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Colin Powell on politics, war and futureupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 20:38:00

Colin Powell discusses midterm election results, Obama's future and water boarding with CNN's Larry King.

Democrats see hope, Republicans temper expectations for Tuesday voteupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:54:00

In what are either last-minute head games or reflections on a shifting electorate, Democrats are predicting better-than-expected results for their side while Republicans are downplaying the extent of their expected victory in Tuesday's congressional elections.

Sound of Sunday with Candy Crowleyupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:54:00

CNN's Candy Crowley brings you the best of the Sunday morning shows.

Governor: State's tracking of protesters 'absolutely ludicrous'updated: Wed Sep 15 2010 05:54:00

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he is appalled that the state's Office of Homeland Security, unbeknownst to him, had been compiling and circulating information about protesters at peaceful gatherings.

CNNMoney: Aid plan helps Pa. capital avoid defaultupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 08:10:00

The state of Pennsylvania is helping the beleaguered capital city of Harrisburg stave off default with a multi-million dollar cash injection, temporarily postponing the specter of bankruptcy.

First ladies remember victims of Flight 93updated: Sat Sep 11 2010 12:59:00

First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush on Saturday led the commemoration for the victims of Flight 93, which crashed and burned as passengers and crew fought hijackers determined to strike the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001.

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush to jointly mark terror attack anniversaryupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:27:00

First lady Michelle Obama will join former first lady Laura Bush on September 11 at the Flight 93 National Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, according to a statement from the National Park Foundation.

President Obama's handbook to 'The View'updated: Wed Jul 28 2010 15:51:00

Three comedians, a journalist and a Republican walk into a television studio. Sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it is what President Obama faces when he joins the co-hosts of ABC's "The View" this week.

What would Ann Coulter ask Obama?updated: Wed Jul 28 2010 15:51:00

Ann Coulter and Donna Brazile give advice to HLN's Joy Behar's about her upcoming interview with Obama on "The View."

Obama to make history with appearance on 'The View'updated: Wed Jul 28 2010 04:05:00

President Obama becomes the first sitting president to appear on a daytime talk show when he records a pre-taped interview with the ladies of The View on Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Medicaid: States' $24 billion black holeupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 12:39:00

Governors and state lawmakers are anxiously waiting to see whether Congress will send them another $24 billion to help cover their ever-expanding Medicaid rolls.

Competitive race brews in Murtha's districtupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 17:47:00

The mountains and valleys of southwestern Pennsylvania seem a world away from Washington, but they may soon be the scene of a fierce campaign battle between Democrats and Republicans.

Final farewell to Rep. Murthaupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 17:47:00

Friends and family attend services for the late Congressman John Murtha, who died of complications following surgery.

Orphans from quake-ravaged Haiti arrive in U.S.updated: Wed Jan 20 2010 09:30:00

More than 50 Haitian children -- rescued from an orphanage damaged by last week's earthquake --arrived Tuesday in Pennsylvania, most of them headed eventually to adoptive homes.

CNNMoney: Pennsylvania budget impasse takes toll on residentsupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 07:52:00

In Pennsylvania, day care centers are closing. Food banks and libraries are cutting back. A school district is taking out a multi-million dollar loan.

Obama to announce $4.35 billion in stimulus for schoolsupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 02:00:00

President Obama plans to announce the next phase of education funding Friday as one round of stimulus money filters through state governments and into school districts.

CNNMoney: State shutdowns loom as deadlines nearupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 16:21:00

One week and counting. An unprecedented number of states have only days left to pass their fiscal 2010 budgets.

2 teens get jail time in Mexican's beating deathupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 20:28:00

Two Pennsylvania teens will serve time in a county jail for participating in a brawl that left a Mexican immigrant dead last July.

CNNMoney: States counting on their slice of $787Bupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 11:08:00

Though not quite as generous as first envisioned, the federal stimulus package funnels a nice chuck of change to states to help them deal with their yawning budget gaps.

Open mic oopsupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 22:53:00

Gov. Ed Rendell is overheard implying that since Janet Napolitano has no family, she has no life. Campbell Brown weighs in.

Commentary: Sexism sneaks in over open micupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 22:53:00

How many times have politicians been warned about the dangers of an open microphone? And yet, on Tuesday, the lectern mic at the National Governors Conference picked up this little nugget from Pennsylvania's Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell.

Obama pledges to work with governors on economyupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 15:37:00

Plagued by rising unemployment, falling tax revenue and increased demand for state services, the nation's governors met with President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday to press for federal money to ease their fiscal strain.

Obama wants partnershipupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 15:37:00

President-elect Obama says he wants to work with all governors in rebuilding the country's challenges.

CNNMoney: Obama: I'll help cash-strapped statesupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 14:04:00

President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday told governors from across the country that he wanted them to work with him to "help design" a massive economic recovery package he hopes to sign shortly after he takes office.

CNNMoney: Obama and governors to talk state aidupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 18:30:00

Plagued by rising unemployment, falling tax revenue and increased demand for state services, governors from across the country will meet with President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday to press for federal money to ease their fiscal strain.

Who will win Pennsylvania?updated: Mon Nov 03 2008 14:22:00

Pennsylvania Sens. Arlen Specter and Bob Casey discuss what the polls indicate in their presidential battleground state.

Obama, McCain campaigns take late-game tactics to Pennsylvaniaupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 14:22:00

The ground war matters most now, and a little humor never hurts before a few hours of trudging through neighborhoods, looking for votes.

Obama to voters: Our future depends on this weekupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 19:45:00

Sen. Barack Obama told voters on Monday that "we are one week away from changing America." Michael Bamberger: Arlen Specter enjoys action-packed day of sportsupdated: Sun Oct 26 2008 22:32:00

PHILADELPHIA -- It was a beautiful day to play two, here on Sunday, and somewhere around 4:30 on a sun-drenched afternoon a scads of people sauntered across acres of parking lots, leaving the Linc and the Eagles football game and heading north on foot, to the Bank and the Phillies game. Thousands of people had snagged tickets for both, and any fan crossing the lots in mid-afternoon might have found a football suddenly placed squarely in the stomach by a tailgater pretending to be Donovan McNabb or touched on the shin by a homeless man sprawled on the sidewalk or high-fived by cross-dressing strangers, wearing green for the Eagles and red for the Phillies.

Pennsylvania governor: 'We want to nail this thing down'updated: Thu Oct 23 2008 10:04:00

Pennsylvania's Democratic governor, Ed Rendell, is leading a final push to win votes in his state for his party's presidential nominee, Sen. Barack Obama.

Commentary: Why Ayers case is risky for McCain-Palinupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 12:11:00

During the Democratic primaries, I wrote a column for about how easy it is for any candidate to tar and feather another about their associations with less-than-acceptable figures.

Roads to Ruin: Interview with Gov. Schwarzeneggerupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 20:07:00

CNN's Campbell Brown spoke with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger about Tuesday's magnitude-5.4 earthquake that hit Los Angeles. She asked the Republican governor if his state was ready for the "Big One," and Schwarzenegger spoke about his state's infrastructure and what he wants to do to fix it.

Roads to Ruin: Interview with Mayor Bloomberg, Gov. Rendellupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 20:03:00

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a Democrat, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a registered independent, talked with CNN's Campbell Brown about America's infrastructure, what scares them most and what can be done about the billion-dollar problem.

Obama's potential running matesupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 17:20:00

After emerging as victor in the long and bruising contest to seize the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential race, Barack Obama's next move is to choose a running mate.

Obama's VP listupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 17:20:00

CNN's Jessica Yellin looks at the list of Sen. Barack Obama's potential running mates.

A test of viability for Obamaupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 12:08:00

CNN's Bill Schneider, looking at the latest polls, weighs the importance of a strong showing in Pennsylvania for Obama.

Commentary: Listen to the candidates, not their associatesupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 13:37:00

Its been an interesting week watching folks analyze the outcry over the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's controversial comments, especially when they try to link them to Sen. Barack Obama.

Sound Off: Controversyupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 13:37:00

CNN Contributor Roland Martin "sounds off" about presidential candidates' associations with controversial people. Obama Plays Catch-Up in Pennsylvaniaupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 16:00:00

Trailing in the polls in the next big primary state, the Democratic front-runner hopes a strong registration drive will help turn out new supporters

Richardson: 'I am very loyal to the Clintons' updated: Sun Mar 23 2008 15:10:00

Facing fire from some fellow Democrats for his decision to endorse Sen. Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Richardson said Sunday he still considers himself loyal to the family that helped make his political career.

Richardson endorses Obamaupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 15:10:00

Superdelegate Bill Richardson throws his weight behind Barack Obama. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.

Clinton criticizes Obamaupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 17:40:00

Hillary Clinton, campaigning in Harrisburg, PA, questions Barack Obama's credibility on several issues, including NAFTA and Iraq.

Obama camp questions Clinton's readiness to leadupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 17:40:00

Sen. Barack Obama's campaign directly questioned on Tuesday whether Sen. Hillary Clinton is prepared to be commander in chief. States Consider Own Stimulus Plansupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 15:00:00

While taxpayers wait for federal rebate checks that Congress hopes will help jump-start the economy, state officials across the country are floating similar ideas Govs Raise Infrastructure Issuesupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 08:00:00

Governors are debating priorities if Congress takes up a second stimulus package, with some state leaders pushing for federal money to repair infrastructure

Bush radio addressupdated: Sat Sep 22 2007 13:40:00

President Bush, in his weekly radio address, talks about the State Children's Health Insurance Program and more. Pennsylvania in Partial Shutdownupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 10:20:00

Gov. Ed Rendell late Sunday ordered a range of state government services shut down and placed about a third of the state work force on indefinite unpaid furlough

Pennsylvania government closedupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 23:35:00

Pennsylvania government closed New school meets old schoolupdated: Sun May 13 2007 09:24:00

PITTSBURGH -- Sitting in new coach Mike Tomlin's office the other day, I got the impression he will be about as meat-and-potatoes as any other coach in football. On the wall of his office are three blown-up Steelers prints. Penguins play chickenupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 11:26:00

The end is in sight for the Penguins. And believe it or not, that's a good thing.

Levees hold Susquehanna; Delaware River ragesupdated: Thu Jun 29 2006 06:26:00

Levees contained the swollen Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania, enabling thousands of evacuees to head back home Thursday, while the Delaware River threatened the southeastern part of the state.

Inside 'a beautiful, complex game' updated: Mon May 09 2005 11:56:00

Buzz Bissinger doesn't know any other way to do his job.

Democrats slam budget cuts for veterans' services updated: Sat Mar 19 2005 13:26:00

The governor of Pennsylvania on Saturday said the federal government must do a better job helping America's war veterans and criticized proposed budget cuts affecting them.

Has Pennsylvania found its Arnold?updated: Mon Mar 07 2005 13:07:00

Incumbent governors are hard to unseat in Pennsylvania. In fact, one has never been defeated in a re-election bid.

Pennsylvania's Dent wins open seatupdated: Wed Nov 03 2004 13:10:00

Long-time Republican state representative Charlie Dent proved far better known and much more popular in running off to a big win over Democrat Joe Driscoll in the race for the open seat in Pennsylvania's 15th District.

Edwards: 'Hope is on the way'updated: Thu Jul 29 2004 08:43:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Bush campaign says it won't pull 9/11 adsupdated: Sun Mar 07 2004 16:52:00

Despite public calls from some firefighters and relatives of victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign said Sunday it is not considering pulling or changing television ads that include images of devastation from the attacks.

The veepstakesupdated: Thu Mar 04 2004 16:43:00

From the Wolf Blitzer Reports staff in Washington:

Money Magazine: Smoking Gun After tobacco, government wants new dragons to sue. That should give investors pause.updated: Sat Aug 01 1998 00:01:00

Philadelphia mayor Edward Rendell has been huffing and puffing of late about suing gunmakers. He's looking, of course, at the billions the states are extracting in settlements from the tobacco indu...

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