Meet The Candidates

Mitt Romney

Former governor of Massachusetts

Paul Ryan

Congressman, R-Wis.

Joe Biden

Vice President of the United States

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

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President of the United States

'Let's be clear:' Obama's favorite sayings

Despite being known for his prolific public-speaking skills, President Barack Obama often falls back on certain phrases in his news conferences in the United States and overseas.

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Local Politics

Pa. House votes down new Wolf plan for income, drilling taxes

Pennsylvania State Capitol building exterior in Harrisburg on a sunny summer day

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Pennsylvania's state budget impasse remains in place after Republicans easily defeated a proposal by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to raise billions in new taxes in the coming years.

Public faces long wait to speak at public hearing

Bethlehem s Martin Tower

The public faced a very long wait to be heard at Bethlehem City Council’s Tuesday night public hearing on the controversial proposal to rezone the Martin Tower property.

Pennsylvania's new online voter registration draws thousands

Thousands of Pennsylvanians went online to register to vote or change their registrations in the first year of the new system.

Dems outraise GOP in race for the state's high court

Harrisburg state capital

The Democratic candidates for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court are raising so much money that even the state Republican Party chairman says he's alarmed.


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