Politics

  • April 23, 2014

    'Dry' town supporters clash with Swarthmore College over alcohol-serving inn

    Nestled in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Swarthmore boasts quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and the campus of Swarthmore College. Now the borough in Del...
  • April 23, 2014 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    Candidates compete for the best (and saddest?) story

    It's political season in Pennsylvania, and you may have noticed a lot of campaign ads that focus on sad childhoods and hard luck stories.
  • April 23, 2014

    Corbett primary rival Guzzardi envisions winning scenario

    The self-professed "nuisance" candidate challenging incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is reassessing his campaign's viability after a state ju...
  • April 22, 2014

    Philly School District wants to close down Walter Palmer charter school as of July

    The charter schooloffice of thePhiladelphia School District is recommending that Walter D.Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School be shut d...
  • April 22, 2014

    N.J. ethics panel to investigate top Christie appointee to Port Authority

    The state Ethics Commission will investigate a complaint the New Jersey Working Families Alliance has brought against former Port Authority of New Yor...
  • April 22, 2014

    Too soon to know if Philly tax crackdown is working

    Philadelphia has been talking tough about collecting back taxes, but the chief collections officer says the city doesn't have a good number for h...
  • April 22, 2014

    Profile of two of Trenton's leading mayoral candidates

    New Jersey's capital city once a landmark rich in colonial-era history is now a municipality struggling to survive the taint of a corrupt adminis...
  • April 22, 2014

    Corbett reports $200K in 2013 income

    Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican running for a second term, is reporting $200,000 in adjusted income in 2013.