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PA Democrat Under FBI Investigation – Allegedly Paid 2012 Primary Opponent to Quit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:00am 11/22/2017 at 7:00am
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Rep. Bob Brady of Pennsylvania has become the subject of an FBI probe based on alleged criminal campaign finance activity during the 2012 election. Brady’s campaign is accused of paying his primary opponent to drop out of the race.

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Penn State Coach Makes Players Shake Hands After Loss

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00pm 11/5/2017 at 2:00pm
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It’s custom in football to shake hands with your opponent after a game, but Penn State University (PSU) football players started to walk off the field after a close loss to Michigan State University.

PSU coach James Franklin was not having any of that. From Yahoo Sports:

Immediately after Michigan State’s Matt Coghlin...

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Rep. Murphy Will Retire After Mistress Revealed He Urged Her to Have an Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:00am 10/5/2017 at 10:00am
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Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) has received praise and endorsements from pro-life and pro-family groups since he came into Congress in 2003.

But Murphy announced he will not seek re-election after texts leaked between him and the woman he was having an affair with revealed that he urged her to have an abortion...

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Philadelphia had Hundreds of Non-Citizen Voters in the Last Decade

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 8:30pm 9/22/2017 at 8:30pm
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Elections officials in Philadelphia discovered that a glitch allowed hundreds of illegal voters to cast ballots in the last decade. From Philly.com:

Commissioner Al Schmidt blamed that on what he said was a PennDot glitch that enabled legal permanent residents to register to vote at kiosks when they applied or renewed for...

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Lehigh U. Students Petition to Revoke Trump’s Honorary Degree

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7:30am 8/23/2017 at 7:30am
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Just the other day, Liberty University students returned their diplomas to protest the school’s president’s support of President Donald Trump. Now Lehigh University students have signed a petition for the school to revoke Trump’s honorary degree. From CNBC:

A recent graduate’s online petition to rescind President Donald Trump’s honorary degree from Lehigh...

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Pennsylvania Nuns Build Chapel to Block Gas Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:00am 7/17/2017 at 10:00am
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The Catholic nuns of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in West Hempfield, PA, have built an open air chapel on their land as a last effort to stop a company from building a natural gas pipeline on their property. From Philly.com:

A federal judge agreed this month that the pipeline’s...

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Philadelphia Theater Group to Debut Abortion Comedy in August

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 5:00pm 7/7/2017 at 5:00pm
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The local Philadelphia theater company Lightning Rod Special has announced a new play it will debut in August…a musical comedy about abortion. From Philadelphia Magazine:

The abortion musical has its roots at the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, where [co-creator Alice] Yorke and the co-creators studied. Yorke says it was...

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MLB Umpire Saved a Woman on a Pittsburgh Bridge

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/29/2017 at 4:00pm
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On Wednesday afternoon, MLB umpire John Tumpane witnessed a woman climb off the side of the Roberto Clemente Bridge in Pittsburgh, PA, and knew something just wasn’t right.

He explained to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that others around him couldn’t tell him what was going on and that’s when he decided to do...

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Lawmaker Gets Internet Troll in Trouble…by Calling His Grandmother

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:00am 4/27/2017 at 9:00am
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An internet troll called openly gay Pennsylvania state lawmaker Brian Sims a few demeaning names on Facebook. So Sims clicked on the troll’s page and saw he posted his grandmother’s phone number a few times. From The Huffington Post:

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Cancer Patient Donates Pizza Prize to Local Food Bank

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/27/2016 at 4:30pm

We ned some good news, don’t you think? Cancer patient Josh Katrick won free pizza for a year from Mario’s Pizza in Northampton, PA. However, he told manager Frank Grigoli he wanted to donate the prize elsewhere:

“I’ve been getting so much from family, friends, people I don’t even know well, the...

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Ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Former Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah has received 10 years in prison for racketeering, fraud, and money-laundering after his conviction on June 22.

A jury found Fattah guilty “on 22 counts related to misspending federal grant money and for schemes linked to an illegal $1 million loan he received from a friend to...

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Judge Denies Stein’s Pennsylvania Recount Request

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:30am 12/12/2016 at 11:30am

U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond was not impressed by Jill Stein’s request for a statewide, presidential ballot recount. Monday morning, Judge Diamond denied failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s recount request.

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A federal judge on Monday issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper...

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Jill Stein’s Pennsylvania Recount Headed to Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 10:00am 12/4/2016 at 10:00am

On Saturday night it was announced that the Green Party had dropped its recount efforts in Pennsylvania.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reported:

Green Party Drops Statewide Pennsylvania Recount

Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican...

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City Attorney Busted for Complicity in Anti-Trump Graffiti

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/2/2016 at 7:00pm
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The world has truly gone mad. A Philly city attorney was busted after surveillance footage was used to identify him as a vandal. His tag read “F*** Trump”. Though it’s impressive that he perpetrated the act of vandalism while sipping wine, adorned in khakis, a blazer, and what looks to be...

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Jill Stein Faces Uphill Battle in Pennsylvania Recount Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 4:10pm 11/28/2016 at 4:10pm

Failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is making more headlines now than during the election cycle.

Earlier today, Stein requested a recount in over 100 Pennsylvania precincts.

Politico reports:

Legal papers filed in Commonwealth Court by a lawyer for Stein’s campaign contend the Nov. 8 election was “illegal” and the results...

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Chris Matthews Fails to Identify Disgraced Pennsylvania AG as a Democrat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:00am 8/17/2016 at 10:00am

Imagine that a Republican state attorney general had been forced to resign after being convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice. Now imagine how the story would have been played on MSNBC. Fair to assume that the word “Republican” would have featured in the story’s first sentence?

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Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 8:33am 6/22/2016 at 8:33am

Nicolle Wallace nailed it: “voters are so smart! And whenever we scratch our heads here in New York City or anywhere along the Acela corridor, you really just have to get out for a day or an hour and talk to people. They see everything.” Wall...

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