After enjoying successful athletic careers, these notable sports figures opted to run for public office.
Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Bradley tallied 9,217 points during his 10-year career with the New York Knicks. In politics, Bradley was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978 and served three terms. In 2000, he sought the Democratic nomination for president, but he lost to Al Gore. He's seen here with Howard Dean.
Both third-party candidates who hoped to compete in Pennsylvania's gubernatorial race have given up, leaving Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf to compete one-on-one.
A Pennsylvania state senator said he tried some marijuana on his taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to see how the state's marijuana industry is working.
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants disaster-damaged roads and bridges repaired faster -- by exempting those repair projects from now mandated environmental reviews.
State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in Quakertown’s public library.
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Three members of Berks County's delegation to the House of Representatives gathered Tuesday in an effort to learn more about the local housing of Central American children who entered the United States illegally.