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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Aug. 8, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ TRUST, TRANSPARENCY PARAMOUNT IN CHURCH SEX ABUSE FALLOUT, Aug. 7 Retired Erie Catholic Bishop Donald W. Trautman was right to step away from the secret legal battle to alter the contents of a sweeping clergy sexual abuse grand jury report before its public release. From...

No shortage of fall races for Pennsylvania voters to ponder

Aug. 4, 2018 10:15 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Midterm elections under a revamped congressional district map are certain to help transform Pennsylvania's delegation to Congress this fall. The governor and a U.S. senator, both Democrats, will learn in three months whether voters think they deserve another term. And the status of...

Trump renews attacks on 'fake, fake disgusting news'

Aug. 3, 2018 10:43 AM EDT

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against the media, claiming at a Pennsylvania rally that the media is the "fake, fake disgusting news" and casting journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed Thursday night in a state that he swiped from the...

Trump trashes media as 'fake, fake disgusting news' at rally

Aug. 2, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Thundering that the media is the "fake, fake disgusting news," President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of grievances Thursday at a Pennsylvania campaign rally in which he cast journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed in a state that he swiped from the...

The Latest: Trump: I'm torn on when to shut down government

Aug. 2, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he remains "a little bit torn" about whether it would be better to shut down the government before or after the midterm elections in an effort to secure funding for his long-promised border wall....

Greens run candidates for Pennsylvania governor, US Senate

Aug. 1, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Green Party is running candidates for Pennsylvania governor and lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate in the fall election. The party on Tuesday submitted to the state nominating papers for those races and three legislative candidates. The Green Party's pick for governor is Paul...

Kochs won't help top GOP Senate candidate in key state

Jul. 30, 2018 4:59 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The conservative Koch brothers' network declared Monday that it will not help elect the Republican Senate candidate in North Dakota, turning its back on the GOP in a marquee election — at least for now — after determining that the Republican challenger is no...

Pennsylvania Libertarians file for governor, Senate ballots

Jul. 27, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania's nominees for U.S. Senate and governor filed voter signatures Friday to get on November's election ballot, helped by a federal court order in 2016 that substantially lowered signature requirements for minor-party candidates. The party's U.S....

Libertarian files to get on Pennsylvania's US Senate ballot

Jul. 27, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania's nominee for U.S. Senate is filing signatures to get on November's election ballot against Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and his Republican challenger Lou Barletta. Dale Kerns said his campaign filed roughly 11,000 voter signatures Friday, more...

Trump to hold Pennsylvania rally, stump for GOP's Barletta

Jul. 25, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a Make America Great Again rally in Wilkes-Barre next week and urge voters to support Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's campaign to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. The Republican president is to discuss the economy, including jobs for...