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Presidential Race: "Victims" vs "Redistribution"

09.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

          Mitt Romney's campaign looked to pivot Tuesday from his controversial "47 percent" comment by highlighting new audio that shows President Obama saying in 1998 that he "believes in ...

French Magazine Provokes Further Mid-East Violence

09.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

The French foreign ministry announced Wednesday that France will close 20 of its embassies in Muslim countries this Friday following the publication of controversial Prophet Mohammed cartoons by satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. Major protests in the ...

Storm To Drop 1-4 Inches of Rain On NY, PA

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We are two days from the official start of fall, and New York and Pennsylvania are poised to usher it in like a lion. Both states have High Wind Advisories in place. This is a weather system that spans 10 states, from the outer ridges of Canada all ...

NY's Governor Keeps Property Tax Cap In Place

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state's property tax cap will stay at 2-percent. Governor Andrew Cuomo won wide support last year when he said local towns can't raise your property taxes more then 2-percent a year. Well, he's done it again. For the second straight year, ...

New York Launches New App To Let You Look For Parks By Activity

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Where can you go camping or boating at a New York State park near you? The state now has an App for that. The New York State Parks system has launched a new, free application for smartphones that allows users to locate info on 178 different state ...

Boy Scouts Say Their Criminal Checks Are Effective

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The scouts have responded. The Boy Scouts of America posted an open letter to all parents in the country late monday-- Outlining all its safety procedures; criminal background checks, training, and it's 2 deep policy, where two adults are always ...

The Majority of Pennsylvanians Are Ok With Flashing An ID To Vote

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll out by the Inquirer Pennsylvania shows nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvanians support the state requiring a  legal photo id to vote. 94-percent of those surveryed said it would not be difficult to obtain the necessary id to vote. Just ...

As The President Picks Up Momentum In PA, Most Aren't Seeing It As A Swing State Anymore

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania may be less of a swing vote then most people think. Not so long ago, both major parties thought they could win the state. The Keystone state is proving to be second-tier in importance to states like Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Virginia ...

Two NY Lawmakers That Voted For Gay Marriage Are Still Awaiting Their Fate

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are still no results yet for the two Republican lawmakers that voted in favor of same sex marriage. Will they keep their jobs?The primary last Thursday in New York fired a political warning shot to gop lawmakers across the country. Two of the ...

Cuomo Swears He's Not Even Considering A Run For President

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the Democrats' short list for President in 2016, he certainly isn't acting like it.  Cuomo has not been a high profile surrogate for the president, he hasn't campaigned for endangered democrats in ...

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