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Commentary: Help wanted: VP for Trump Commentary: Help wanted: VP for Trump
3 hours ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Help wanted: Seasoned Republican politician with Washington experience. Must have high energy, conservative credentials and a strong stomach. Job requires working for mercurial boss who provokes needless crises without warning. [Read More]
Clinton failed to hand over copy of key email Clinton failed to hand over copy of key email
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WASHINGTON — Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday. [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy
3 hours ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The face of America is changing very rapidly, and Republicans are reacting with a cynical and insidious attempt to hold back the future. [Read More]
Commentary: At the edge of inside Commentary: At the edge of inside
18 hours ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In any organization there are some people who serve at the core. These insiders are in the rooms when the decisions are made. Hillary Clinton, for example, is now at the core of the Democratic Party. [Read More]
Commentary: Will Trump last the election? Commentary: Will Trump last the election?
18 hours ago - - GENE LYONS
An ordinary sociopath would have known to pretend shock and sorrow after the terrible mass murders in Orlando. [Read More]
Commentary: Character no longer counts Commentary: Character no longer counts
2 days ago - - CAL THOMAS
Ranking right up there with the line, “Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?” is this recent headline in The Washington Times: “Honesty issues aside, voters still back Hillary Clinton, poll shows.” [Read More]
As I see it: Why Trump's competitive in Pennsylvania As I see it: Why Trump's competitive in Pennsylvania
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Voters like Chris Coughenour, a Pittsburgh-area truck driver, may represent presidential candidate Donald Trump’s biggest challenge. Those like Cherie Spena, a hair stylist, and Brian Easter, a limo driver, are his best hope. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski CAMPAIGN 2016: CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski
2 days ago -
NEW YORK — CNN snapped up former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski three days after he was fired, and he began his new career as a political commentator Thursday by not answering a direct question about whether he'd agreed not to disparage his former boss. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump targets Clinton's character in speech CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump targets Clinton's character in speech
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NEW YORK — Donald Trump launched a blistering attack Wednesday on Hillary Clinton’s record and character, slamming his presidential rival as a “world class liar” who raked in personal profits from her tenure at the State Department. [Read More]
Many say political opponents frighten them, poll finds Many say political opponents frighten them, poll finds
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NEW YORK — Democratic and Republican views of the opposing political party have sunk to such lows that many say their rivals make them feel afraid, a major public opinion poll released Wednesday found. [Read More]
Commentary: A tale of two parties Commentary: A tale of two parties
4 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Do you remember what happened when the Berlin Wall fell? Until that moment, nobody realized just how decadent Communism had become. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton says Trump would plunge economy into recession CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton says Trump would plunge economy into recession
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning his “reckless” approach would hurt workers still trying to recover from the 2008 economic turbulence. [Read More]
Commentary: Campaign looks a lot like 2012 Commentary: Campaign looks a lot like 2012
4 days ago - - BYRON YORK
The latest national polls show Donald Trump in dire shape. In the RealClearPolitics average, Trump has dropped below 40 percent — 39.1 percent, to be precise — while Mitt Romney, in the entire losing 2012 campaign, never fell below 43 percent. [Read More]
Cops withdraw traffic ticket
4 days ago -
PITTSTON (AP) — Police have withdrawn a $700 ticket issued to a tractor-trailer promoting Donald Trump’s presidential campaign that got stuck on a Pennsylvania bridge. [Read More]
Commentary: Even in failure, Bernie makes point Commentary: Even in failure, Bernie makes point
5 days ago - - JOHN CRISP
Thanks, Bernie! Your campaign was a long shot from the beginning, but, as many have noted, your more-than-respectable showing in the primary season has pulled the conversation and the political center a little to the left. [Read More]
Trump fires campaign manager Trump fires campaign manager
5 days ago -
NEW YORK — Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and end an internal power struggle plaguing the billionaire businessman’s unconventional White House bid. [Read More]
Clinton well ahead in campaign cash Clinton well ahead in campaign cash
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Donald Trump enters the general election campaign laboring under the worst financial and organizational disadvantage of any major party nominee in recent history, placing both his candidacy and party in political peril. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump in the dumps Commentary: Trump in the dumps
6 days ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
He won’t pivot. So I have to. Having seen Donald Trump as a braggadocious but benign celebrity in New York for decades, I did not regard him as the apotheosis of evil. He seemed more like a toon. [Read More]
Politically Uncorrected: Trump's keys to Keystone State Politically Uncorrected: Trump's keys to Keystone State
1 week ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Two questions dominate all others as the fall presidential campaign begins in Pennsylvania. Can the GOP win in Pennsylvania in 2016? If so, how do they do it? [Read More]
Commentary: Is Trump running for president in the wrong country? Commentary: Is Trump running for president in the wrong country?
1 week ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The evidence continues to mount: Donald Trump does not understand or respect the political system he seeks to lead. The only other explanation is that he understands the system very well, and is trying to undermine its basic foundations in order to clear his path to the White House. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats set to give Trump 'rude awakening' in summer onslaught CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats set to give Trump 'rude awakening' in summer onslaught
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NEW ORLEANS — Donald Trump’s unconventional campaign is about to feel the heat of political organization. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton the most qualified? Commentary: Clinton the most qualified?
1 week ago - - CAL THOMAS
Speaking of Hillary Clinton, President Obama said, “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.” Really? She would be equal to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan and himself? [Read More]
Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue Commentary: GOP needs superdelegate rescue
1 week ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Splashed all over the news this week is precisely the sort of political crisis many party leaders were terrified about — more than three decades ago. Their solution was to invent a most unconventional convention concept: superdelegates. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders says he'll work for Trump's defeat CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders says he'll work for Trump's defeat
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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Pressing his “political revolution” to turn its attention to defeating Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he will work with Hillary Clinton to transform the Democratic Party itself and “create the America that we know we can become.” [Read More]
Commentary: A party agrift Commentary: A party agrift
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This is not a column about Donald Trump. It’s not about the fraudulent scheme that was Trump University. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's contempt for media is calculated CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's contempt for media is calculated
2 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s favorite nickname for the news media is the “dishonest press.” He swaps in “disgusting press” from time to time. [Read More]
Obama, Clinton bash Trump for his remarks on massacre Obama, Clinton bash Trump for his remarks on massacre
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President Obama denounced Donald Trump on Tuesday for his remarks in the aftermath of the shooting massacre in Orlando, Fla., warning that Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, was peddling a “dangerous” mindset that recalled dark and shameful periods in U.S. history. [Read More]
Commentary: Ralph Reed goes all in for Trump Commentary: Ralph Reed goes all in for Trump
2 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
As Ralph Reed, the longtime evangelical leader, sees it, Donald Trump did two smart things in his appearance before Reed’s Faith & Freedom Coalition Road to Majority conference in Washington recently. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: In last primary, Clinton wins in D.C. CAMPAIGN 2016: In last primary, Clinton wins in D.C.
2 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation’s capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month’s party convention in Philadelphia. [Read More]
Commentary: Media learn how to handle Trump Commentary: Media learn how to handle Trump
2 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Donald Trump’s free ride on your television screen is coming to an end. In the Republican primary campaign, Trump profited from his undeniable entertainment value, grabbing hours of TV time with speeches, news conferences and interviews. To be honest, it was hard not to watch. [Read More]
Commentary: Civility needed in American politics Commentary: Civility needed in American politics
2 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Several years ago Jim Mullen had a good idea. Actually it turned out to be a great idea, considering the state of American politics today. [Read More]
Trump, Clinton at odds over Orlando shooting Trump, Clinton at odds over Orlando shooting
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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton outlined dramatically different proposals for combating terrorism and gun violence following the deadly Orlando nightclub attacks. [Read More]
Commentary: Force Trump to release tax returns Commentary: Force Trump to release tax returns
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The longer Donald Trump waits to release his tax returns, the greater the suspicion that he has something to hide. [Read More]
Analysis: Trump, Clinton contrast in Orlando response Analysis: Trump, Clinton contrast in Orlando response
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WASHINGTON — For Donald Trump, the mass shooting in Florida was a moment to redouble his call for tougher action against terrorism. For Hillary Clinton, it was a time to choose words carefully. [Read More]
Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump attacks journalists who dare to ask him hard questions. Now, according to Bloomberg News, he’s urging his supporters to assail reporters who challenge him on a critical issue: his denunciation of a federal judge presiding over a fraud case against one of his business ventures. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary and the horizontals Commentary: Hillary and the horizontals
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
I spent much of this past politically momentous week at a workshop on inequality, where papers were presented on everything from the causes of wage disparities to the effects of inequality on happiness. [Read More]
Commentary: Contempt for courts Commentary: Contempt for courts
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Federal judges have repeatedly and emphatically refused to recuse themselves from cases because of their race or ethnicity. These rulings were driven by two realizations: Ethnically based challenges would reduce every judge to a racial category, which would be racist in itself. [Read More]
Romney loyalists ponder future
2 weeks ago -
PARK CITY, Utah — Donald Trump can be an effective president, and he’s going to win with you or without you, Republican Chairman Reince Priebus told several hundred of the party’s top donors and strategists Saturday. [Read More]
Road to 270: Where Trump, Clinton start their race Road to 270: Where Trump, Clinton start their race
2 weeks ago -
No matter the 2016 presidential matchup after the primary campaigns, the Democratic nominee was likely to have an edge over the Republican candidate once the election turned toward the November race. [Read More]
Trump campaigns at Pittsburgh airport Trump campaigns at Pittsburgh airport
2 weeks ago -
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump touched down for a campaign stop in Pittsburgh this afternoon, where he offered a spirited, if familiar, mix of promises, boasts and insults to an enthusiastic crowd. [Read More]
Commentary: Door No. 3? Commentary: Door No. 3?
2 weeks ago -
Even before Democratic voters in six states got out of bed Tuesday Hillary Clinton had clinched her party’s presidential nomination. Sure, that included — before Tuesday night — some 571 superdelegates, which U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders insists shouldn’t count just yet. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders' claims do not compute Commentary: Sanders' claims do not compute
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it’s too bad The Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted Tuesday. [Read More]
Commentary: The unity illusion Commentary: The unity illusion
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Paul Ryan says it’s time for Republicans to unite with the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Explaining Donald Trump Commentary: Explaining Donald Trump
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
NEW YORK — If there is one explanation for Donald Trump’s success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Trump work toward party unity CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Trump work toward party unity
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WASHINGTON — The presidential race shifted to the nation’s capital Friday, with Democrats executing a carefully orchestrated plan to unify their party around presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Court considers ballot issue on age Court considers ballot issue on age
2 weeks ago -
A Pennsylvania court panel heard arguments Thursday over whether the General Assembly acted properly when it invalidated a proposed constitutional amendment on the primary ballot that would allow judges to remain on the bench five years beyond the mandatory retirement age of 70. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats unify in support of Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Democrats unify in support of Clinton
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WASHINGTON — Nearing the end of a lengthy primary fight, Democrats are coalescing around Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid and looking to reunite the party through a carefully orchestrated plan aimed at nudging rival Bernie Sanders to make his exit. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Sanders helping Trump? Commentary: Is Sanders helping Trump?
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Bernie Sanders has had a stunning impact this year, helping set the political agenda and winning the passionate embrace of a demographic a quarter his age. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Unmaking of the Grand Old Party is playing out on a screen near you. And although it seems to be stuck in an unending loop of slow-motion replays, please do not call your help desk. [Read More]
Commentary: Time is now for new GOP Commentary: Time is now for new GOP
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11. This party needs to just shut itself down and start over — now. Seriously, someone please start a New Republican Party! [Read More]
Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel
2 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — If one has to explain in a word why Hillary Clinton has made decisions that have undercut her image and left her vulnerable to questions about her ethics and at times even her honesty, it is “imperiousness.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's son-in-law emerges as quiet force CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's son-in-law emerges as quiet force
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NEW YORK — A new power player has emerged among the feuding factions behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, one that through the bonds of marriage enjoys a direct line to the Republican billionaire. [Read More]
Trump turns to object of his ridicule: a teleprompter
3 weeks ago -
BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. — Donald Trump routinely mocks his rivals for using teleprompters, but the presumptive Republican presidential nominee relied on the much-maligned political crutch Tuesday night for his closely watched speech at the end of the Republican primary calendar. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: California sends two Democratic women to runoff CAMPAIGN 2016: California sends two Democratic women to runoff
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a historic first, California voters Tuesday sent two Democrats, both minority women, to a November runoff for the state's open U.S. Senate seat. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP denounces Trump's remarks about judge
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Leading Republicans united Tuesday in an extraordinary denunciation of Donald Trump’s attacks on a federal judge, with House Speaker Paul Ryan calling them the “textbook definition of a racist comment.” [Read More]
Commentary: #NeverTrump party's desperate scenarios Commentary: #NeverTrump party's desperate scenarios
3 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The #NeverTrump conservatives who hope to recruit a third-party candidate to challenge Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have so far had no luck. A number of potential candidates, well known and not, have turned down the chance to run. [Read More]
Ex-Clinton staffer files immunity agreements
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — The former aide to Hillary Clinton who set up her private email server confirmed in a court filing Tuesday that the Justice Department had granted him limited immunity from prosecution, but filed copies of the deal under seal and asked a judge to keep them out of public view. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Hillary Clinton claims historic victory in Democratic primary
3 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party. [Read More]
Commentary: California will tell story for Dems Commentary: California will tell story for Dems
3 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Barring a miracle, Bernie Sanders still isn’t going to win the Democratic nomination — even if he wins the California primary. But that doesn’t mean today’s election is meaningless. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary and the 'what if' scenarios Commentary: Hillary and the 'what if' scenarios
3 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Some believe that soon after today’s final presidential primaries the FBI will interview Hillary Clinton about her handling of emails while she was secretary of state. What comes next is the subject of much speculation. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: History in hand, Clinton faces voters as presumptive nominee CAMPAIGN 2016: History in hand, Clinton faces voters as presumptive nominee
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History already in hand, Hillary Clinton will celebrate becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party Tuesday following votes in California, New Jersey and four other states — contests Clinton hopes send her into the general election in strong standing. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Can third-party candidate win? Red-Blue America: Can third-party candidate win?
3 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, consider whether a third-party candidate could break through this year. [Read More]
GOP to Trump: Lay off Judge Curiel's Mexican heritage GOP to Trump: Lay off Judge Curiel's Mexican heritage
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Republicans are warning their presumptive presidential nominee to lay off the Latino judge presiding over a lawsuit against Trump University and make good on a promise to unite the fractured GOP. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: After weekend wins, Clinton on cusp of Democratic nomination CAMPAIGN 2016: After weekend wins, Clinton on cusp of Democratic nomination
3 weeks ago -
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hillary Clinton stands on the cusp of garnering enough delegates to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, having overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in a pair of weekend elections in the Caribbean. [Read More]
Commentary: The trap of history Commentary: The trap of history
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
History is usually a good guide for understanding elections. Even times of unease and upheaval don’t repeal the basic laws of politics. But history can also be a trap, blinding us to inflection points that shift the river of public life into a new course. [Read More]
Commentary: Year of the woman? Wasn't that in 1973? Commentary: Year of the woman? Wasn't that in 1973?
3 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I have been told by otherwise intelligent, alert, accomplished women that I must vote for Hillary Clinton. Some have said it’s because failing to cast my vote for Bill’s charming better half will be a de facto plus one for Team Trump. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Would a third party matter? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Would a third party matter?
3 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Billionaire ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg flirted with one. Mitt Romney still wants one as does Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, influential blogger Erick Erickson, and a bevy of GOP consultants, strategists and insiders. [Read More]
Commentary: The id that ate the planet Commentary: The id that ate the planet
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Tuesday the political arm of the Natural Resources Defense Council, one of America’s most influential environmentalist groups, made its first presidential endorsement ever, giving the nod to Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Attack ads targeted at McGinty CAMPAIGN 2016: Attack ads targeted at McGinty
3 weeks ago -
TV attack ads are flying in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and his Democratic challenger, Katie McGinty. The race could help determine control of the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 8 election. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders vows to keep fighting CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders vows to keep fighting
3 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES — With the primary season near its end, a defiant Bernie Sanders declared Saturday that the Democratic presidential process should not be decided by party leaders and elected officials, predicting a contested summer convention against rival Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: Why not expose Sanders' past? Commentary: Why not expose Sanders' past?
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Here’s my basic problem with Bernie Sanders. To put it bluntly, once a Trotskyite, always a fool. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton says U.S. needs 'president, not dictator' CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton says U.S. needs 'president, not dictator'
3 weeks ago -
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Hillary Clinton is keeping the heat on Donald Trump, saying “we are trying to elect a president, not a dictator.” [Read More]
Fundraising in high gear for July conventions Fundraising in high gear for July conventions
3 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA — With just weeks to go before Republicans and Democrats gather to nominate a presidential candidate, organizers in Philadelphia and Cleveland are hustling to hit fundraising targets that top $60 million apiece. [Read More]
Commentary: Email issue may derail Clinton Commentary: Email issue may derail Clinton
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Hillary Clinton seemed to have everything going for her as the Democratic presidential front-runner. Everyone knew there would be hurdles along the pathway to the presidency. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Speaker Ryan endorses Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Speaker Ryan endorses Trump
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Ending weeks of reluctance to embrace his party’s presumptive nominee, Speaker Paul D. Ryan endorsed Donald Trump for president on Thursday in a modest but unequivocal backing of a candidate whose views Ryan has frequently condemned. [Read More]
Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support Commentary: Measuring stick for Trump support
3 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we are here to help readers who are feeling understandably besieged, beleaguered and beset because they once proudly voted for Republicans for president and now don’t know what to do. [Read More]
Commentary: Politicians and lies that matter Commentary: Politicians and lies that matter
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Your Honor, I rise this week in defense of Hillary Clinton. I see from polls that Clinton scores very low on “trustworthy” questions. Well, let’s talk about truth in politics. [Read More]
Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant
3 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — The manual for the staff at Trump University events was precise: The room temperature should be 68 degrees. Seats should be arranged in a theater-style curve. And government prosecutors had no right to see any documents without a warrant. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Parroting Obama/Clinton party line Letter to the editor: Parroting Obama/Clinton party line
4 weeks ago -
Thank goodness, we have someone in the house who will predictably parrot party-line leftist dogma, most recently on May 24 (“Clinton should follow Obama policies”). [Read More]
Commentary: Feel the math Commentary: Feel the math
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This is my fifth presidential campaign as a New York Times columnist, so I’ve watched a lot of election coverage, and I came into this cycle prepared for the worst. Or so I thought. [Read More]
'Playbooks' outline aggressive sales tactics at Trump University 'Playbooks' outline aggressive sales tactics at Trump University
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SAN DIEGO — Trump University gave employees detailed instructions on how to entice people to enroll in its real estate seminars, from targeting people making at least $90,000 a year to choosing words of flattery that are most persuasive. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Testy Trump takes umbrage with questions on fundraiser CAMPAIGN 2016: Testy Trump takes umbrage with questions on fundraiser
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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s heated war with the media reached new heights as he turned the brag-worthy feat of raising $5.6 million for veterans’ charities into a sparring match with reporters pressing him on the issue. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Trump attacked Martinez Commentary: Why Trump attacked Martinez
4 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Many observers were mystified when Donald Trump attacked New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. But the story was really very simple: Martinez hit Trump, so Trump hit back. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Gov. Jerry Brown endorses Clinton
4 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Hillary Clinton just a week before the state’s June 7 primary. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: From Ike to Obama, CIA has briefed presidential candidates
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — After the political convention confetti is swept away, a more sobering tradition of the presidential election begins: The regular, top-secret intelligence briefings for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump trails Clinton with digital campaigning CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump trails Clinton with digital campaigning
4 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say. [Read More]
Commentary: Rules? What rules? Commentary: Rules? What rules?
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
“Rules are made to be broken” is a saying that has many variations, but perhaps no one has summed up Hillary Clinton’s attitude (and Bill’s, too) about rules more than the late science-fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Animal rights activists disrupt Sanders rally CAMPAIGN 2016: Animal rights activists disrupt Sanders rally
4 weeks ago -
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A group of animal rights activists briefly interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in Northern California when they jumped barricades and tried to rush the podium. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game
4 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bernie Sanders is playing a selfish, dangerous game. [Read More]
Commentary: Delusions of competence Commentary: Delusions of competence
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In general, you shouldn’t pay much attention to polls at this point, especially with Republicans unifying around Donald Trump while Bernie Sanders hasn’t conceded the inevitable. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Few happy with choices for president, poll finds
4 weeks ago -
While 65 percent of Americans say they’re interested in the White House race, just 23 percent say they’re excited as the presidential contest shifts from the primaries to the general election, according to a new poll. [Read More]
School funding creates divide in attorney general's race School funding creates divide in attorney general's race
4 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — The battle in Pennsylvania over school funding could take on a new dimension. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The first thing to understand is that, before it’s a presidential election, it’s a TV program. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump no longer wants to debate Sanders CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump no longer wants to debate Sanders
4 weeks ago -
SAN DIEGO — Republican Donald Trump says he’s not interested in debating Democrat Bernie Sanders after all. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump shifts toward general election, taking aim at Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump shifts toward general election, taking aim at Clinton
4 weeks ago -
BISMARCK, N.D. — Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party’s delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton’s prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs. [Read More]
Commentary: A better way to run for president Commentary: A better way to run for president
4 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees of their respective parties. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for a third-party candidate Commentary: Time for a third-party candidate
4 weeks ago - - CYNTHIA M. ALLEN
There’s a meme floating around the Internet: If Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a boat and it capsizes, who wins? America. [Read More]
Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination
4 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Hispanic Trump supporters face ridicule from family and friends CAMPAIGN 2016: Hispanic Trump supporters face ridicule from family and friends
4 weeks ago -
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump pinatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard-line approach to immigration. [Read More]
Obama: World leaders rightfully rattled by Trump Obama: World leaders rightfully rattled by Trump
4 weeks ago -
SHIMA, Japan — President Barack Obama said today that foreign leaders are “rattled” by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs. [Read More]
Commentary: An anti-democracy streak? Commentary: An anti-democracy streak?
5 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
In the New York primary, the #NeverTrumpers were hoping that rules limiting voter participation might help their cause. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally
5 weeks ago -
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton win in Washington state
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state Tuesday. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Clinton should follow Obama policies Letter to the Editor: Clinton should follow Obama policies
5 weeks ago -
The only thing correct about Rick Stancombe’s letter on Sunday was the headline written by a Gazette editor. Hillary Clinton does promise to continue the policies of President Obama. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Trump and the Supreme Court COMMENTARY: Trump and the Supreme Court
5 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
In releasing his list of potential Supreme Court nominees, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has begun to solidify his support among conservatives as perhaps no other announcement could do. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Political debates provide little comfort Letter to the editor: Political debates provide little comfort
5 weeks ago -
What has happened to the America we once knew? [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Are Dems just as troubled as GOP? Red-Blue America: Are Dems just as troubled as GOP?
5 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate the status of the Democratic presidential race. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Challenge to fundraising expectations Letter to the editor: Challenge to fundraising expectations
5 weeks ago -
On the April 24 episode of “60 Minutes” was a segment called “Dialing for Dollars.” The segment detailed a Republican congressman’s bid for re-election. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders splits Obama on Puerto Rican debt CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders splits Obama on Puerto Rican debt
5 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is breaking with the Obama administration and House lawmakers over a plan to restructure Puerto Rico’s $70 billion in debt, saying the legislation would make “a terrible situation even worse.” [Read More]
Commentary: Weakend at Bernies Commentary: Weakend at Bernies
5 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee. Really. Just ask her. [Read More]
Commentary: Everything is public's business Commentary: Everything is public's business
5 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“What is your tax rate?” George Stephanopoulos asked Donald Trump on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's campaign investment tops $43 million CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump's campaign investment tops $43 million
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump poured more than $7.5 million of his own money into his presidential campaign in April, bringing his total personal investment to more than $43 million since he declared his candidacy, new campaign finance reports filed late Friday show. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Some Dems see need for fence-mending CAMPAIGN 2016: Some Dems see need for fence-mending
5 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s primary polls looked grim in mid-March for Katie McGinty, the candidate recruited by Democratic heavy hitters in Washington in their multimillion-dollar quest to recapture the U.S. Senate majority. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton platforms highlight divisions on guns CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump, Clinton platforms highlight divisions on guns
5 weeks ago -
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are courting voters on opposite sides of the gun debate in events that highlight the nation’s deep divide on the topic. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’ campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Sedlock claims most write-in votes PRIMARY 2016: Sedlock claims most write-in votes
5 weeks ago -
Fayette County resident and licensed psychologist Adam Sedlock won the write-in race in Indiana County for a Democratic nomination for the 9th District seat in Congress. But the results of write-in votes from 11 other counties are needed before a possible Democratic nominee is identified. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: A President Trump could fix club's aviation woes
5 weeks ago -
PALM BEACH, Fla. — There are many questions about what Donald Trump would do if elected president, so let’s add another: Would he ban planes leaving Palm Beach International Airport from flying over his prized Mar-a-Lago Club? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton fills coffers in battleground states CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton fills coffers in battleground states
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton, seeking a governing coalition if she wins the White House, is pumping millions of dollars into key battleground states at the heart of her presidential map and Democrats’ quest to regain control of the Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump takes lying to new level Commentary: Trump takes lying to new level
5 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Politicians bend the truth. All politicians spin the facts. But Donald Trump is mounting an audacious experiment in mendacity: How brazenly can a candidate lie and get away with it? [Read More]
Rendell apologizes for ‘ugly women’ remark Rendell apologizes for ‘ugly women’ remark
5 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has apologized for saying “there are probably more ugly women in America than attractive women.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump reveals list of potential Supreme Court nominees CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump reveals list of potential Supreme Court nominees
5 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees is a splashy reminder that the 2016 presidential election could determine the direction of the high court for years to come. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders vows to stay in presidential race CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders vows to stay in presidential race
5 weeks ago -
Defiant and determined to transform the Democratic Party, Sen. Bernie Sanders is opening a two-month phase of his presidential campaign aimed at amassing enough leverage to advance his agenda at the convention in July. [Read More]
69.2 million millennials can vote, study finds 69.2 million millennials can vote, study finds
5 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new analysis of census data shows millennials are now tied with baby boomers for the largest percentage share of eligible voters. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he'd speak to Kim Jong Un over nukes CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump says he'd speak to Kim Jong Un over nukes
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he’s open to speaking with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to halt the communist nation’s nuclear program. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Oregon, battles Clinton in Kentucky; Trump wins Oregon CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wins Oregon, battles Clinton in Kentucky; Trump wins Oregon
6 weeks ago -
Bernie Sanders has won Oregon's presidential primary and battled Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky, vowing to stay in the race until the end as Clinton aimed to blunt his momentum and prepare for a fall campaign against Republican Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Forecasting in age of Trump Commentary: Forecasting in age of Trump
6 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Ray Fair of Yale University says that if his election forecasting model is correct, the Republican nominee is likely to win the presidency by a convincing margin. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Pall of Nevada hangs over Democratic voting CAMPAIGN 2016: Pall of Nevada hangs over Democratic voting
6 weeks ago -
LAS VEGAS — As Oregon and Kentucky queue up to vote in the Democratic presidential nominating contest, the pall of a divisive state party convention in Nevada hangs over the race. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump leans left on some policies CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump leans left on some policies
6 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: On several key issues, he sounds an awful lot like a Democrat. [Read More]
Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama cast Donald Trump’s positions on immigration, trade and Muslims as part of an ignorance-and-isolation philosophy that the president says will lead the U.S. down the path of decline. [Read More]
Commentary: Tax mysteries and Trump Commentary: Tax mysteries and Trump
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This seemed to be the week for Trump tax mysteries. One mystery is why Donald Trump, unlike every other major party nominee in modern times, is refusing to release his tax returns. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Toomey tries to win over voters, deal with Trump ANALYSIS: Toomey tries to win over voters, deal with Trump
6 weeks ago -
HARRISBURG — Republican Sen. Pat Toomey already had the political balancing act of winning over middle-of-the-road voters in his quest for a second term in moderate Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump, Clinton or someone else? Commentary: Trump, Clinton or someone else?
6 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It’s Nov. 8, you walk into a voting booth, you look at the names of the presidential candidates and one makes you shudder, another makes you nauseated, there’s a third you’ve maybe never heard of and you wonder whether he is OK. Will there be a fourth? [Read More]
Commentary: What's happened to our election? Commentary: What's happened to our election?
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For a man with a satirical turn of mind, presidential election years can be trying. Apparently your humble, obedient servant here isn’t angry enough to participate fully in the festivities. [Read More]
Trump, Ryan say they're committed to unity Trump, Ryan say they're committed to unity
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Straining to mend their party after months of chaos, Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan declared themselves “totally committed” to working together after a fence-mending personal meeting on Thursday. [Read More]
Commentary: How to fix a news break Commentary: How to fix a news break
6 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
West Virginia’s Democrats were trapped in a most undemocratic predicament in Tuesday’s presidential primary election: They had to vote without being told of a significant news development about the most exciting Democrat in the race. [Read More]
Commentary: Foreign policy as beauty pageant Commentary: Foreign policy as beauty pageant
6 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
OK, it’s easy to pick on Donald Trump’s foreign policy. [Read More]
Cruz files paperwork for a 2018 re-election bid Cruz files paperwork for a 2018 re-election bid
6 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz says he wants another term in the Senate. [Read More]
Commentary: The making of an ignoramus Commentary: The making of an ignoramus
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Truly, Donald Trump knows nothing. He is more ignorant about policy than you can possibly imagine, even when you take into account the fact that he is more ignorant than you can possibly imagine. [Read More]
Trump set as guest on Kelly's Fox TV special Trump set as guest on Kelly's Fox TV special
7 weeks ago -
NEW YORK — When Megyn Kelly sits down with Donald Trump for her prime-time special on the Fox broadcasting network, the Fox News Channel host hopes to call a truce to the war waged by the presumptive Republican nominee since he began slamming her after last August’s Republican debate. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump adds two states, Sanders one CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump adds two states, Sanders one
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and Republican Party leaders are confronting an uncomfortable new reality: They may not like each other, but they may need each other. [Read More]
Commentary: What does Ryan want from Trump? Commentary: What does Ryan want from Trump?
7 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Speaker Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s highest-ranking official, stunned the political world Thursday when he announced he does not now support his party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and might not ever do so. [Read More]
Commentary: Ryan needs to decide soon on Trump Commentary: Ryan needs to decide soon on Trump
7 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
Paul Ryan has little choice but to endorse Donald Trump ... sooner rather than later. To do otherwise probably would cost him speakership of the House, and might end his political career much too soon. [Read More]
Commentary: What's Sanders' next move? Commentary: What's Sanders' next move?
7 weeks ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
Bernie Sanders has plenty of sound reasons for continuing his presidential campaign, but now that Donald Trump is the apparent Republican nominee, he needs to make a change in tone. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Toomey, McGinty tangle over 'sanctuary city' policy CAMPAIGN 2016: Toomey, McGinty tangle over 'sanctuary city' policy
7 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey injected immigration policies into his re-election campaign Monday, taking a shot at Philadelphia’s “sanctuary city” status and his Democratic opponent Katie McGinty for supporting what he calls a dangerous and extreme practice. [Read More]
Commentary: A shadow cabinet for Trump Commentary: A shadow cabinet for Trump
7 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has broken just about every political rule and precedent this election cycle, so what difference would it make if he broke one more? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality CAMPAIGN 2016: Congressional Republicans grapple with new Trump reality
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee, but instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House Speaker Paul Ryan are withholding their support. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: What's next in presidential election? Red-Blue America: What's next in presidential election?
7 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, consider what’s next in this seemingly unprecedented presidential election. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Trump foes face diminished options at convention ANALYSIS: Trump foes face diminished options at convention
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Still shaken by Donald Trump’s triumph, Republican and conservative foes of the billionaire can still cause headaches for the party’s presumptive presidential nominee at this summer’s GOP convention. But their options are shrinking by the day. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: For Trump, party unity is nice, but not necessary CAMPAIGN 2016: For Trump, party unity is nice, but not necessary
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — For Donald Trump, party unity is a good thing. But he’s making clear he won’t change his views or soften his rhetoric to get it. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump or Ryan - who's king of hill? Commentary: Trump or Ryan - who's king of hill?
7 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
Paul Ryan and Donald Trump sit down at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill to hash out a couple little things, like who is running the party and who is the actual Republican. [Read More]
Commentary: Truth and Trumpism Commentary: Truth and Trumpism
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
How will the news media handle the battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? I suspect I know the answer — and it’s going to be deeply frustrating. But maybe, just maybe, flagging some common journalistic sins in advance can limit the damage. [Read More]
Commentary: Making history with Hillary Commentary: Making history with Hillary
7 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Hillary Clinton should play the “woman card.” In spades. Clinton has never been a natural politician. She’s not in her husband’s class as a campaigner, or Barack Obama’s, for that matter. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP contest ends quietly Commentary: GOP contest ends quietly
7 weeks ago -
And so it ends for the GOP — in Indiana, the heartland, and in May. Not in a brokered national convention. Not with much drama as it turned out. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump takes aim at Clinton at Washington rallies CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump takes aim at Clinton at Washington rallies
7 weeks ago -
Donald Trump is once again raising former President Bill Clinton’s marital infidelities, a preview of how the billionaire businessman is likely to respond to general-election attacks from Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and her allies about his treatment of women. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Shuster may face challenger in general election PRIMARY 2016: Shuster may face challenger in general election
7 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Art Halvorson, who lost his primary election bid for a Republican nomination to be the next U.S. congressman from the 9th District, expressed optimism Friday that he might still be on ballots in November thanks to write-in votes from Democrats. [Read More]
Commentary: The Trump disaster Commentary: The Trump disaster
7 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
The GOP presidential primary campaign in Indiana was winding down. Donald Trump was significantly ahead in the polls and had nothing much to worry about. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton's imagination problem Commentary: Clinton's imagination problem
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In March Hillary Clinton told a CNN interviewer, “We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.” That was a true but dumb thing to say in advance of the West Virginia primary. So this week Clinton went on an apology and listening tour through Appalachia. [Read More]
Commentary: What will Trump get away with? Commentary: What will Trump get away with?
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For argument’s sake, let’s say you ran into this Trump character in a bar. First off, he’s boasting about how incredibly smart, rich and good-looking he is. He’s a big, big winner. He’s even got his own TV show, and you don’t. [Read More]
Trump to face trial after election in university suit
7 weeks ago -
SAN DIEGO — Donald Trump will go to trial in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University after the presidential election but before the inauguration, setting the stage for a president-elect to take the witness stand if he wins the White House. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders wants supporters represented
7 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday threatened a floor fight over rules and platform planks at the party’s summer convention, warning the Democratic National Committee not to stack the convention’s standing committees with supporters of Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump to meet with Ryan to work out differences CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump to meet with Ryan to work out differences
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump grudgingly agreed Friday to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan to work out their differences in the midst of an extraordinary display of Republican vs. Republican strife. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: House Speaker Ryan refuses to back Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: House Speaker Ryan refuses to back Trump
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton urges Democrats to unite against Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton urges Democrats to unite against Trump
7 weeks ago -
LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton urged Democrats on Thursday to unite around her candidacy as a way of fending off Republican Donald Trump, telling black community leaders that her advantage over Bernie Sanders far outpaces the deficit she faced in the 2008 primaries. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump and the Lord's work Commentary: Trump and the Lord's work
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Like many others, I watched the video that President Barack Obama showed at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday of him inviting former House Speaker John Boehner over to solicit his advice on what Obama should do post-presidency. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: With Kasich out, Trump's path clear CAMPAIGN 2016: With Kasich out, Trump's path clear
7 weeks ago -
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkable triumph as his party’s presumptive nominee and launching him toward a likely fall battle with Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped Commentary: How Grand Old Party got Trumped
7 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
One of the great puzzlements of modern presidential politics will forever be that it took the Republican Party’s elites three-quarters of a year to wise up to the fact that Donald Trump was stealing their party right out from under their upturned noses. [Read More]
Trump, Biden to go to Penn graduation
7 weeks ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be attending the same University of Pennsylvania graduation ceremony, but not for political reasons. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Kasich to end bid for Republican nomination CAMPAIGN 2016: Kasich to end bid for Republican nomination
8 weeks ago -
CONCORD, N.H. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination today, making Donald Trump the party’s presumptive nominee. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP bigwigs make peace with Trump Commentary: GOP bigwigs make peace with Trump
8 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
With Donald Trump heading toward what more and more Republicans believe will be victory in the GOP primaries, an increasing number of party figures — none fans of Trump originally — are making their peace with the idea of Trump as their nominee. [Read More]
PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster PRIMARY 2016: Halvorson camp concedes race to Rep. Shuster
8 weeks 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?
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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?
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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?
8 weeks 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'
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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'
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
8 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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'
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 weeks 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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'
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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?
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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?
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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'
11 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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?
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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'
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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?
14 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
14 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
14 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?
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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'
14 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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'
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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?
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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!
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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'
17 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
17 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
18 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'
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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'
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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?
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
24 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
24 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
24 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
28 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
28 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
28 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