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What’s Next for the 1,000-Plus Victims of Catholic ‘Predator Priests’? Of 301 Catholic priests named in a shocking abuse report, just two are facing trial. A proposed bill could change that.
300 ‘Predator Priests’ Abused Over 1,000 Children with Impunity, Report Says A horrifying report reveals seven decades of widespread abuse in Pennsylvania’s Catholic church.
Primary Roundup: Victories for Women and Progressives Pennsylvania’s all-male congressional delegation will be a thing of the past. And Nebraskans made a surprise choice.
Today’s Primary Preview: 3 Quiet States and Some Pennsylvania Noise The aftermath of re-redistricting in Pennsylvania’s House delegation is the highlight of four states’ primaries.
Another PA GOP Congressman Resigns, Triggering Another Special Election In this really bad year for Pennsylvania Republicans, two more special elections are imminent before a terrible-looking November.
The House Midterm Landscape is Settling — and It Looks Treacherous for the GOP While the big-picture factors affecting the 2018 elections have marginally improved for Republicans, individual races aren’t looking so hot for them.
After Losing PA Gerrymander Battle, GOP Rep. Costello Won’t Seek Reelection Costello had called for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Supreme Court judges, but he’s decided to quit Congress instead.
School District Gives Students Rocks to Throw at Potential Shooters A Pennsylvania school superintendent said each of his schools’ classrooms have been given five-gallon buckets of rocks to throw at armed intruders.
5 Lessons From the Pennsylvania Special Election The GOP’s House Majority is (probably) not long for this earth — and four other takeaways from Conor Lamb’s success in the heart of Trump country.
The GOP’s Closing Message in PA Special Election: Liberals Hate God As Republicans try to save a House seat in the heart of Trump Country, they abandon their tax cut message for culture war hysteria.
The GOP Is Serious About Impeaching P.A. Judges for Reversing Their Gerrymander Republican legislators in Pennsylvania have the power to impeach and remove judges. But could that backfire in the court of public opinion?
Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade War Trump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
P.A. Special Election Could Be the Only Excuse Trump Needs to Start a Trade War Trump will have to make a decision soon on possible tariffs on steel and aluminum, which most Republicans oppose.
Pennsylvania Special Election Is a No-Excuses, Must-Win Race for Team Trump With all the advantages the GOP has in this pro-Republican, pro-Trump district, a loss would be catastrophic.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Hopes to Impeach Justices Who Rejected Gerrymandered Map Someone has been giving Republicans ideas about doing away with courts that don’t rule in their favor.
The Supreme Court Won’t Intervene on Behalf of GOP in P.A. Gerrymandering Case The Court deferred to a state court on the state constitution, so the GOP is going to have to redraw those maps after all.
Pennsylvania GOP Defies Anti-Gerrymandering Court Order A constitutional crisis is brewing in the Keystone State.
Pennsylvania Special Election Could Be the First Ripple in a Democratic Wave “I was Trump before Trump was Trump,” says the GOP nominee in a potentially competitive special election.
Poll: Trump Embarrasses More Than 60 Percent of Voters in 3 Crucial States Trump’s response to Charlottesville doesn’t seem to have gone over so well in the three states that narrowly handed him last year’s election.
Two Midwest Towns Are Locked in a Vicious Fight Over Their Pierogi Festivals The Whiting Pierogi Fest is displeased with the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival’s name.
Will the Reality of President Trump Help Reverse the Black Turnout Slump? A sharp drop off in African-American voting helped Trump defeat Clinton. Democrats need a way to reverse that without Obama on the ballot.
Judge Suggested Man Be Fined $1 for Each Time He Groped Sexual-Harassment Victim The 18-year-old had been convicted of inappropriately touching a girl throughout middle and high school.
This Teen Is Suing His High School Over Sharing a Bathroom With a Trans Student The suit claims the boy was “emotionally harmed” by sharing a bathroom with a trans student.
Stein Campaign Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort From State to Federal Court Campaign balks at a $1 million bond it would have been forced to pay to proceed at the state level.
Pennsylvania’s Ex-AG Is Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Leaking Documents Her attorneys and her son argued for leniency, but the judge ordered her to serve up to 23 months in prison for the bizarre political scandal.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Convicted of Perjury and Obstruction She’s facing 14 years in jail over a leak meant to embarrass a rival prosecutor.
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Change Is a Constant, Even on the Electoral Map When it comes to battleground states, Pennsylvania may be the new Virginia, just as Virginia became the new Ohio.
Trump Beat Cruz at His Own Organizational Game in Pennsylvania Trump looks poised to snag 40 or more unbound delegates elected in Pennsylvania yesterday, compared to two for the supposed master Ted Cruz.
Pennsylvania’s Old Grudge Match It’s a struggle for the body, not the soul, of the Democratic Party in a must-win Senate race, and Beltway Democrats are coming down on front-runner Joe Sestak like a ton of bricks.
Pennsylvania Launches Medical Marijuana Program “Marijuana is medicine, and it’s coming to Pennsylvania.”
Pennsylvania Governor Issues Orders Banning LGBT Discrimination “Pennsylvania is open for business no matter who you are or whom you love.”
Sales of Joe Paterno ‘Legacy’ Beer Are Through the Roof “I’ve never seen anything like this … It just doesn’t happen this easy.”
This Waitress Says She Was Fired Because She Got a Mammogram It “was not a life-or-death situation,” according to management.
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6 Dead in Pennsylvania Shootings, Suspect Still at Large Police say family members were killed in multiple locations.