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Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans have heaped praise on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Feb. 5, but that doesn't mean the road is paved for the big-ticket proposals he has outlined. Wolf framed this as "the most significant element" in his budget address: "A plan to create a new...
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Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 05, 2019 - 3:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In a rare occurrence, leaders of the Republican majority in the Pennsylvania legislature are reacting with nearly universal praise after Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Tuesday. "Productive, positive and pragmatic" is how the Republican speaker of the House, Mike...
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In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump points to a supporter as he departs a rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.
Alex Brandon/AP, file
February 04, 2019 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier, R-Mission Hills, speaks during a debate at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.
Mitchell Willetts/AP Photo, File
January 31, 2019 - 8:00 am
By Mike Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats' gains in state legislatures didn't end with last November's elections. Over the past two months, as lawmakers were sworn in and this year's statehouse sessions got underway, Republicans in California, Kansas and New Jersey switched...
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Rick Loughery
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Jim Melwert
January 29, 2019 - 3:49 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It may not have the cachet of a presidential or congressional election year, but two new party leaders in suburban Philadelphia counties are hoping they can stem the “blue wave” in 2019’s local elections to keep counties under Republican control. Tom McGarrigle...
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In this, Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, Pedro H. Gonzalez, bi-vocational Denver pastor and board member of Colorado Family Action, poses for a photograph in Clement Park in Littleton, Colo.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo, File
December 27, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Nichols Riccardi, Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he's been heartened by the president's steps to...
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J. Scott Applewhite/ AP Photo
December 19, 2018 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown threatened at week's end and keep the government running through Feb. 8 awaited a Senate vote Wednesday after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Senate Majority...
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Cliff Owen /AP Photo file
December 14, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PHOENIX — Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday. Kyl's decision means the Republican governor will need to appoint another replacement lawmaker. The decision by Kyl, 76, was...
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With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, an American flag at the WWII Memorial flies at half-staff, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 04, 2018 - 11:49 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the nation for the first time as its president, George H.W. Bush vowed to lead with humility, moral principle and a spirit of unity. Deep successes "are made not of gold and silk but of better hearts and finer souls," Bush said in 1989,...
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