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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Edward G. Rendell
Lawmakers in Illinois could sign off on legalizing fracking as early as this week, but approval of the highly controversial drilling method won't come without a fight.
As he weighs whether to allow fracking in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under intense pressure from the oil and gas industry, Republican lawmakers and long-struggling communities eager to see the drilling technique jump-start the state's economy.
Pennsylvania, which hasn’t voted for a Republican for president since George H.W. Bush in 1988, suddenly has become a tempting prize for Mitt Romney.
Since kicking off his re-election campaign last weekend, President Obama has endured a rapid series of stumbles, including a debate on gay marriage initiated by his vice president and an embarrassingly close primary victory over a prison inmate.
Philadelphia's two largest newspapers were sold Monday for the fourth time in six years, this time for about $55 million to a group of investors led by New Jersey Democratic Party boss George E. Norcross III.
A top House Republican denounced the Treasury Department on Thursday for investigating former U.S. officials campaigning to remove an Iranian dissident group from the State Department terrorist list.
The timing of the Treasury Department investigation into speeches allegedly given by a top Democrat for the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) is highly suspect ("Top Democrat's speeches for terrorist group probed," Web, March 9).
The Treasury Department's counterterrorism arm is investigating speaking fees paid to a longtime Democratic Party leader who is among the most vocal advocates for Iranian dissidents designated as a terrorist group by the State Department.
Just five years after its first casino opened, Pennsylvania now generates more tax revenue from card games and slot machines than any other state in the nation — and it isn't even close.
President Obama wrapped up a month of brisk fundraising with two more events in Philadelphia on Thursday amid an emerging rift with Jewish donors and accusations that he is exploiting the White House in his hunt for campaign cash.
Inside his new corner office overlooking the White House, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. offers only measured reflections on his 18-year run through Maryland politics, highlighted by his term as the state's first Republican governor in four decades.
The prospect of a possible government shutdown April 8 is either good, bad, ugly or a strategically useful tool, depending on which lawmaker is doing the talking.
Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they were considering introducing legislation that would allow financially stressed U.S. states to declare bankruptcy.
One year after crossing over a body-filled Haitian ravine and singing hymns to stay calm on their flight to Pittsburgh, more than 50 children rescued a week after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake are, for the most part, thriving.
ANALYSIS: Some Democrats are calling for a cease-fire in a heated liberal campaign to pin blame for the Tucson, Ariz., massacre on conservative speech and specifically on former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Mr. Obama's meeting with the governors was unprecedented for a president-elect, said Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell.
In a strong endorsement of hydraulic fracturing, former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell urged Mr. Cuomo to "do as I did: Step back and look at the facts.