On November 6, Republican House Speaker John Boehner noted that while the American people re-elected President Obama and a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, they were also, "renewing our Ho... More »
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Villanova Law School admitted in 2011 that under its previous dean it had intentionally submitted false data to the American Bar As... More »
The Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives by a bi-partisan vote of 245-139, has passed the STEM Jobs Act which makes 55,000 additional immigrant visas available to foreigners who have ea... More »
A lot of Republicans seemed genuinely surprised that they lost, that Mitt Romney was defeated by President Obama, and that Republicans lost seats in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representativ... More »
I'm a great believer in coattails. In a presidential election year, candidates in down ballot races get caught in the draught of the presidential race, for better or for worse. This year, especia... More »
Although my neighborhood in northern Delaware was right in the projected bull's eye for Hurricane Sandy, we came out of it with just two power outages, each of less than one day, and a few wet ba... More »
Usually those of us in the temperate Mid-Atlantic states think of ourselves as climatically fortunate and ideally situated for year round living. Summers are not too hot. Winters are not too cold. Ext... More »
In an exciting and issues-rich election year, polls find us evenly divided between President Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney. Swing states are being subjected to an unprecedented assault of polit... More »
Jan Ting lives in Brandywine Hundred, Del., and works on Broad Street in Philadelphia. He is a law professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he's been on the faculty since 1977. Before that, he was an associate attorney in the tax department at the Pepper Hamilton law firm in Philadelphia. From 1990 to 1993, while on leave from Temple, he served as Assistant Commissioner at the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2006, he was the nominee of the Republican Party for the U.S. Senate in the state of Delaware, having defeated Christine O'Donnell in the Republican primary. He lost in the general election to Tom Carper. He majored in history at Oberlin College, received a master's degree in Asian Studies from the East-West Center of the University of Hawaii, and received a law degree from Harvard Law School. He is married with two grown daughters and three grandchildren.
Ten years in the making, $4.6 million spent, and over 70,000 square feet of skateable surface: Paine's Park is unique among American skate parks in that it is designed to solve multiple programming challenges: move More »
Convicted West Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell will spend the remainder of his life in prison; and as the city's budget deadline looms, Philadelphia City Council's efforts to craft a budget blueprint are complicated More »