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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.