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Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) (L) speaks during a news conference about the budget continuing resolution passed by the House near midnight with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) September 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Republicans said that Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) is playing politics when he says the bill does not include enough money for disaster relief and will not take up the legislation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pa. Congressman Staffer Arrested For Carrying Handgun To Capitol

A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said.

07/18/2014

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Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than Ever

After Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.

07/11/2014

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14,000 Draft Notices Sent To Pa. Men Born In 1800s

No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military force of centenarians.

07/10/2014

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DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st Time

Earlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

07/01/2014

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45 Tons Of Trash Collected During Annual River Sweep

More than 300 volunteers got their hands dirty this weekend, cleaning up the banks of the Ohio River.

06/21/2014

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Police: Prankster Stole Man’s Vehicle Knobs

State police are trying to find the prankster who left a man unable to drive home from a rural Pennsylvania tavern – by stealing all of the control knobs from the inside of the man’s unlocked car.

06/20/2014

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Wolf Says He Will Raise Certain Taxes

Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

06/19/2014

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Wolf Acknowledges A Different Style From Corbett

Democrat Tom Wolf toured the makeover of the old Connelly Trade School on Thursday afternoon, a conventional campaign event for someone who, admittedly, doesn’t come across as very political.

06/19/2014

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Sen. Costa Talks Pennsylvania Budget

State Senator Jay Costa believes there are numerous other methods to solve the budget crisis than pension cuts. He joined Mike Pintek to talk about his ideas.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/18/2014

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Taxes Go Up When States Have Higher Public Corruption

Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.

06/11/2014

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Poll: Hillary Clinton Leading All Republican Contenders In 2016 Presidential Race

In an early look at the 2016 White House race, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading all Republican challengers in the swing state of Pennsylvania.

06/05/2014

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Poll: Wolf Leads Corbett By 20 Points For Governor

A new poll shows Democratic nominee Tom Wolf leading Republican incumbent Tom Corbett by a formidable 20 points in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial campaign.

06/04/2014

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Mayor Plans To Wed LGBT Couples In Group Ceremony

Mayor Bill Peduto will marry a select few LGBT couples planning to tie the knot after last week’s federal court decision, in a group ceremony.

05/27/2014

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Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In November

Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.

05/22/2014

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$149-Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold In McKeesport

Someone in Allegheny County woke up Wednesday $149 million richer.

05/21/2014

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