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Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey at a meeting with reporters.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who met with reporters at his Philadelphia office Friday, says he's "cautiously optimistic" about his gun background check bill after some tweaks suggested by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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Clean Slate press conference
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Cherri Gregg
July 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Roughly 30 million criminal records will now be automatically sealed over the next year in Pennsylvania — an effort that was signed into law last year . The Clean Slate law will automatically seal all arrests and summary charges that did not result in a conviction, as...
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The White House
Cliff Owen/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, such as concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct...
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh (left) and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
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March 28, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you grew up before Twitter and think your high school antics can't be uncovered, think again. Those of us who grew up before Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms routinely breathe a sigh of relief knowing...
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