If you’re following along, either to keep abreast of current events or for pure schadenfreude, we’ve compiled each state’s delegate math and most recent polling to help keep track.
It started in 2010. That’s when the 64-year-old then-Congressman Sestak, after two victories in the normally Republican-leaning 7th Congressional District, ran for the Democratic nomination for the Senate.
Voters admit they don’t understand the way the Keystone State GOP chooses delegates, and the candidates aren’t much better.
For the general election — and the Electoral College, where the presidency is really won — Quinnipiac University has a set of polls from the three biggest swing states, testing Hillary Clinton against a variety of Republican opponents.
If Republicans get their way at the Supreme Court this month and wipe out Obamacare premium subsidies for millions of Americans, the ensuing damage to their party in 2016 swing states could be significant.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
Wall Street fees paid by public workers’ pension systems have kicked off an intensifying debate over whether such expenses are necessary. Now, a report from an industry-friendly source says those huge levies represent only a fraction of the true amounts being raked in by Wall Street firms from state and local governments.
By David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos’ Oceola Township, Michigan, pasture last year for an oil pipeline — but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of construction. Last week Kardos got a […]
By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times A Pennsylvania Methodist minister, who was defrocked six months ago after officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding, on Tuesday won his appeal to have his religious credentials restored. The Rev. Frank Schaefer had been suspended for 30 days on Nov. 18, after a jury of Methodist pastors convicted him of […]
By James P. O’Toole, Tracie Mauriello and Deborah Todd, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH—President Barack Obama came to Pittsburgh Tuesday to promote innovation in manufacturing. He also called for some innovation in Washington’s approach to governing, but he seemed a lot more optimistic about the former than the latter. On a stop at Bakery Square’s TechShop, the president […]
At 1:45pm, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the economy at TechShop Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Live video of the president’s speech will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski
In Pennsylvania, the tide is turning on same-sex marriage. Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (R), who represents Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district, announced his support of same-sex marriage in a statement released by his office. “I suspect that that view will prevail over time, so much so that I suspect that in a few decades people […]
By Kristen A. Graham and Aubrey Whelan, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Perhaps it will never be clear to Melissa Wilde whether a 7-year-old boy who died this week after falling ill at a South Philadelphia school would have lived had a full-time nurse been present. But the question still haunts Wilde, a Jackson Elementary School […]