And the results couldn’t be more different. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Truth exposed about both political parties Letter to the Editor: Truth exposed about both political parties
3 days ago -
It is sad the truth exposed by Patrick Mattingly applies equally to Democrats. It has become increasingly evident that we have developed a third class: the political class, whose only consistent allegiance is to the possession of power, status and economic advantage. [Read More]
Contested convention in 1976 proved how ugly it can get Contested convention in 1976 proved how ugly it can get
3 days ago -
GREENVILLE, Miss. — Clarke Reed and Billy Mounger still sound like they want to spit when they talk about each other — 40 years after the contested Republican National Convention where the Mississippi delegation split between President Gerald Ford and smooth-talking Ronald Reagan. [Read More]
Commentary: If not Trump, what? Commentary: If not Trump, what?
4 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Donald Trump now looks set to be the Republican presidential nominee. So for those of us appalled by this prospect — what are we supposed to do? [Read More]
Commentary: Getting ready to 'lose with Cruz' Commentary: Getting ready to 'lose with Cruz'
4 days ago - - CYNTHIA M. ALLEN
I recently saw a political cartoon that quite accurately portrays the way many Americans seem to feel about the 2016 election cycle. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: State delegates voice support for Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: State delegates voice support for Trump
4 days ago -
HARRISBURG — A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP’s presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton team prepares for fall race CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton team prepares for fall race
4 days ago -
WASHINGTON — Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks. [Read More]
Congressional GOP starting to accept Trump Congressional GOP starting to accept Trump
5 days ago -
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are beginning to accept, and even embrace, an outcome that was once unthinkable: Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee. [Read More]
Former speaker Boehner: Cruz is 'Lucifer in the flesh' Former speaker Boehner: Cruz is 'Lucifer in the flesh'
5 days ago -
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh.” [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Trump adds Pennsylvania delegates PRIMARY 2016: Trump adds Pennsylvania delegates
6 days ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A day after sweeping five primaries, Donald Trump kept rolling Wednesday, picking up endorsements from an additional 33 delegates in Pennsylvania to give him a total of 80 percent of the number of delegates needed to win the Republican nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz chooses Fiorina as running mate CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz chooses Fiorina as running mate
6 days ago -
WASHINGTON — An astonishing Republican presidential primary season has taken another unusual turn, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announcing Carly Fiorina as his running mate — even though he’s mathematically unable to become the GOP nominee through the regular voting process. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: County follows state in presidential balloting PRIMARY 2016: County follows state in presidential balloting
6 days ago -
Presidential preference voting in Indiana County mirrored Pennsylvania results in the primary election on Tuesday. Here are the Indiana County totals: [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Shuster survives Halvorson's challenge PRIMARY 2016: Shuster survives Halvorson's challenge
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
Rep. Bill Shuster for a second time Tuesday held off challenger Art Halvorson and won a Republican nomination for the 9th Congressional District seat. Halvorson had also tried unsuccessfully to unseat Shuster in the 2014 primary election. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Turnout brisk across Indiana County PRIMARY 2016: Turnout brisk across Indiana County
1 week ago - - SEAN YODER
Some Democratic ballots across multiple precincts in Indiana County on Tuesday omitted one of the delegates to the national convention committed to Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Vote totals Tuesday pave way for November PRIMARY 2016: Vote totals Tuesday pave way for November
1 week ago -
There were a number of uncontested races on the ballot Tuesday for voters in both major parties, and some of them set up contests in the November general election. [Read More]
Commentary: The 8 a.m. phone call Commentary: The 8 a.m. phone call
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Back in 2008, one of the ads Hillary Clinton ran during the contest for the Democratic nomination featured an imaginary scene in which the White House phone rings at 3 a.m. with news of a foreign crisis, and asked, “Who do you want answering that phone?” [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Rafferty, Shapiro to face off for attorney general PRIMARY 2016: Rafferty, Shapiro to face off for attorney general
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG — A state senator and county commissioner from the same suburban Philadelphia county will vie this fall for the seat being vacated by embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: McGinty earns Democrats' nomination for Senate PRIMARY 2016: McGinty earns Democrats' nomination for Senate
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG — Democrats in Pennsylvania have gone with their party establishment’s choice for a U.S. Senate candidate and rejected an ex-congressman who six years ago nearly won the office. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Indicted congressman loses seat in Philadelphia
1 week ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Indicted Pennsylvania congressman Chaka Fattah, facing his first primary fight in two decades, has lost the Democratic primary just before the start of his federal corruption trial. [Read More]
Commentary: What Trump won't change Commentary: What Trump won't change
1 week ago - - BYRON YORK
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is in the middle of a much-discussed reworking. There’s a lot of reworking to do. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Pennsylvania winners drew votes from across spectrum PRIMARY 2016: Pennsylvania winners drew votes from across spectrum
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came away big winners in Pennsylvania’s presidential primaries Tuesday. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton press closer to general election showdown PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton press closer to general election showdown
1 week ago -
With five convincing victories in hand, Donald Trump strengthened his grip on the Republican primary race and pushed close to a general election showdown with Hillary Clinton. The Democratic front-runner is now 90 percent of the way to her party's nomination after four solid victories. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton win Pennsylvania; Democrats tap McGinty for Senate PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton win Pennsylvania; Democrats tap McGinty for Senate
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came away big winners in Pennsylvania's presidential primaries Tuesday, as Democrats backed their party establishment's choice for U.S. Senate and an indicted Philadelphia-area congressman lost his bid for a 12th term. [Read More]
Trump sweeps 5 states, Clinton wins 4 Trump sweeps 5 states, Clinton wins 4
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump scored a five-state East Coast sweep Tuesday to embolden his hopes of clinching the Republican presidential nomination without a catfight at the convention. [Read More]
Trump, Clinton claim early victories in Northeast primaries Trump, Clinton claim early victories in Northeast primaries
1 week ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Republican Donald Trump swept to easy victories Tuesday in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania primaries, keeping the brash billionaire on his narrow path to the GOP nomination. [Read More]
Delegate candidate's name reported missing from some ballots Delegate candidate's name reported missing from some ballots
1 week ago -
Some Democratic ballots across multiple precincts in Indiana County today omitted the name of the one of the delegates to the national convention, Madeline Snyder, of Green County. [Read More]
Some voters delayed by ballot problem Some voters delayed by ballot problem
1 week ago - - SEAN YODER
Some Democratic paper ballots are being rejected by ballot-reading machines in Indiana County due to a printing error, according to Chief County Clerk Robin Maryai. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Voters in Pennsylvania head to polls PRIMARY 2016: Voters in Pennsylvania head to polls
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG — Attention is shifting from a well-worn campaign trail to the voting booths as Pennsylvanians cast ballots today on presidential primary contests, including the first competitive Republican primary in decades, and races for Congress and state offices. [Read More]
Commentary: No honeymoon for 2016 victor Commentary: No honeymoon for 2016 victor
1 week ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
The presidential primaries are a long way from over, but they’ve already produced an unhappy paradox: Both parties appear headed toward nominating the two most unpopular candidates in the country. [Read More]
Commentary: The felon vote Commentary: The felon vote
1 week ago - - CAL THOMAS
Thanks to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia may now register to vote. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton look for sweep of Northeast states PRIMARY 2016: Trump, Clinton look for sweep of Northeast states
1 week ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump is aiming for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries today, including Pennsylvania, with his rivals pinning their hopes of stopping the Republican front-runner on a fragile coordination strategy in the next rounds of voting. [Read More]
Here's what's at stake in Pennsylvania primary Here's what's at stake in Pennsylvania primary
1 week ago -
On Tuesday, Pennsylvania voters will cast ballots in primary elections for president, Congress, state attorney general and the state Legislature. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Kasich team up in attempt to halt Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Kasich team up in attempt to halt Trump
1 week ago -
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Donald Trump’s rivals are joining forces to deny him the necessary delegates to win the Republican presidential nomination, the latest display of strife in a convulsive 2016 GOP race. [Read More]
Delegate math: How Tuesday could close the door on Sanders bid Delegate math: How Tuesday could close the door on Sanders bid
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton can’t win enough delegates on Tuesday to officially knock Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, but she can erase any lingering honest doubts about whether she’ll soon be the Democratic nominee. [Read More]
Commentary: Ending myth of 'crooked Hillary' Commentary: Ending myth of 'crooked Hillary'
1 week ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
After the New York primary, the betting websites are giving Hillary Clinton about a 94 percent chance of being the Democratic nominee, and Donald Trump a 66 percent chance of ending up as the Republican nominee. [Read More]
Commentary: It does matter for whom you vote Commentary: It does matter for whom you vote
1 week ago - - JOHN CRISP
The remarkable durability of non-establishment candidates — Sanders, Trump — in this year’s presidential race may reflect the widely held theory that, despite their rhetoric, our two major political parties are so close together that it doesn’t really matter which one is in power. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Your guide to the delegate process CAMPAIGN 2016: Your guide to the delegate process
1 week ago - - SEAN YODER
Voters are taking an interest in the political parties’ national processes this year. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Two new hopefuls launch bids in primary CAMPAIGN 2016: Two new hopefuls launch bids in primary
1 week ago - - SEAN YODER
Two people have launched last-minute write-in campaigns for Tuesday’s primaries. [Read More]
Voters, take note of ballot changes Voters, take note of ballot changes
1 week ago - - SEAN YODER
The Pennsylvania Department of State has directed Indiana County to post notices at polling places for Tuesday’s primary saying votes for an amendment to the state’s constitution concerning judicial retirement age won’t count, according to Chief County Clerk Robin Maryai. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off
1 week ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After decisive victories by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the New York primaries, Democratic leaders need to send a strong, stern message to Bernie Sanders: Back off. Stop attacking Hillary. If you want to stay in the race to propound your policy ideas, fine. [Read More]
Commentary: This gal's not swayed by Hillary Clinton's gender Commentary: This gal's not swayed by Hillary Clinton's gender
1 week ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
You know what I really resent? I resent it when someone tells me I should vote for, or support, or give a pass to someone because it will be a “historic moment.” [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: That other election on Tuesday POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: That other election on Tuesday
1 week ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
In the age of “Trump-Mania” and “Bernie-Mania,” the often ignored and highly underrated Pennsylvania Democratic primary for U.S. senate is a bit player. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Quite a few people make noises about leaving the country if the wrong person gets elected president. I’ve been making discreet inquiries in the vicinity of Kinsale, County Cork, myself. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders offers mixed signals on Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders offers mixed signals on Clinton
2 weeks ago -
GETTYSBURG — Bernie Sanders is sending mixed signals on whether he will persist in his pointed critique of Hillary Clinton’s record as some Democrats urge the party to coalesce around the former secretary of state. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump both courts, decries RNC CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump both courts, decries RNC
2 weeks ago -
HARRINGTON, Del. — As his top aides spent the week gingerly courting Republican insiders at a seaside resort in Florida, Donald Trump was busy railing against them. [Read More]
Now is time for unity in GOP, candidates say Now is time for unity in GOP, candidates say
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Candidates speaking at the Indiana County Republican Committee Spring Banquet on Thursday voiced a common theme: Despite differences of opinions separating Republicans in the final few days before Pennsylvania’s primary election, all Republicans need to unify to defeat Democratic candidates. [Read More]
Firms that funded Clinton have government interests Firms that funded Clinton have government interests
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — It’s not just Wall Street banks. Most companies and groups that paid Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak between 2013 and 2015 have lobbied federal agencies in recent years, and more than one-third are government contractors, an Associated Press review found. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump chief says 'You'll see a real different guy' CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump chief says 'You'll see a real different guy'
2 weeks ago -
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — His general-election appeal in question, Donald Trump’s senior team is promising anxious Republicans that voters will see “a real different guy” soon after the GOP front-runner claims his party’s presidential nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Voter stats show 165,000 switched parties CAMPAIGN 2016: Voter stats show 165,000 switched parties
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Final statistics from Pennsylvania elections officials show that nearly 165,000 voters switched their registration this year. The biggest amount was Democrats switching registration to Republican. [Read More]
DA: Teachers protected in brawls DA: Teachers protected in brawls
2 weeks ago -
EASTON (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general says teachers who use “reasonable force” to break up brawls in their schools won’t be prosecuted. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Delegate process adds to Pennsylvania election drama
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania, long an afterthought in presidential primary stakes, may emerge as a key player in crowning this year’s Republican presidential nominee. [Read More]
Judge retirement age votes next week won't count Judge retirement age votes next week won't count
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge ruled Wednesday that primary election votes being cast on a constitutional amendment ballot question to extend the state's judicial retirement age won't count. [Read More]
Trump rails against delegate system; Clinton looks to Pennsylvania Trump rails against delegate system; Clinton looks to Pennsylvania
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential nominations after trouncing party challengers in New York. [Read More]
Judge mulls pulling ballot question
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — The fate of a ballot question about state judges’ mandatory retirement age hung in limbo Tuesday after a hearing about a last-minute legislative referendum to pull it and the subsequent lawsuit by three Democrat state senators who argue the vote must go on. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's two outrage-free weeks Commentary: Trump's two outrage-free weeks
2 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Have you noticed something different about the Trump campaign? It’s been more than two weeks since the last really outrageous thing the Republican front-runner has said or done. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: New York winners shift focus to Pennsylvania CAMPAIGN 2016: New York winners shift focus to Pennsylvania
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton emerged from New York’s presidential primary closer to clinching the Democratic nomination and becoming the first woman to reach that milestone. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Court orders Senate hopeful on ballot
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Joe Vodvarka, a little-known Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senate, has a big win in court. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A chance to make good on promises Letter to the Editor: A chance to make good on promises
2 weeks ago -
No doubt the recent tax reassessment in Indiana County was the hottest topic last year as well as in the election. Groups as well as candidates took stands against the issue of unfair taxation. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Plenty deserve blame for failed policies, Halvorson says CAMPAIGN 2016: Plenty deserve blame for failed policies, Halvorson says
2 weeks ago - - SEAN YODER
Art Halvorson blames Congress for the problems of the U.S. government. Specifically, he blames other Congressional Republicans, like Rep. Bill Shuster, for mismanagement and allowing the Obama administration to run amok. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf
2 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Competing on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hope to emerge victorious from today’s primaries in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for the front-runners to inch closer to their parties’ nominations. [Read More]
Sanders, Clinton to visit Pennsylvania this week
2 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Both Democratic presidential candidates will be coming to Pennsylvania this week as the commonwealth’s primary election nears. [Read More]
Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics — so he doesn’t have to raise it. [Read More]
Thousands register for wrong party
2 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey has found that tens of thousands of voters, including Demi Moore and other celebrities, have mistakenly registered as members of a conservative minor political party in California in a mix-up over its name, a newspaper reported Sunday. [Read More]
Few but proud: Trump's most loyal speak out Few but proud: Trump's most loyal speak out
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Letantia Bussell, a Beverly Hills dermatologist, says she appreciates Donald Trump’s “unique personality.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Know which delegate you're voting for Letter to the Editor: Know which delegate you're voting for
2 weeks ago -
The Republican Convention may be a contested convention. A contested convention means that no one candidate (Trump, Cruz or Kasich) will have the needed votes to secure the nomination. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania's presidential primary critical POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania's presidential primary critical
2 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Some 40 states have already voted in the presidential primary. Finally, the presidential nomination campaigns have moved to the Northeast. New York votes Tuesday and five more states — including critical Pennsylvania — vote one week later. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shuster a tireless advocate for county Letter to the Editor: Shuster a tireless advocate for county
2 weeks ago -
I’ve spent much of my life working to advance conservative causes in Indiana County. [Read More]
Commentary: For the Trump family, Daddy Donald knows best Commentary: For the Trump family, Daddy Donald knows best
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
There is no way to avoid sounding like a Trump supporter with this column. I’ve already been accused of going over to the dark side by defending The Donald against accusations that he wanted to imprison women who had abortions and that he cheered on a campaign manager prone to domestic violence. [Read More]
Delay in judge retirement referendum prompts lawsuit Delay in judge retirement referendum prompts lawsuit
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Three Democrats in the Pennsylvania Senate are asking a court to order the state to proceed later this month with a referendum about whether judges should be able to serve until they turn 75, extending the mandatory judicial retirement age by five years. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming delegates CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming delegates
2 weeks ago -
CASPER, Wyo. — Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs at the Republican Party convention in Wyoming. The result leaves Donald Trump facing yet another loss in a string of defeats in Western states. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders says he met with Pope Francis at Vatican
2 weeks ago -
ROME — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press that he met with Pope Francis, describing the meeting as a “real honor.” [Read More]
Spending in Dems’ primary hits $10 million
2 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Spending in Pennsylvania’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate is pushing past $10 million. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Time for a change in 9th District Letter to the editor: Time for a change in 9th District
3 weeks ago -
I am a U.S. Army veteran, and back in January and February 2015, I contacted my congressman, Bill Shuster, with an issue I had with the Veterans Administration concerning a service connected disability. He (Mr. Shuster) responded with (in my opinion) a very vague response. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Respect growing for Art Halvorson Letter to the editor: Respect growing for Art Halvorson
3 weeks ago -
The name Art Halvorson has become a household word in many Indiana County homes. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Why I support Clinton Letter to the editor: Why I support Clinton
3 weeks ago -
Here are a few of the many reasons I am supporting Hillary Clinton for president: [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Halvorson stands out among candidates Letter to the editor: Halvorson stands out among candidates
3 weeks ago -
In the weeks leading up to an election, there are times when the campaigning seems to be just too much for me to stomach, and my inclination is to ignore it all … but I don’t. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Truth about Republicans exposed Letter to the editor: Truth about Republicans exposed
3 weeks ago -
Beginning with the 1964 Republican Convention in San Francisco, where keynote speaker Ronald Reagan spoke of “A time for choosing,” the Republicans have pontificated as to the evils of big government contrasted to the beauty of free enterprise. [Read More]
Judicial retirement issue may go to court Judicial retirement issue may go to court
3 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — A politically charged court fight loomed Thursday over whether Pennsylvania’s primary voters can choose to raise the mandatory retirement age for more than 1,000 state judges or whether it will be postponed until the November general election. [Read More]
Candidates file reports in race for U.S. Senate Candidates file reports in race for U.S. Senate
3 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Thursday was the deadline for candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania to report their campaign fundraising and spending activity in 2016 and details are starting to trickle out. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP, Dem candidates wrangle in New York CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP, Dem candidates wrangle in New York
3 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Democrats brawled in Brooklyn while Republicans in black tie threw sharp elbows at a Manhattan gala in a rowdy New York night of politics ahead of the state’s Tuesday presidential primary. [Read More]
New York delivers rowdy night of campaigning New York delivers rowdy night of campaigning
3 weeks ago -
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats brawled in Brooklyn while Republicans in black tie threw sharp elbows at a Manhattan gala in a rowdy New York night of politics ahead of the state's Tuesday presidential primary. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Voting in GOP primary critical Letter to the Editor: Voting in GOP primary critical
3 weeks ago -
Our votes in this primary may be the most critical we’ve ever cast. We have the opportunity and responsibility of choosing principled conservatives. Let’s step back from the sound bites and multiple mailings and look at each candidate’s life. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: McGinty my choice for U.S. Senate Letter to the Editor: McGinty my choice for U.S. Senate
3 weeks ago -
I am supporting Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate in the Democratic Primary on April 26. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump rally draws thousands CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump rally draws thousands
3 weeks ago -
PITTSBURGH — Donald Trump was showing off his knowledge of all things Pennsylvania during a Pittsburgh rally Wednesday night when he asked a baffling question — about Penn State’s famed football coach. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats join third televised Senate debate as primary nears CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats join third televised Senate debate as primary nears
3 weeks ago -
Pennsylvania’s three Democratic primary candidates for U.S. Senate held their third televised debate in a week Tuesday night as the pace of spending is picking up and the race entered its last couple of weeks. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates heading to Western Pennsylvania CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates heading to Western Pennsylvania
3 weeks ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz are heading to western Pennsylvania, while Chelsea Clinton will be stumping for her mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Contested convention unpopular, poll finds CAMPAIGN 2016: Contested convention unpopular, poll finds
3 weeks ago -
Most Republican voters think the candidate with the most delegates heading into the party’s convention in July should ultimately emerge as the GOP’s presidential nominee, regardless of whether he holds the majority of all delegates needed to secure the nomination, according to an AP-GfK poll. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Nomination being stolen by system, Trump says CAMPAIGN 2016: Nomination being stolen by system, Trump says
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and his allies are engaged in an aggressive effort to undermine the Republican nominating process by framing it as rigged and corrupt, hoping to compensate for organizational deficiencies that have left Trump with an increasingly precarious path to the nomination. [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP's own Bush v. Gore? Commentary: The GOP's own Bush v. Gore?
3 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
It’s now likely Republicans are headed toward a contested convention in July. But they might be headed toward more than that — the party could be on its way to an internal version of the 2000 election. [Read More]
House Speaker Ryan rules out presidential bid House Speaker Ryan rules out presidential bid
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday definitively ruled out a bid for president this year, insisting that the party's choice should emerge from the group of candidates who pursued the GOP nomination. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders' legacy likely to live on Commentary: Sanders' legacy likely to live on
3 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Bernie Sanders can still win the Democratic presidential nomination — but it’s going to take a miracle. Actually, several miracles. He’ll need to win the primary next week in New York, where polls show him running well behind Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Washington Post bio of Trump set for Aug. 23
3 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — A “comprehensive” Washington Post book about Donald Trump and his incredible run for the presidency will come out Aug. 23, whether or not he is the GOP nominee. [Read More]
Businesses sharing Trump name get swept up in circus Businesses sharing Trump name get swept up in circus
3 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — It’s not easy being Trump these days. Just ask the people at Trump Tobacco in California, Trump Travel in New York, Trump Memorials in Nebraska and Trump Chiropractic & Acupuncture in Kansas. [Read More]
Question on judges delayed until November
3 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said it will pull a question from the primary election ballot that asks voters whether to change the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 to 75. [Read More]
Hillary Clinton’s old car goes up for sale
3 weeks ago -
GETTYSBURG (AP) — A retired White House gardener is selling Hillary Clinton’s 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass, which he bought at an auction for the residence’s workers and has been sitting in his Pennsylvania garage for years. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Most voters say 'meh' - at best - on the presidential field CAMPAIGN 2016: Most voters say 'meh' - at best - on the presidential field
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most American voters say "meh" — at best — about the 2016 field of presidential candidates in both parties. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Is Rep. Shuster truly a conservative? Letter to the editor: Is Rep. Shuster truly a conservative?
3 weeks ago -
If one is to believe that Congressman Bill Shuster is the true conservative that he continues to say he is, he apparently defines the word differently than many of his constituents. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll shows Clinton with edge over Trump on range of issues CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll shows Clinton with edge over Trump on range of issues
3 weeks ago -
In a stark warning for Donald Trump as he eyes a possible general election showdown with Hillary Clinton, Americans trust the Democratic front-runner more than the Republican businessman to handle a wide range of issues — from immigration to health care to nominating Supreme Court justices. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates, even Trump, shift to delegate hunt CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates, even Trump, shift to delegate hunt
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are coming to terms with the cold mathematical reality of chasing delegates ahead of their nominating conventions, with front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump driving for challenge-proof majorities. [Read More]
Trump calls Boston Globe 'worthless' in response to satire Trump calls Boston Globe 'worthless' in response to satire
3 weeks ago -
BOSTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has derided The Boston Globe as “stupid” and “worthless” in response to a satirical front page printed by the newspaper Sunday that lampoons a potential Trump presidency. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Consider future when voting for president Letter to the editor: Consider future when voting for president
3 weeks ago -
The 2016 electoral season offers an unusual set of choices. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Kasich's actions show his unworthiness Letter to the editor: Kasich's actions show his unworthiness
3 weeks ago -
The latest attack on our freedom is John Kasich with minimal delegates. He received funding from the left-wing Obamacare instigator Open Borders and big government promoter George Soros. [Read More]
Commentary: Playing the race card Commentary: Playing the race card
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The word of the year in politics is “anger.” And many backers of Donald Trump are outraged about their economic conditions and prospects. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Sanders missed his McCain moment Letter to the editor: Sanders missed his McCain moment
3 weeks ago -
During the 2008 presidential campaign, a woman in a rally crowd said to Sen. John McCain that she thought that then Sen. Barack Obama was a Muslim Arab. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders is over the edge Commentary: Sanders is over the edge
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
From the beginning, many and probably most liberal policy wonks were skeptical about Bernie Sanders. On many major issues — including the signature issues of his campaign, especially financial reform — he seemed to go for easy slogans over hard thinking. [Read More]
College students get chance to question Senate candidates
3 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — The three Democrats running for a chance to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the fall election took questions from an audience of college students on the campus of Penn State University on Saturday night as they vie for undecided voters. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: 2016 hopefuls look East, West for delegate support CAMPAIGN 2016: 2016 hopefuls look East, West for delegate support
3 weeks ago -
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Ted Cruz completed his sweep of Colorado’s 34 delegates on Saturday while on the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders picked up another win in Wyoming. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders to rescue? Not exactly Commentary: Sanders to rescue? Not exactly
4 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
They’ve never made movies like this. In most cinematic adventures when the innocents are in peril from villains, it’s not other villains who ride to the rescue. It’s the good guys. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Fearless prediction: No legalistic deus ex machina will descend to save the nation from the dread specter of President Hillary Rodham Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: The Lincoln Caucus Commentary: The Lincoln Caucus
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The Republican presidential campaign just changed. Until now this has been a candidate-centric process. All the different candidates were competing to get a majority of delegates to the GOP convention. But now it’s likely no candidate will get that majority on the first ballot. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll says Clinton more likable than Trump, Cruz CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll says Clinton more likable than Trump, Cruz
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — In any other election year, more than half the country holding an unfavorable impression of a candidate for president would be cause for alarm. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Americans overwhelmingly view Trump negatively, poll reveals CAMPAIGN 2016: Americans overwhelmingly view Trump negatively, poll reveals
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — For Americans of nearly every race, gender, political persuasion and location, disdain for Donald Trump runs deep, saddling the Republican front-runner with unprecedented unpopularity as he tries to overcome recent campaign setbacks. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders clash over qualifications, backgrounds CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders clash over qualifications, backgrounds
4 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — With accusations of lying, hustling for money and failed leadership, the race for the Democratic nomination took a decidedly negative turn, with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders exchanging a series of barbs over qualifications for the presidency. [Read More]
Judges’ retirement age vote delayed Judges’ retirement age vote delayed
4 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania legislators are moving to rewrite and delay a ballot question that would change the mandatory retirement age for judges, district judges and justices from 70 to 75. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders sharpen attacks CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders sharpen attacks
4 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Armed with a blistering tabloid cover, Hillary Clinton is pitting Bernie Sanders against the parents of children murdered in Sandy Hook, part of an effort to punch her way into the critical New York primary. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz's winning ways have yet to win over fellow GOP senators CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz's winning ways have yet to win over fellow GOP senators
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz is increasingly winning over voters to his presidential bid. He’s still not winning over fellow Republican senators. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump eyes shift to policy 'meat' CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump eyes shift to policy 'meat'
4 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Republican Donald Trump declared it’s “great to be home” at a massive rally in the New York City suburbs Wednesday, shrugging off a defeat in Wisconsin a day earlier and instead, predicting victory in his delegate-rich home state. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Sanders and Cruz claim Wisconsin victories, ignore daunting delegate math ANALYSIS: Sanders and Cruz claim Wisconsin victories, ignore daunting delegate math
4 weeks ago -
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders reveled Tuesday in hard-fought victories in the Wisconsin primary, but both men confront an implacable challenge ahead: math. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats in U.S. Senate race attack each other in debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats in U.S. Senate race attack each other in debate
4 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — The three Democrats running for a chance to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey attacked each other in the most direct ways thus far in a debate Tuesday night, at times talking over the moderator to get in the final word. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama embraces role as the anti-Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama embraces role as the anti-Trump
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — He won’t be on November’s ballot, but President Barack Obama is slowly embracing his role as the anti-Trump, taking on the Republican front-runner in ways that no other Democrat can. [Read More]
Commentary: Creating cities for everyone Commentary: Creating cities for everyone
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Remember when Ted Cruz tried to take Donald Trump down by accusing him of having “New York values”? It didn’t work, of course, mainly because it addressed the wrong form of hatred. [Read More]
Commentary: Rove says 'fresh face' might be best Commentary: Rove says 'fresh face' might be best
4 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
One thing that unites many supporters of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz is the suspicion that party elders might try to hand the Republican presidential nomination to another candidate if neither Trump nor Cruz arrives in Cleveland with the 1,237 delegates required to win. [Read More]
Referendum may be delayed Referendum may be delayed
4 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers are advancing a resolution to delay until November a public vote on whether to let judges continue to serve for five additional years, until they turn 75. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries
4 weeks ago -
Republican Ted Cruz stormed to victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention. Democrat Bernie Sanders triumphed over Hillary Clinton but still faces a mathematically difficult path to the White House. [Read More]
Commentary: Real Americans rise above discontent Commentary: Real Americans rise above discontent
4 weeks ago - - JOHN CRISP
Here’s the salutation from an email that appeared in my inbox recently: “You liberal, tree hugging ACADEMIC (expletive)!” And then it turned ugly. [Read More]
Commentary: Can't we do better? Commentary: Can't we do better?
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Occasionally I am asked if I ever considered running for political office. My response: “I did once, but I took two aspirin, lay down for a while and the feeling went away.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Sanders angle for wins in Wisconsin primaries CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Sanders angle for wins in Wisconsin primaries
4 weeks ago -
MILWAUKEE — Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Bernie Sanders are angling for victories in today’s Wisconsin presidential primaries that could give their campaigns a needed boost, but still leave them with mathematically challenging paths to their parties’ nominations. [Read More]
Mistake ballooned party switching Mistake ballooned party switching
4 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania elections officials are blaming a contractor’s human error for erroneously adding 86,000 to this year’s statistics on voters switching their affiliation. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders to campaign in Pennsylvania CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders to campaign in Pennsylvania
4 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will both be campaigning in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
What's behind educational divide in GOP White House race What's behind educational divide in GOP White House race
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was in Nevada, just about month ago, when Donald Trump proclaimed his affection for the uneducated. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls on Kasich to quit race, says 'He's taking my votes' CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls on Kasich to quit race, says 'He's taking my votes'
4 weeks ago -
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday called for John Kasich to drop out of the Republican presidential race, arguing that the Ohio governor shouldn't be allowed to continue accumulating delegates if he has no chance of becoming the nominee. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump does it his way Commentary: Trump does it his way
4 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
You could hear how hard it was for Donald Trump to say the words. “Yeah, it was a mistake,” he said, sounding a bit chastened. “If I had to do it again, I wouldn’t have sent it.” [Read More]
Commentary: A different kind of pro-life strategy Commentary: A different kind of pro-life strategy
4 weeks ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
“I skipped out of the confessional.” For 29 years, Veronica (I’ve changed her name to protect her privacy) had avoided the church and lived in “constant fear,” as she describes it, “that my secret would get out and the people I loved the most would be hurt the most.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016 Race for the 9th District: Art Halvorson CAMPAIGN 2016 Race for the 9th District: Art Halvorson
4 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
During his 29 years as a Coast Guard officer, Art Halvorson flew 4,000 hours as a pilot, much of it in a search and rescue helicopter. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Congressman Shuster strong on immigration Letter to the Editor: Congressman Shuster strong on immigration
4 weeks ago -
Immigration and border control are top of mind for many voters, including myself. The topic has been a cornerstone of the presidential race and with recent terror attacks at home and abroad, securing our borders and protecting the nation is critical. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016 Race for the 9th District: Bill Shuster CAMPAIGN 2016 Race for the 9th District: Bill Shuster
4 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Bill Shuster’s re-election campaign material describes the veteran congressman, who has represented the sprawling 9th District since 2001, as a “conservative champion” of his constituents. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson provided support in time of need Letter to the Editor: Halvorson provided support in time of need
4 weeks ago -
Even though I no longer live in Indiana County, I still do have an interest in what happens there, especially when it comes to our elected officials. [Read More]
Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is fond of giving his opponents demeaning nicknames. Lyin’ Ted. Little Marco. Low-Energy Jeb. Now, with his own words, he’s labeled himself: Dangerous Donald. [Read More]
Commentary: Donald Trump's bad, but he's no woman-beater Commentary: Donald Trump's bad, but he's no woman-beater
4 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
It’s no secret I detest Donald Trump. I don’t particularly hate the man himself, because it takes too much energy and effort to become enraged at people I don’t know personally and will likely never meet when there are more than enough humans in my immediate orbit who fit the bill. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says federal laws should not be changed to outlaw abortion CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says federal laws should not be changed to outlaw abortion
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump now says abortion laws should not be changed. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he wants broader coalition CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he wants broader coalition
4 weeks ago -
RACINE, Wis. — Donald Trump wants voters to know his message to the disaffected isn’t meant for Republicans alone. [Read More]
Commentary: Apology not a part of Trump approach Commentary: Apology not a part of Trump approach
4 weeks ago -
The circus train that is the 2016 Republican presidential election cycle landed last week back in Jupiter, Fla., where police charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager with battery on a reporter covering a March 8 campaign event. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
An old friend recently told me about a remarkable conversation she’d had with her mother, who is 95. A white resident of the Deep South from birth, she’d shown a lifelong indifference, if not aversion, to politics. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania hosts dueling GOP presidential hopefuls CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania hosts dueling GOP presidential hopefuls
5 weeks ago -
CAMP HILL — Pennsylvania played host Friday to dueling presidential candidates for the first time this year, a sign of the unsettled Republican primary race led by businessman Donald Trump barely three weeks before the state’s April 26 primary. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Senate candidate's name stays on ballot, court rules CAMPAIGN 2016: Senate candidate's name stays on ballot, court rules
5 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Tony DeLoreto’s name will be printed on April 26 ballots in precincts in the 41st District. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Wisconsin emerging as key battleground state CAMPAIGN 2016: Wisconsin emerging as key battleground state
5 weeks ago -
MADISON, Wis. — Next Tuesday’s Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump’s march to their party’s nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic candidates clash over policy issues CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic candidates clash over policy issues
5 weeks ago -
Hillary Clinton gave a spirited defense Thursday of her campaign proposals and her lead in the Democratic primaries after she was disrupted by a group of Bernie Sanders supporters ahead of her home state’s primary, the same day Sanders rallied in Pittsburgh before a crowd of thousands. [Read More]
Commentary: Donald Trump and abortion Commentary: Donald Trump and abortion
5 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Just when you thought Donald Trump couldn’t say anything more shocking, he suggested that women who get abortions should be punished. [Read More]
Commentary: No copyright on hypocrisy Commentary: No copyright on hypocrisy
5 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Neither political party can lay claim to purity when it comes to hypocrisy, but Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as others in her party, has taken hypocrisy to new depths. [Read More]
Pennsylvania voters swap political parties in record numbers Pennsylvania voters swap political parties in record numbers
5 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Voters are switching party affiliation in Pennsylvania at a rate not seen in years, if ever, as their chance to cast ballots in a competitive presidential primary election approaches. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Under fire on abortion, Trump fights to court women CAMPAIGN 2016: Under fire on abortion, Trump fights to court women
5 weeks ago -
Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takes back an explosive comment about abortion and attacks the credibility of a female reporter police say was illegally grabbed by the GOP front-runner’s campaign manager. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama, Biden back McGinty CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama, Biden back McGinty
5 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are adding their backing to Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania’s competitive race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania primary election begins to take shape CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania primary election begins to take shape
5 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are organizing in Pennsylvania as some Republican Party leaders are shifting their support in the contested primary. [Read More]
Commentary: A more presidential Trump Commentary: A more presidential Trump
5 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The Trump campaign did something last week that the Republican front-runner has never, ever done. It sent out an email with the prepared text of Trump’s speech to AIPAC. [Read More]
Commentary: Trade, labor and politics Commentary: Trade, labor and politics
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There’s a lot of things about the 2016 election that nobody saw coming, and one of them is that international trade policy is likely to be a major issue in the presidential campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery CAMPAIGN 2016: Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery
5 weeks ago -
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager with simple battery Tuesday as a videotaped altercation with a reporter transformed what was another messy campaign sideshow into a criminal court summons. [Read More]
Commentary: Media helped make Trump Commentary: Media helped make Trump
5 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Those of us in the news media have sometimes blamed Donald Trump’s rise on the Republican Party’s toxic manipulation of racial resentments over the years. But we should also acknowledge another force that empowered Trump: Us. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump scrambles to address delegate fight CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump scrambles to address delegate fight
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — He is the Republican Party’s undisputed front-runner, yet Donald Trump’s White House aspirations may now depend on a messy fight for delegates he is only now scrambling to address. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Hawaii Democratic presidential caucus CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Hawaii Democratic presidential caucus
5 weeks ago -
HONOLULU — Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Hawaii Democratic presidential caucus Saturday, capping a day of strong wins in the West including Washington and Alaska. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump ready to visit Wisconsin, but Cruz has head-start CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump ready to visit Wisconsin, but Cruz has head-start
5 weeks ago -
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Donald Trump is planning to make his first campaign visit to Wisconsin on Tuesday, where the upcoming Republican presidential primary could mark a turning point in the unpredictable GOP race. [Read More]
Commentary: Crazy about money Commentary: Crazy about money
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In this year of Trump, the land is loud with the wails of political commentators, rending their garments and crying out, “How can this be happening?” But a few brave souls are willing to whisper the awful truth: Many voters support Donald Trump because they actually agree with his ideas. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Washington, Alaska CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Washington, Alaska
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders scored a duo of wins in Western caucus contests Saturday, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing little to move him closer to securing the Democratic nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: State Senate candidate's petitions challenged CAMPAIGN 2016: State Senate candidate's petitions challenged
6 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Nominating petitions for Tony DeLoreto, the lone Democrat seeking a nomination for state senator in the 41st District, are being challenged in Commonwealth Court. [Read More]
Commentary: The post-Trump era Commentary: The post-Trump era
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This is a wonderful moment to be a conservative. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders seeks caucus trifecta win to close delegate gap CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders seeks caucus trifecta win to close delegate gap
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders pushed for a trifecta of wins in today’s Democratic presidential caucuses in Hawaii, Alaska and Washington state, hoping to stoke a spring comeback against the commanding front-runner, Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz-Trump spat over wives takes nastier turn CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz-Trump spat over wives takes nastier turn
6 weeks ago -
DANE, Wis. — Ted Cruz branded Donald Trump a “sniveling coward” Thursday as the feud between the Republican presidential contenders over their wives took a nastier turn. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP-sponsored Trump attack ads give Dems fodder CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP-sponsored Trump attack ads give Dems fodder
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — “Bimbo. Dog. Fat pig,” disgusted women say, looking straight into the camera. Another explains, “Real quotes from Donald Trump, about women.” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: My choice in 9th Letter to the editor: My choice in 9th
6 weeks ago -
I received a mailer from Bill Shuster that I felt was deceiving because it depicted Ted Cruz on one side and his fight against Obamacare and suggested Shuster is against it also. [Read More]
Commentary: Explaining Rubio's defeat Commentary: Explaining Rubio's defeat
6 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
How could the sitting senator from Florida — the highest-ranking federal official in his state — survive at the polls when 85 percent of his voters are dissatisfied or angry with the federal government he represents? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Trump cement their leads CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Trump cement their leads
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — A clash of worldviews is intensifying as the presidential contenders in both parties fight to convince voters they can best protect the nation from a renewed threat of Islamic extremism. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz's comments on Muslim neighborhoods criticized CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz's comments on Muslim neighborhoods criticized
6 weeks ago -
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s call for increased surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods following the deadly bombings in Brussels drew sharp rebukes from Muslim Americans and civil rights groups, which panned the Republican’s proposal as unconstitutional and counterproductive. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson offers a choice in 9th District Letter to the Editor: Halvorson offers a choice in 9th District
6 weeks ago -
I have on my desk five recently received fliers from “Bill Shuster for Congress.” Interestingly, these fliers feature pictures of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Ben Carson, all “Republican outsider” candidates for president of our country. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Back in state, Toomey gets hit over Trump, Obama nominee CAMPAIGN 2016: Back in state, Toomey gets hit over Trump, Obama nominee
6 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Democrats worked to apply pressure Monday on Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, trying to tie him to Donald Trump and accusing him of obstructionism in the battle over filling the Supreme Court vacancy. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton aim to pad delegate lead as race for White House moves West CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton aim to pad delegate lead as race for White House moves West
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Eager to move beyond a divisive primary season, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton seek to pad their delegate lead over their underdog rivals as the 2016 race for the White House moves West today. [Read More]
Most Republicans feel embarrassed by campaign, poll finds Most Republicans feel embarrassed by campaign, poll finds
6 weeks ago -
Alarmed by the harsh attacks and negative tone of their presidential contest, broad majorities of Republican primary voters view their party as divided and a source of embarrassment and think that the campaign is more negative than in the past, according to a New York Times/CBS News national poll. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Is violence new normal in politics? Red-Blue America: Is violence new normal in politics?
6 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, consider the issue of whether American politics can withstand the growing violence of the presidential campaign? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: This year, Pennsylvania presidential primary may mean something CAMPAIGN 2016: This year, Pennsylvania presidential primary may mean something
6 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania voters accustomed to voting in presidential primaries that don’t mean much could find themselves in the thick of the fight next month, as the nomination contests for Democrats and Republicans still have some life. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Border wall gets mixed reactions CAMPAIGN 2016: Border wall gets mixed reactions
6 weeks ago -
NOGALES, Ariz. — Donald Trump’s ambitious plan to build a giant wall on the border hits close to home for people like Berenice Andrews. [Read More]
Commentary: Will Trump be dumped? Commentary: Will Trump be dumped?
6 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
Most people would be upset to be at the center of an agitated national debate about whether they were more like Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin, George Wallace or a Marvel villain. Not Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Utah votes Tuesday with some casting ballots online CAMPAIGN 2016: Utah votes Tuesday with some casting ballots online
6 weeks ago -
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will navigate a new presidential caucus system that comes months earlier than last time and opens the Republican race to online voting with computers, smartphones or tablets. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Protesters block road to Trump rally
6 weeks ago -
PHOENIX — Protesters blocked a main highway leading into the Phoenix suburb where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump staged a campaign rally Saturday alongside Arizona’s contentious sheriff, Joe Arpaio. [Read More]
Commentary: How left has helped Donald Trump Commentary: How left has helped Donald Trump
7 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Congrats, Donald Trump. You’ve done really, really well in this presidential campaign of yours. You don’t know much of anything. You have been guilty of almost everything you rant against. [Read More]
Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
It’s not for nothing that Donald J. Trump was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013. The billionaire braggart’s entire presidential campaign is straight out of the WWE “Wrestlemania” playbook. [Read More]
Commentary: No, not Trump, not ever Commentary: No, not Trump, not ever
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The voters have spoken. In convincing fashion, Republican voters seem to be selecting Donald Trump as their nominee. And in a democracy, victory has legitimacy to it. [Read More]
Officials: Threatening letter sent to Trump's son Officials: Threatening letter sent to Trump's son
7 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Police and the FBI are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Manhattan apartment of Donald Trump’s son Eric that contained a white powder, two law enforcement officials said Friday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Conservatives meet to plot Trump defeat as he eyes Arizona win CAMPAIGN 2016: Conservatives meet to plot Trump defeat as he eyes Arizona win
7 weeks ago -
SUN CITY, Ariz. — Fearful of a Donald Trump nomination to lead the GOP, conservative leaders huddled privately in Washington on Thursday in search of a plan to stop the billionaire businessman. His Republican rivals braced for another Trump victory next week, this time in delegate-rich Arizona. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Court to rule on validity of Kasich ballot CAMPAIGN 2016: Court to rule on validity of Kasich ballot
7 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Supporters of failed presidential candidate Marco Rubio are ending a court challenge seeking to knock Republican presidential rival John Kasich off Pennsylvania’s primary ballot. [Read More]
Trump: Rally around me or face 'riots' Trump: Rally around me or face 'riots'
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — After yet another round of convincing victories for Donald Trump, Republican leaders spent Wednesday wavering between grudging acceptance and deep denial about the businessman’s likely ascent to the GOP presidential nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Math and momentum point to Trump, Clinton nominations CAMPAIGN 2016: Math and momentum point to Trump, Clinton nominations
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — With math and momentum on his side after more big wins, Republican front-runner Donald Trump called on GOP leaders today to embrace the public’s “tremendous fervor” for his candidacy. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump drives Rubio from race; 3 Clinton wins CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump drives Rubio from race; 3 Clinton wins
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The front-runners are even farther out front after presidential primary contests Tuesday delivered Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton big wins and a hefty cache of delegates, bringing them closer to their party nominations. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio, Kasich fighting to keep their White House hopes alive CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio, Kasich fighting to keep their White House hopes alive
7 weeks ago -
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Republicans Marco Rubio and John Kasich are fighting for their political futures today, desperate for wins in their home states of Florida and Ohio to keep their White House hopes alive and complicate Donald Trump’s path to the nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump turns eyes toward pivotal primaries CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump turns eyes toward pivotal primaries
7 weeks ago -
HANOVERTON, Ohio — GOP front-runner Donald Trump tried to prove over the weekend that no perceived misstep can derail his march to the Republican presidential nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton facing a long slog that may help Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton facing a long slog that may help Trump
7 weeks ago -
CLEVELAND — When Hillary Clinton dueled with Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, their slog eventually yielded to a largely unified party. Obama said the process made him a stronger candidate and he later persuaded Clinton to become his secretary of state. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Tuesday's GOP primaries could define race — or not CAMPAIGN 2016: Tuesday's GOP primaries could define race — or not
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Tuesday’s primaries could provide a defining moment in the race for the Republican nomination for president — or not. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson's like 'Mr. Smith' Letter to the Editor: Halvorson's like 'Mr. Smith'
7 weeks ago -
The Republican candidates for Congress are Bill Shuster, whose father held the seat for 28 years before bestowing it on Bill in 2001, and former U.S. Coast Guard search-and-rescue pilot and all-around good guy Art Halvorson. [Read More]
Commentary: Trade and tribulation Commentary: Trade and tribulation
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Why did Bernie Sanders win a narrow victory in Michigan, when polls showed Hillary Clinton with a huge lead? Nobody really knows, but there’s a lot of speculation that Sanders may have gained traction by hammering on the evils of trade agreements. [Read More]
Commentary: Parties trip Trump, Bernie at own peril Commentary: Parties trip Trump, Bernie at own peril
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
So much for the party elites. So much for the super PACs. So much for the pollsters. So much for (many in) the media. Donald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ victories on Tuesday demonstrate dramatically how angry many voters are, and how dangerous it would be to try to thwart their candidates. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump rejects calls to temper tone CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump rejects calls to temper tone
7 weeks ago -
VANDALIA, Ohio — One day after well-organized protesters led Donald Trump to cancel a campaign rally before it even started, the Republican presidential front-runner coldly rejected calls on Saturday to temper the tone of his events. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rivals decry violence at Trump rallies CAMPAIGN 2016: Rivals decry violence at Trump rallies
7 weeks ago -
CLEVELAND — In a Republican presidential primary filled with extraordinary moments, a 24-hour stretch that began Friday night stands above them all. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton apologizes for AIDS remarks
7 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton apologized Friday after gay-rights and AIDS activists assailed her for saying Nancy Reagan helped start a “national conversation” about AIDS in the 1980s, when protesters were struggling to get more federal help in fighting the disease. [Read More]
Republicans challenge wording of ballot question
8 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania officials went to court in a battle over the wording of a ballot question that, in less than seven weeks, would let voters decide whether to raise the mandatory retirement age of the state’s judges by five years. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls off Chicago rally CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls off Chicago rally
8 weeks ago -
CHICAGO — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak. [Read More]
Judge rules 17-year-olds can vote in Ohio primary Judge rules 17-year-olds can vote in Ohio primary
8 weeks ago -
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Seventeen-year-olds who will turn 18 before the fall presidential election can vote in Ohio’s presidential primary, a judge ruled Friday in a potential boost for Democrat Bernie Sanders. [Read More]
A look at a battle over wording in ballot question on judges A look at a battle over wording in ballot question on judges
8 weeks ago -
Pennsylvania officials are in court over the wording of a ballot question that, on April 26, would let voters decide whether to raise the mandatory retirement age of the state's judges by five years to 75. Here are the details: [Read More]
Cruz's citizenship case may go to Pennsylvania Supreme Court
8 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge's decision to dismiss a challenge to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz' eligibility to run for president could go to the state Supreme Court. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican debate takes on 'civil' tone CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican debate takes on 'civil' tone
8 weeks ago -
MIAMI — A surprisingly restrained Donald Trump used the latest presidential debate to send a none-too-subtle message to Republicans still wary of his insurgent candidacy: “Be smart and unify.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's rough handling of rally dissenters stirs questions CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's rough handling of rally dissenters stirs questions
8 weeks ago -
To Rakeem Jones, flanked on all sides by uniformed sheriff’s deputies, it was more than just the shock of being ejected from a political rally for Donald Trump. The black man felt as if he was being transported back in time. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Anti-Trump Republicans come to terms with Cruz nomination CAMPAIGN 2016: Anti-Trump Republicans come to terms with Cruz nomination
8 weeks ago -
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Anxious Republican officials are coming to terms with the idea that their second least favorite GOP presidential candidate — polarizing Texas conservative Ted Cruz — may be the party’s best last chance to stop Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic candidates spar over immigration CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic candidates spar over immigration
8 weeks ago -
MIAMI — Fighting for Florida and beyond, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled in an intense debate over who’s the true friend of American Hispanics, trading accusations over guest worker programs “akin to slavery” and the embracing of “vigilantes” against immigrants. [Read More]
Litton Quartet to present recital March 22 Litton Quartet to present recital March 22
8 weeks ago -
The Litton Quartet, IUP’s faculty string quartet in residence with the department of music, will present a Sound Choices recital in March 22. [Read More]
Commentary: When fallacies collide Commentary: When fallacies collide
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The formal debates among the Republicans who would be president have exceeded all expectations. Even the most hardened cynics couldn’t have imagined that the candidates would sink so low, and stay so focused on personal insults. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's immigration flip-flop Commentary: Trump's immigration flip-flop
8 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Donald Trump won the South Carolina primary across the board, but he did particularly well with the 10 percent of voters who named immigration as the nation’s top issue. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Halvorson's career, character impressive Letter to the editor: Halvorson's career, character impressive
8 weeks ago -
I would like to support the candidacy of Art Halvorson for U.S. Congress. I have known Mr. Halvorson for several years and am very impressed with his qualifications. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump’s rivals left with few chances to stop his momentum CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump’s rivals left with few chances to stop his momentum
8 weeks ago -
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump’s easy victories in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii left his rivals with shrinking opportunities to slow his momentum in the Republican primaries. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Michigan in spotlight in today's primary voting CAMPAIGN 2016: Michigan in spotlight in today's primary voting
8 weeks ago -
LANSING, Mich. — Republican front-runner Donald Trump faces a test of his durability with white, working-class voters in Michigan, the first industrial state to vote in the 2016 primaries and the biggest prize among four states casting ballots today in the turbulent GOP race. [Read More]
Bloomberg decides against bid for White House Bloomberg decides against bid for White House
8 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that he will not run for president, citing a concern that his independent bid would hand the White House to Donald Trump or Ted Cruz. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Research shows great wall of Trump faces great hurdles CAMPAIGN 2016: Research shows great wall of Trump faces great hurdles
8 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Can Donald Trump really make good on his promise to build a wall along the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexican border to prevent illegal migration? What’s more, can he make Mexico pay for it? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: McGinty launches TV ad campaign CAMPAIGN 2016: McGinty launches TV ad campaign
8 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Katie McGinty will be the first Democrat running in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate primary to begin a sustained TV ad campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic debate turns testy as rivals argue about economy CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic debate turns testy as rivals argue about economy
8 weeks ago -
FLINT, Mich. — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled aggressively on economic issues in a Democratic presidential debate over trade, Wall Street influence and more. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders sweeps to victory in Maine caucuses CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders sweeps to victory in Maine caucuses
8 weeks ago -
PORTLAND, Maine — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders swept to victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Maine’s Democratic presidential caucuses on Sunday, riding a heavy turnout that left some participants waiting for hours to vote. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio searching for viable base to connect with voters CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio searching for viable base to connect with voters
8 weeks ago -
BOISE, Idaho — Marco Rubio finds his Oval Office ambitions squeezed by Donald Trump’s outsider ambush and the Republican Party’s resulting identity crisis. [Read More]
Bloomberg again at center of his company, but readying exit? Bloomberg again at center of his company, but readying exit?
8 weeks ago -
Since returning to the financial information company that bears his name, Michael Bloomberg has presided over two years of robust expansion and record profits, all while laying the groundwork for his second departure — whether that's to retirement in 10 years or a presidential campaign in 10 days [Read More]
Campaign 2016: Democratic Party splits in Senate, attorney general races Campaign 2016: Democratic Party splits in Senate, attorney general races
8 weeks ago -
HERSHEY — Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party committee members went through a divisive process of buttonholing, cajoling and promising on Saturday but ultimately could not deliver endorsements in contested primary races for U.S. senator and state attorney general. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Trump each grab two wins; Democrats divide states too CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Trump each grab two wins; Democrats divide states too
8 weeks ago -
In a split decision, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each captured two victories in Saturday's four-state round of voting. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders notched wins in Nebraska and Kansas, while front-runner Hillary Clinton snagged Louisiana. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Five more states up for grabs CAMPAIGN 2016: Five more states up for grabs
9 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Five more states are chipping in verdicts on the Republican and Democratic presidential contests in races largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday and the big contests still to come. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's rivals vow to back him if he earns nomination CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's rivals vow to back him if he earns nomination
9 weeks ago -
DETROIT — The Republican establishment and its last best hopes to defeat Donald Trump spent a long and extraordinary day denouncing the billionaire businessman as dangerous, a “phony” and a “con man” unfit for office. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Romney says safe future 'greatly diminished' with Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Romney says safe future 'greatly diminished' with Trump
9 weeks ago -
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In an extraordinary display of Republican division, the Republican Party's 2012 presidential ticket took on its 2016 front-runner on Thursday as Mitt Romney joined the escalating charge to stop Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: AP delegate count shows Trump not yet on track to win nomination CAMPAIGN 2016: AP delegate count shows Trump not yet on track to win nomination
9 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's string of Super Tuesday victories, the billionaire businessman must do even better in upcoming primaries to claim the Republican presidential nomination before the party's national convention this summer, an AP delegate count shows. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton faces struggle to win over young voters CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton faces struggle to win over young voters
9 weeks ago -
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Standing in a line of thousands outside an arena at Colorado State University, Aleksandr Cronk contemplated the grim possibility that the man he was waiting to see, Bernie Sanders, may not make it to the November ballot. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Romney urges Republicans to shun Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Romney urges Republicans to shun Trump
9 weeks ago -
SALT LAKE CITY — Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is charging into the increasingly divisive White House race with a verbal lashing of Donald Trump and a plea for Republicans to shun the front-runner for the good of country and party. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Hopefuls debate email scandal CAMPAIGN 2016: Hopefuls debate email scandal
9 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA — The five men seeking to become Pennsylvania’s next top prosecutor all said at a forum Tuesday that Attorney General Kathleen Kane has mishandled the pornographic email scandal that has roiled her agency. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump cemented as leaders CAMPAIGN 2016: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump cemented as leaders
9 weeks ago -
MIAMI (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, emboldened by commanding victories Tuesday across large swaths of the country, are beginning to focus on each other in the race for the White House. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Photojournalist thrown out of Trump rally CAMPAIGN 2016: Photojournalist thrown out of Trump rally
9 weeks ago -
RADFORD, Va. — A raucous and protest-ridden Donald Trump rally on the eve of Super Tuesday featured a verbal and physical altercation between a news media photographer and a Secret Service agent, complete with profanity, a choke hold and a body slam. [Read More]
Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump look to pull away from rivals Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump look to pull away from rivals
9 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are eyeing an opportunity to pull away from their rivals on Super Tuesday, a delegate-rich dash across the country that could accelerate their march toward the general election. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Racial feud erupts as GOP fights Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Racial feud erupts as GOP fights Trump
9 weeks ago -
LEESBURG, Va. — The final-days sprint to Super Tuesday has erupted into a feud over a white supremacist as Donald Trump’s Republican rivals scramble to stop the billionaire businessman from becoming an “unstoppable” force in the 2016 presidential contest. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: With big win, Clinton heads to Super Tuesday with momentum CAMPAIGN 2016: With big win, Clinton heads to Super Tuesday with momentum
9 weeks ago -
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton resoundingly reclaimed her standing as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination with a lopsided victory in South Carolina, a win over Bernie Sanders that doubles as a strong send off toward Super Tuesday. [Read More]
Commentary: Stop Donald Trump - Now! Commentary: Stop Donald Trump - Now!
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Can Donald Trump be stopped short of the Republican nomination? Probably not. But the rational wing of the party has to try — quickly and forcefully — to make that happen. [Read More]
Commentary: Primaries doing job of weeding out Commentary: Primaries doing job of weeding out
9 weeks ago -
The early presidential primaries and caucuses are doing their job of winnowing the field of contenders. The biggest development from the Republican primary in South Carolina was that Jeb Bush, a year ago the front-runner in polls, called it quits in a tearful speech. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he will release tax returns after audit CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he will release tax returns after audit
9 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is sticking to his new explanation for why he can’t yet release copies of his recent tax returns: The IRS is auditing him, as Trump says it has for the past 12 years. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats' heavy hitters put clout on line in Senate race CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats' heavy hitters put clout on line in Senate race
9 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Katie McGinty joined the Democratic Party’s primary race in Pennsylvania for U.S. Senate with the support of influential recruiters, and her fortunes in the wide-open race may ultimately be about more than her ability or her future as a candidate. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio escalate case against Trump campaign CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio escalate case against Trump campaign
9 weeks ago -
ATLANTA — With Super Tuesday approaching, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz escalated their argument Saturday that Donald Trump is a conservative impostor, trying to make the case to voters they can keep the ascendant billionaire from claiming the Republican presidential nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Former Gov. Brewer endorses Trump
9 weeks ago -
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is throwing her support behind Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio tax returns show steady salary
9 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio released summaries of his last five years of tax filings on Saturday, revealing him to be a candidate with a senator’s steady annual income of $176,000 who reaped repeated windfalls from book deals. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: About the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate CAMPAIGN 2016: About the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate
9 weeks ago -
The candidates running in Pennsylvania’s April 26 primary for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate: [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton cruises to win in South Carolina CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton cruises to win in South Carolina
9 weeks ago -
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday’s South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state’s black Democrats and seizing an increasingly strong position as the presidential race barrels toward Super Tuesday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: In about face, Gov. Christie endorses former rival Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: In about face, Gov. Christie endorses former rival Trump
10 weeks ago -
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has a reputation for vengeance. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump wants to weaken libel laws CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump wants to weaken libel laws
10 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is threatening to weaken First Amendment protections for reporters as president, making it easier for him to sue them. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton looks to win big in South Carolina CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton looks to win big in South Carolina
10 weeks ago -
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — For Hillary Clinton, the South Carolina presidential primary is a chance to not just win, but win big. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio, Cruz pile on Trump during GOP debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio, Cruz pile on Trump during GOP debate
10 weeks ago -
HOUSTON — Brawling from the get-go, a fiery Marco Rubio went hard after Donald Trump in Thursday night’s Republican debate, lacerating the front-runner’s position on immigration, his privileged background, his speaking style and more. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Group gives $1 million for Toomey ad CAMPAIGN 2016: Group gives $1 million for Toomey ad
10 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A conservative advocacy organization that keeps its donors secret said it will spend $1 million on a TV ad touting U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s legislation that’s designed to prevent predators from getting jobs in schools. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio try to stem momentum of rival Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio try to stem momentum of rival Trump
10 weeks ago -
LAS VEGAS — With Donald Trump’s grasp on the Republican presidential nomination tightening, the billionaire businessman’s rivals get one more chance to challenge the GOP front-runner on the debate stage before next week’s slate of Super Tuesday contests. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll shows support shaky for Sanders 'Medicare for all' CAMPAIGN 2016: Poll shows support shaky for Sanders 'Medicare for all'
10 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — At first blush, many Americans like the idea of “Medicare for all,” the government-run health system that’s a rallying cry for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Kasich, Cruz ballot papers challenged CAMPAIGN 2016: Kasich, Cruz ballot papers challenged
10 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Court challenges seeking to knock Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich off the Pennsylvania primary ballot have been scheduled for hearings in March. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Dush seeks re-election to 66th District seat CAMPAIGN 2016: Dush seeks re-election to 66th District seat
10 weeks ago -
State Rep. Cris Dush, R-Brookville, has announced he is seeking re-election in the 66th District, which covers all of Jefferson County and northern Indiana County. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Carson questions Obama's 'blackness'
10 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson is trying to reinvigorate his campaign for Republican presidential nomination by becoming the latest to question Barack Obama’s “blackness” ahead of critical upcoming votes. [Read More]
Commentary: The 'itching ears' of Trump followers Commentary: The 'itching ears' of Trump followers
10 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Since religious language has again infected this unpredictable and turbulent political season, here is a verse that could describe the followers of Donald Trump. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican candidates make final pitch to Nevada voters CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican candidates make final pitch to Nevada voters
10 weeks ago -
ELKO, Nevada — Republican presidential candidates took last-minute appeals for support across the breadth of Nevada, jockeying for votes with unabashed critiques of their White House rivals. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Wolf endorses Shapiro for attorney general CAMPAIGN 2016: Wolf endorses Shapiro for attorney general
10 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is backing Montgomery County’s Josh Shapiro to be Pennsylvania’s next attorney general. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton claim victory; Bush suspends campaign
10 weeks ago -
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Donald Trump barreled to victory in South Carolina’s Republican primary Saturday, deepening his hold on the GOP presidential field as the race headed into the South. “Let’s put this thing away,” he shouted to cheering supporters. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic hopefuls for Senate open debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic hopefuls for Senate open debate
11 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate met for a 90-minute debate on Friday night, playing heavily to the liberal crowd watching them and forgoing any opportunity to try to attack each other, at least not directly or by name. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Polls open today in South Carolina, Nevada CAMPAIGN 2016: Polls open today in South Carolina, Nevada
11 weeks ago -
COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a week of bitter attacks, Republicans face off today in South Carolina’s presidential primary, a contest that could determine Donald Trump’s strength as a front-runner and help clarify whether a more mainstream politician will ever emerge to challenge him. [Read More]
Local candidates end election bids Local candidates end election bids
11 weeks ago -
Two local Republican candidates — one in the 9th Congressional District race and one in the 62nd District House of Representatives contest — have ended their campaigns for nominations in the April primary. [Read More]
Pope, Trump clash over comments on Christianity Pope, Trump clash over comments on Christianity
11 weeks ago -
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Thrusting himself into the heated American presidential campaign, Pope Francis declared Thursday that Donald Trump is “not Christian” if he wants to address illegal immigration only by building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Senate hopefuls to meet for debate
11 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate will gather for a 90-minute debate with two months until Democrats pick a challenger to Republican incumbent Pat Toomey in the fall election. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton extends delegate lead despite Sanders' win in New Hampshire CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton extends delegate lead despite Sanders' win in New Hampshire
11 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Despite Bernie Sanders’ win in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is adding to her big lead among the delegates who will choose the Democratic nominee for president. [Read More]
Pope on Trump: Anyone who wants border walls isn't Christian Pope on Trump: Anyone who wants border walls isn't Christian
11 weeks ago -
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday that Donald Trump is "not Christian" if he wants to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border. Trump immediately fired back, saying it is disgraceful for a religious leader to question a person's faith. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Jane Sanders plays essential role in husband's bid CAMPAIGN 2016: Jane Sanders plays essential role in husband's bid
11 weeks ago -
ROMULUS, Mich. — When Jane Sanders saw an early cut of the “America” ad for her husband’s presidential campaign, she felt something wasn’t quite right. The problem? Her husband was talking in it. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz tells Trump to bring on lawsuit; Rubio secures endorsement CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz tells Trump to bring on lawsuit; Rubio secures endorsement
11 weeks ago -
CHAPIN, S.C. — A three-way feud among the GOP’s leading White House contenders escalated Wednesday, with Republican Ted Cruz daring Donald Trump to sue him and dismissing Marco Rubio’s charges of dishonesty just days before South Carolina’s high-stakes primary. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Primary hopeful disqualified
11 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state election officials said they have rejected the paperwork of Chicago businessman Willie Wilson to get on the state’s presidential primary ballot. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rep. Reed running for eighth term in state House CAMPAIGN 2016: Rep. Reed running for eighth term in state House
11 weeks ago -
State Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, announced Tuesday that he will seek to return to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives to serve another term representing the citizens of the 62nd District. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: 10 presidential candidates file for Pennsylvania ballot CAMPAIGN 2016: 10 presidential candidates file for Pennsylvania ballot
11 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — A total of 10 candidates for president of the United States and five each for the U.S. senator and state attorney general met Tuesday’s close-of-business deadline in Pennsylvania to file paperwork for the state’s April 26 ballot, according to state officials. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: South Carolina shaping up as high-stakes match for Republicans CAMPAIGN 2016: South Carolina shaping up as high-stakes match for Republicans
11 weeks ago -
Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Marco Rubio are locked in a high-stakes political chess match in South Carolina, strategically moving money and other campaign resources around in a bid to pull ahead in the Republican primary race — or at least keep their campaigns afloat if they don't work. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Former president offers tough takedown of Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Former president offers tough takedown of Trump
11 weeks ago -
CHARLESTON, S.C. — George W. Bush never mentioned Donald Trump. But with his folksy touch, the former president unleashed a tough takedown of the billionaire businessman who has upended a Republican Party his family has long led. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Bush brothers to stump in South Carolina CAMPAIGN 2016: Bush brothers to stump in South Carolina
11 weeks ago -
GREENVILLE, S.C. — George W. Bush won a bruising South Carolina presidential primary on his way to the Oval Office, as his father did before him. [Read More]
Into the mosh pit: Republican campaign talk gets nastier Into the mosh pit: Republican campaign talk gets nastier
11 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — In 2011, eyebrows shot up when former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin used a salty acronym — WTF — to mock the policies of President Barack Obama. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Colgan bows out of state Senate race CAMPAIGN 2016: Colgan bows out of state Senate race
11 weeks ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A candidate for state office has opted out of his campaign rather than again collecting 500 signatures, after being told his nominating petition snafu won’t be excused. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Dems' Senate race heats up over gas industry CAMPAIGN 2016: Dems' Senate race heats up over gas industry
11 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — In Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary, where there are few differences over issues, jousting over natural gas drilling is providing an opening. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders: Clinton coming 'unraveled' CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders: Clinton coming 'unraveled'
11 weeks ago -
RENO, Nev. — Bernie Sanders is pronouncing himself startled by the ferocity of Hillary Clinton’s attempts to take him down, saying she’s coming “unraveled” by his progress in the Democratic presidential campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Personal attacks punctuate Republican debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Personal attacks punctuate Republican debate
11 weeks ago -
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Obama step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio facing pressure in South Carolina CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio facing pressure in South Carolina
12 weeks ago -
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Marco Rubio enters tonight’s Republican presidential debate facing immense pressure to right his campaign after faltering badly in the last contest and finishing a disappointing fifth in New Hampshire. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders the same, yet different, in debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders the same, yet different, in debate
12 weeks ago -
MILWAUKEE — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn’t. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina CAMPAIGN 2016: Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina
12 weeks ago -
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party’s nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration
12 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Sanders look to emerge with wins CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Sanders look to emerge with wins
12 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire’s primary today with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders’ pursuit of their parties’ nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: New Hampshire set to vote in nation’s first primary CAMPAIGN 2016: New Hampshire set to vote in nation’s first primary
12 weeks ago -
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It’s been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rivals chasing Trump in New Hampshire CAMPAIGN 2016: Rivals chasing Trump in New Hampshire
12 weeks ago -
NASHUA, N.H. — GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire’s fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. [Read More]
Pattons immersed in New Hampshire campaigning Pattons immersed in New Hampshire campaigning
12 weeks ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
When your forecast calls for a high of 43 today, 3 to 6 inches of snow starting Monday, intermittent phone calls, occasional doorknockers, and a 100 percent chance of debate, you could only be in one place. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Casey campaigns in New Hampshire for Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Casey campaigns in New Hampshire for Clinton
12 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is heading to New Hampshire to campaign for Hillary Clinton ahead of that state’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio comes under fire at Republican debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Rubio comes under fire at Republican debate
12 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night’s Republican debate. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Presidential debate between Clinton, Sanders turns heated CAMPAIGN 2016: Presidential debate between Clinton, Sanders turns heated
13 weeks ago -
DURHAM, N.H. — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America’s political establishment. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sestak reports $2.6 million for primary
13 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrat Joe Sestak is heading into the final months of his U.S. Senate primary campaign with $2.6 million in the bank after raising $374,000 in the last three months of 2015. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: IUP student to run for 62nd District seat CAMPAIGN 2016: IUP student to run for 62nd District seat
13 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Patrick Edwards, of White Township, has announced he is a candidate for a Democratic nomination for the 62nd District of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates trade barbs in attorney general race CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates trade barbs in attorney general race
13 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — The race for Pennsylvania attorney general is becoming very heated between two leading Democrats seeking to replace Attorney General Kathleen Kane, set off by former Gov. Ed Rendell’s endorsement in the race Wednesday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls for Iowa do-over CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls for Iowa do-over
13 weeks ago -
NASHUA, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Paul, Santorum drop out of race CAMPAIGN 2016: Paul, Santorum drop out of race
13 weeks ago -
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, both ended their presidential campaigns on Wednesday, as the fallout from the Iowa caucuses continued to winnow the Republican field. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic race shaken, stirred as Clinton, Sanders prepare to debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Democratic race shaken, stirred as Clinton, Sanders prepare to debate
13 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a tug-of-war over who’s the best standard-bearer for progressive values as they road test lines of argument for the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Campaign turns to New Hampshire CAMPAIGN 2016: Campaign turns to New Hampshire
13 weeks ago -
NASHUA, N.H. — Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Kane says no money raised last year CAMPAIGN 2016: Kane says no money raised last year
13 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported she didn’t raise any campaign contributions from donors in 2015 and she used campaign cash to pay more than $300,000 to law firms and public relations agencies. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz wins; Democrats finish in dead heat in Iowa CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz wins; Democrats finish in dead heat in Iowa
13 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, N.H. — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. [Read More]
The day after the big day: What to watch in New Hampshire and beyond The day after the big day: What to watch in New Hampshire and beyond
13 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political suspense isn't over now that the Iowa caucuses are history. There will be plenty of intrigue to track on the day after, too. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Races tight as Iowans get say CAMPAIGN 2016: Races tight as Iowans get say
13 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — In a high-stakes test of enthusiasm versus organization, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in today’s Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Feud flares between Cruz, Rubio as Iowa nears CAMPAIGN 2016: Feud flares between Cruz, Rubio as Iowa nears
13 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, Iowa — As if hearing Marco Rubio’s footsteps creeping up on him, Ted Cruz directed much of his final advertising against the Florida senator in the frenzied weekend prelude to the Iowa caucuses, feeding a Republican feud that turned increasingly bitter ... [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: America, and its politics, remain fluid on eve of voting CAMPAIGN 2016: America, and its politics, remain fluid on eve of voting
14 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington’s ways after the 2010 tea party wave. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Marion Center man to challenge Shuster in 9th District CAMPAIGN 2016: Marion Center man to challenge Shuster in 9th District
14 weeks ago -
Richard Kozak, of Marion Center, has announced his bid for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, skipping GOP debate, holds his own event for veterans CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, skipping GOP debate, holds his own event for veterans
14 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — As his rivals made their final case to voters ahead of Iowa’s kickoff caucuses, Donald Trump was headlining a show of his own. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican hopefuls debate without frontrunner Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican hopefuls debate without frontrunner Trump
14 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — Front-runner Donald Trump’s boycott of the final debate before the Iowa caucuses created space for his rivals to delve more deeply into their differences on immigration, foreign policy and their approach to governing. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Local businessman seeks Senate seat CAMPAIGN 2016: Local businessman seeks Senate seat
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana restaurateur Tony DeLoreto has announced he is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for state senator in the 41st District. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump looks to divert attention from GOP debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump looks to divert attention from GOP debate
14 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage tonight absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the campaign by holding a competing event of his own. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders meets with Obama at the White House CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders meets with Obama at the White House
14 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his aides have said a lot of nice things about Bernie Sanders, but not this one: He’s ready to be president. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Will Cruz or Trump win hurt Toomey? CAMPAIGN 2016: Will Cruz or Trump win hurt Toomey?
14 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Long optimistic about U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey winning a second term in Pennsylvania, Republicans now have something to worry about — and it is not necessarily a strong Democratic Party challenger. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump visits church in Iowa, gets lesson in humility CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump visits church in Iowa, gets lesson in humility
14 weeks ago -
MUSCATINE, Iowa — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew of an Iowa church for a lesson in humility. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind Clinton
14 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton hasn’t just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama’s legacy lately. She’s been wrapping herself in his Cabinet. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid CAMPAIGN 2016: Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid
14 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump welcomes a senator, bashes Beck's support of Cruz CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump welcomes a senator, bashes Beck's support of Cruz
14 weeks ago -
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Donald Trump is so confident about the loyalty of his supporters that he predicted Saturday they would stick with him even if he shot someone. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders shadowing each other across Iowa CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Sanders shadowing each other across Iowa
15 weeks ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are shadowing each other across eastern Iowa, eager to carve out any advantage in a race that’s deadlocked with just over a week until the state’s lead-off caucuses. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sen. White announces run for fifth term CAMPAIGN 2016: Sen. White announces run for fifth term
15 weeks ago -
State Sen. Don White, R-Indiana, announced today his intention to seek re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in the 41st Senatorial District. The district includes all of Armstrong and Indiana counties as well as parts of Butler and Westmoreland counties. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Stollsteimer quits race for attorney general
15 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Jack Stollsteimer is quitting the Democratic nomination race for Pennsylvania attorney general. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Palin endorses Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Palin endorses Trump
15 weeks ago -
AMES, Iowa — Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa’s kickoff caucuses. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: U.K. lawmakers slam Trump, but most oppose banning him CAMPAIGN 2016: U.K. lawmakers slam Trump, but most oppose banning him
15 weeks ago -
LONDON — Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in Britain’s Parliament. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Fiorina's husband hits the campaign trail CAMPAIGN 2016: Fiorina's husband hits the campaign trail
15 weeks ago -
MARION, Iowa — There’s another man out on the presidential campaign trail this year looking to become America’s first gentleman. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: In tight race, Democrats debate passion versus practicality CAMPAIGN 2016: In tight race, Democrats debate passion versus practicality
15 weeks ago -
CHARLESTON, S.C. — With just two weeks to go before the first votes of the 2016 race for president, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in their most contentious debate matchup to date, underscoring their tightening primary race as the Iowa caucuses draw near. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz failed to report second campaign loan in 2012 CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz failed to report second campaign loan in 2012
16 weeks ago -
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, already facing scrutiny for not disclosing a Goldman Sachs loan he used for his 2012 Senate campaign, also failed to disclose a second loan, from Citibank, for the same race, according to a letter he sent Thursday to federal election officials. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Local businessman to run for seat in 62nd District CAMPAIGN 2016: Local businessman to run for seat in 62nd District
16 weeks ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
An Indiana-area businessman has laid out a five-point platform for his campaign for election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this spring. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Cruz grab spotlight at debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Cruz grab spotlight at debate
16 weeks ago -
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — With just over two weeks until voting begins, Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz firmly asserted their standing atop the GOP race in a fiery debate. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Colgan announces run for 41st District CAMPAIGN 2016: Colgan announces run for 41st District
16 weeks ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Robert Colgan, of Rayne Township, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania Senate in the 41st District. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Congressman Shuster announces bid for ninth term CAMPAIGN 2016: Congressman Shuster announces bid for ninth term
16 weeks ago -
Congressman Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, who represents Indiana County and all or parts of 10 other counties, announced Monday he will seek re-election to continue serving the 9th Congressional District in Washington, D.C. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Shapiro to run for Pennsylvania Attorney General CAMPAIGN 2016: Shapiro to run for Pennsylvania Attorney General
16 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Josh Shapiro, the chairman of Montgomery County’s commissioners, said Monday that he is running for state attorney general, joining a crowded field vying to succeed the embattled Kathleen Kane in the November election. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Toomey heads into 2016 with $10 million
16 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s campaign said it is heading into 2016 with nearly $10 million in the bank as the Republican seeks a second term representing Pennsylvania. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz downplays Trump comments
17 weeks ago -
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz tried to make a joke Tuesday out of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump raising questions about whether the Texas senator’s birth in Canada could be a liability if he becomes the GOP’s nominee. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders vows to break up banks during his first year in office
17 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will pledge to break up the country’s largest financial institutions within the first year of his administration should he win the White House next November. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Bill Clinton kicks off tour to back wife's campaign CAMPAIGN 2016: Bill Clinton kicks off tour to back wife's campaign
17 weeks ago -
NASHUA, N.H. — Former President Bill Clinton made his debut solo appearance on behalf of his wife’s 2016 presidential campaign in New Hampshire Monday — a lot grayer, a bit trimmer and far more subdued than nearly a quarter-century ago. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump brushes off Muslim video CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump brushes off Muslim video
17 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump won’t be dissuaded from saying what he thinks simply because Islamic extremists use his words to recruit Muslims to their cause. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders campaign says it's raised $33 million since October CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders campaign says it's raised $33 million since October
17 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $33 million during the past three months in his bid to win the Democratic nomination, his campaign said on Saturday, just short of the amount brought in by rival Hillary Clinton during the same period. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton campaign says it raised $37 million in 4th quarter CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton campaign says it raised $37 million in 4th quarter
17 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president said Friday it raised $37 million in the past three months and more than $112 million in all of 2015 to support her bid for the Democratic nomination. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania presidential primary race to set tone CAMPAIGN 2016: Pennsylvania presidential primary race to set tone
18 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania faces a busy election year in 2016, with the presidential primary campaigns expected to set the tone early on. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama says Trump exploiting fears about economy, demographics CAMPAIGN 2016: Obama says Trump exploiting fears about economy, demographics
19 weeks ago -
HONOLULU — President Barack Obama, in a broadside against the leading Republican presidential candidate, says billionaire Donald Trump is “exploiting” the fears that working-class men in particular have about the economy and stagnant wages. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls Clinton a 'liar' over video claim CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump calls Clinton a 'liar' over video claim
19 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton says Republican Donald Trump has become recruiting fodder for Islamic extremists, and Trump calls her a liar, in what could be a preview of the 2016 general election campaign for president. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Republican field clear for senator's attorney general bid
19 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A third-term state representative and former prosecutor from the Philadelphia suburbs is ending his candidacy for Pennsylvania attorney general. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton avoids campaign diet pitfalls with hot peppers, yoga CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton avoids campaign diet pitfalls with hot peppers, yoga
19 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Gone are the Bojangles fried chicken and biscuits. When supporters offer Tex-Mex, she takes a salad. And forget about cake (most of the time). [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP contenders' backyard brawl Commentary: The GOP contenders' backyard brawl
19 weeks ago -
Carly Fiorina projected herself as Margaret Thatcher. Jeb Bush projected himself as mostly ineffective. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump argued with one another like junior high school kids who think they’re the smartest ones in the room. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Graham drops out of Republican race CAMPAIGN 2016: Graham drops out of Republican race
19 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham announced today he was ending his 2016 presidential campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's mix of business, politics makes for unorthodox bid CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's mix of business, politics makes for unorthodox bid
19 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — It can be hard to see where Donald Trump the business ends and Donald Trump the presidential candidate begins. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders apologizes at debate for database breach
19 weeks ago -
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Bernie Sanders apologized to Hillary Clinton and his own supporters Saturday night for a breach of her campaign’s valuable voter data. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Allegheny County DA announces bid for attorney general CAMPAIGN 2016: Allegheny County DA announces bid for attorney general
20 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Longtime Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. declared his candidacy Wednesday for the Democratic nomination for state attorney general, joining at least three other competitors while embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane fights to keep her job. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Famed investor Buffett to give stamp of approval to Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Famed investor Buffett to give stamp of approval to Clinton
20 weeks ago -
OMAHA, Neb. — Like many Americans, Warren Buffett can write a $2,700 check to support his favorite presidential candidate. But as one of the wealthiest Americans, he can also unleash immense financial clout by giving untold millions to super PACs supporting his preferred contender in the race. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Morganelli to run for attorney general's post
20 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says he will seek the Democratic nomination for state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s job. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio clash sharply on national security, immigration CAMPAIGN 2016: Cruz, Rubio clash sharply on national security, immigration
20 weeks ago -
LAS VEGAS — Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed sharply over national security and immigration in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, thrusting their evolving feud to the forefront of the GOP race. [Read More]

POLLING PLACES:

Armagh

 Fire Hall, 12095 Rte. 56 Hwy. E., Armagh, PA 15920

Armstrong Township

ARMSTRONG 1, The Event Hall, 4677 Parkwood Rd., Shelocta, PA 15774


ARMSTRONG 2, Shelocta United Presbyterian Church, 182 S. Ridge Rd., Shelocta, PA 15774

 

Banks Township

Township Supervisors’ Building, 1870 Hemlock Lane Rd., Rossiter, PA 15772

Blacklick Township

Blacklick Township Community Center/Old Gordon School House, 132 Hill Rd., Blairsville, PA 15717

Blairsville

BLAIRSVILLE 1, United Presbyterian Church, 137 North Walnut St., Blairsville, PA 15717


BLAIRSVILLE 2, Old American Legion Building, 101 E. North Lane, Blairsville, PA 15717


BLAIRSVILLE 3, Morewood Towers, 101 Morewood Ave., Blairsville, PA 15717

 

Brush Valley Township

Brush Valley Fire Hall, 5540 Rte. 259 Hwy., Brush Valley, PA 15720

Buffington Township

BUFFINGTON 1, Twp. Supervisors’ Building, 1010 Rte. 403 Hwy. S., Homer City, PA 15748


BUFFINGTON 2, Dilltown Sportsmen’s Club, 3092 Oneida Mine Rd., Dilltown, PA 15929

 

Burrell Township

BURRELL 1, Blacklick Fire Hall, 151 Main St., Blacklick, PA 15716


BURRELL 2, Chestnut Hills Senior Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville, PA 15717

 

Canoe Township

Township Supervisors’ Building, 1670 Canoe Ridge Rd., Rossiter PA 15772

Center Township

CENTER 1, Bethel Presbyterian Church, 1470 Bethel Church Rd., Indiana, PA 15701


CENTER 2, Coral/Graceton Fire Hall, 437 1st St., Coral, PA 15731


CENTER 3, Roman Catholic Church/Rec. Hall, 427 Lucerne Rd., Lucernemines, PA 15754

 

Cherryhill Township

CHERRYHILL 1, Cherryhill Twp. Fire Hall, 1442 N. Harmony Rd., Penn Run, PA 15765


CHERRYHILL 2, Hull’s Farm & Lawn Equip. Showroom, 4299 Airport Road, Indiana, PA 15701

 

Cherry Tree

Presbyterian Church, 122 Front St., Cherry Tree, PA 15724

Clymer

Clymer Municipal Building, 115 6th St., Clymer, PA 15728

Conemaugh Township

CONEMAUGH 1, Twp. Supervisors’ Building, 16980 Rte. 286 Hwy. W., Saltsburg, PA 15681


CONEMAUGH 2, Tunnelton Fire Hall, 76 E. 3rd Ave., Saltsburg, PA 15681


CONEMAUGH 3, Saltsburg Sr. High/Main Entrance, 84 Trojan Drive, Saltsburg, PA 15681

 

Creekside

Creekside Fire Hall, Creekside, PA 15732

East Mahoning Township

Township Supervisors’ Building, 12052 Rte. 119 Hwy. N., Marion Center, PA 15759

East Wheatfield Township

EAST WHEATFIELD 1, Armagh/East Wheatfield Fire Hall, 12095 Rte. 56 Hwy. E., Armagh, PA 15920


EAST WHEATFIELD 2, Twp. Supervisors’ Building, 11444 Rte. 56 East, Armagh, PA 15920

 

Ernest

Assumption RC Church/Activ. Bldg., 757 Main St., Ernest, PA 15739

Glen Campbell

Borough Building/Fire Hall, 440 Glenwood Ave., Glen Campbell, PA 15742

Grant Township

Grant Township Supervisors’ Bldg., 100 East Run Rd., Marion Center, PA 15759

Green Township

GREEN 1, Pine Grove Church of God, 4806 Route 240 Hwy., Cherry Tree, PA 15724


GREEN 2, Morning Star Ministries Church, 4297 Starford Rd., Starford, PA 15777


GREEN 3, Wesleyan Ministry Center, 222 Purchase Line Rd., Dixonville, PA 15734

 

Homer City

HOMER CITY 1, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City, PA 15748


HOMER CITY 2, Homer City Fire Hall, 25 W. Church St., Homer City, PA 15748

 

Indiana

INDIANA 1, Christian Church, 80 N. 5th Street, Indiana, PA 15701


INDIANA 2/1, Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School St., Indiana, PA 15701


INDIANA 2/2, Trinity Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana, PA 15701


INDIANA 3/1, Pratt Hall, IUP, Main Lobby, 233 Pratt Dr., Indiana, PA 15705


INDIANA 3/2, Zink Hall, Gym B, IUP


INDIANA 3/4, Lifesteps, 1455 Church St., Indiana, PA 15701


INDIANA 4, Courthouse Annex, 827 Water St., Indiana, PA 15701

 

Marion Center

Marion Center Fire Hall, 701 Manor St, Marion Center, PA 15759

Montgomery Township

1220 Cush Creek Road, Cherry Tree, PA 15724

North Mahoning Township

Mahoning Hills Senior Center, 19298 Rte. 119 Hwy. N., Punxsutawney, PA 15767

Pine Township

PINE 1, Historical Society, 14729 Rte. 422 Hwy. E., Strongstown, PA 15957


PINE 2, Pine Twp. Fire Hall, 6485 Rte. 403 Hwy. N., Heilwood, PA 15745


PINE 3, County Building, 11327 Rte. 553 Hwy., Alverda, PA  15710

 

Rayne Township

Martin Hall, 3703 Tanoma Rd., Clymer, PA 15728 (Tanoma)

Saltsburg

Saltsburg Borough Building, 316 Point St., Saltsburg, PA 15681

Shelocta

Borough Building, 440 Main Street, Shelocta, PA 15774

Smicksburg

Salem Lutheran Church, 26 Clarion St., Smicksburg, PA 16256

South Mahoning Township

Township Municipal Building, 10 Rossmoyne Rd., Home, PA 15747

Washington Township

Township Supervisors’ Building, 360 Red Lion Road, Creekside, PA 15728

West Mahoning Township

County Building, 135 Dayton Smicksburg Rd., Smicksburg, PA 16256

West Wheatfield Township

WEST WHEATFIELD 1, West Wheatfield Community Building, 290 Caroline St., Robinson, PA 15949


WEST WHEATFIELD 2, Clyde Fire Hall, 8198 Rte. 22 Hwy. E., New Florence, PA 15944 (Clyde)

 

White Township

WHITE 1, Indiana Ice & Expo Center, 200 Kunkle Dr., Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 2, Mack Park Picnic Pavilion, 750 S. Sixth St., Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 3/1, Calvary Evangelical Free Church, 74 S. Ben Franklin Rd., Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 3/2, Rustic Lodge, 2199 Oakland Ave., Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 3/3, Christian & Missionary Alliance Church (across from CVS), 2510 Warren Rd., Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 4-5, Chevy Chase Community Center, 670 N. Fifth St. Rear, Indiana, PA 15701


WHITE 6, YMCA Building/Community Meeting Rm., 84 Ben Franklin Rd. N., Indiana, PA 15701

 

Young Township

YOUNG 1, Coal Run Fire Hall, 2184 Coal Run Rd., Clune, PA 15727


YOUNG 2, Church of God, 150 Blackleggs Rd., West Lebanon, PA 15783


YOUNG 3, Iselin Fire Hall, 375 Red St., Saltsburg, PA 15681