Politics - Local

New district pits two Democratic state legislators

Democrats Readshaw, Molchany vie in Legislative race.

Allegheny County Council goes deep into Deer Lakes drilling plan

Council must consider an ordinance that leases the county's mineral rights with the condition that no drilling occur in the park.


Politics - State

Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.

Gov. Corbett confronts negative ratings in re-election race

Despite winning all but four Pennsylvania counties in his election four years ago, the governor faces an uphill battle for a second term.


Politics - Nation

Obama begins Asia tour with a message to China

The president said that the uninhabited islands are administered by Japan and fall within scope of the U.S.-Japan security treaty.

Rancher's standoff taps into resentment of federal government

It has highlighted sharp divisions, especially in the West, over the power of the federal government and the rights of landowners.



Early Returns

Schwartz presses rivals on ACA

Rep. Allyson Schwartz convened a conference call Wednesday, amplifying the message of a new commercial that touts her role in the

Wolf stumps in Bloomfield

York County businessman Tom Wolf wandered from store to shop to church to store in Bloomfield Tuesday, campaigning for the


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