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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...

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...

'Handmaid's Tale' demonstrators protest Pence in Philly

Jul. 23, 2018 7:41 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" descended on downtown Philadelphia on Monday to protest Vice President Mike Pence's visit. They wore red cloaks and white bonnets and chanted "this nightmare must end." "The Handmaid's...

Barletta knocks Mueller probe as Pence highlights tax bill

Jul. 23, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Republican challenger Lou Barletta jousted Monday over the Trump administration's tax-cutting bill as Barletta criticized the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election won by President Donald Trump as going...