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Wolf Nominates Dean Of Duquesne University Law School For Pa. Supreme Court

Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday nominated the dean of Duquesne University Law School and the president judge of Centre County to fill two vacancies on Pennsylvania’s highest court.

02/04/2015

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Gov. Wolf Urging Independent Boards To Ban Gifts To Employees

Gov. Tom Wolf is urging more than two dozen independent state commissions, authorities and other agencies to ban gifts to their employees.

02/03/2015

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Extortion Charges Filed Against Former Pa. Treasurer Rob McCord

Just-resigned Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord plans to plead guilty to federal extortion charges for threatening potential donors to his failed gubernatorial campaign, according to court papers filed Monday in Harrisburg.

02/02/2015

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New Questions About Taxpayer Dollars Spent On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office tells KDKA, it has made certain inquiries concerning the payments of gifts to city employees on Mayor Bill Peduto’s “Undercover Boss” appearance.

01/30/2015

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Treasurer McCord Resigning Immediately, Plans To Plead Guilty

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he is resigning immediately and is planning to plead guilty to federal charging that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year’s gubernatorial primary that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.

01/30/2015

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D.A.: May Have Been Illegal For Mayor To Give Out Money On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees on the show, “Undercover Boss.”

01/30/2015

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Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Governor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children’s health could be greatly improved – if they had access to medical marijuana.

01/27/2015

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VisitPittsburgh Funding On Hold, County Controller Wants Explanation Of “Undercover Boss” Contribution

VisitPittsburgh won’t get nearly $700,000 in funding until it explains the $25,000 contribution to the show “Undercover Boss,” says Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner.

01/23/2015

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Pa. Supreme Court Halting Action Against AG Kane

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is stopping a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation into allegations her office leaked secret investigative material.

01/22/2015

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After Inaugural Festivities, Wolf Must Now Face $2.3 Billion Deficit

Tuesday was mostly a fun day for Gov. Tom Wolf: getting sworn into office, followed by a standing room-only celebration gala at the Hershey Lodge.

01/21/2015

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Wolf Supporters Celebrate With Victory With Pa. Food & Beer

Following his swearing-in, Gov. Tom Wolf and a couple thousand supporters celebrated at the Hershey Lodge Tuesday evening, but it was not an inaugural ball.

01/21/2015

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Wolf’s First Action In Office Focuses On Ethics, Open Government

On the day before he was sworn in as governor, Tom Wolf joined students in Harrisburg performing community service.

01/21/2015

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Grand Jury Wants AG Kane Charged With Perjury, 3 Other Counts

A grand jury says there are reasonable grounds to charge Pennsylvania’s attorney general with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation into leaks of secret grand jury material.

01/21/2015

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Wolf Sworn In As Pennsylvania’s 47th Governor

Behind the Pennsylvania Capitol, a sea of white chairs is crammed along Commonwealth Avenue and an elevated rostrum awaits Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on his inauguration day.

01/20/2015

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Wolf Poised To Take Inaugural Oath As 47th Governor

Former businessman Tom Wolf is poised to be sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor in a ceremony at the state Capitol.

01/19/2015

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Sophie Masloff Remembered In Photos

Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.

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Election Night 2012

President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Memorable Political Foibles

When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.

Sen. Carper (center) commutes everyday from his home in Wilmington, Del. to Capitol Hill.

The Scoop On The Senate

Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.

First Lady Michelle Obama during the Midatlantic Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Fashion

All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.

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