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For some people, Memorial Day is the start of the summer season. But it's also a time to remember those who have given their lives for our country. Comment?
Is Congress poised to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act again? Late last month, legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow employees who work part-time for small employers up to two weeks of leave in connection with a family member's military deployment, thereby expanding the qualifying exigency provisions ... (more) Comment?
In the wake of three young women escaping their captor's house in Cleveland, where they were trapped for 10 years, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week approved a resolution authored by Rep. Comment?
The IRS is facing a "taxing" issue. A new audit reportedly accuses the agency unfairly targeting conservative political groups. Comment?
The Energy Department did not realize for four months that troubled automaker Fisker Automotive Inc. Comment?
The White House on Wednesday stood by its story that the Obama administration remained unsure exactly who was responsible for the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi nearly five days after it occurred even though new revelations show Ansar al-Sharia's direct involvement. Comment?
Partisan politics loomed over a House hearing Wednesday on the deadly September 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, as Republicans and Democrats clashed over the meaning of testimony from three witnesses who had little new to add to the story The three State Department officials, one of whom had testified before, offered a ... (more) Comment?
The shape of what will become the new state senatorial district representing the Easton area appropriately illustrates the shape of Harrisburg these days, according to Lisa Boscola. Comment?
According to a report in USA today, Senator Lindsey Graham started out his day Tuesday morning by sending out this tweet shortly after 5:00a.m.: I think the dam is about to break on #Benghazi . We're going to find system failure before, during and after the attack. Comment?
Top Republicans and witnesses ripped the Obama administration's response to last year's deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, calling key executive branch officials unresponsive in the critical hours after the assault and uncooperative in the investigations that followed. Comment?
The public housing sector has already been hit by flat-lined federal budgets and increased demand and costs to run its programs. Comment?
Editor: A story April 26 noted the commonwealth should take a stronger role in protecting a 25,000-acre area of the Loyalsock State Forest, referred to as the Clarence Moore lands. Comment?
U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick announced Monday that he would cosponsor a bipartisan bill proposing mandatory secondary cockpit barriers on commercial airliners. Comment?
Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a beautiful Sunday morning. Hopefully you're already enjoying the day with your family/pet/significant other. Comment?
As the Department of Energy seized the last of Fisker Automotive 's reserves in lieu of an unknown amount that it was due to repay this week, what's left of the lame electric automaker clings to the slim hope it can survive. Comment?
Last night, Jon Stewart had some fun looking at the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library with Al Madrigal . Comment?
Last night, the Senate approved a bill to end the furloughs of air traffic controllers, according to a news release from Sen. Comment?
Northeastern Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright was featured on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central last night. Comment?
Stephen Colbert's "Better Know a District" feature on "The Colbert Report" put U.S. Rep. Comment?
Representative Matt Cartwright appeared on Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" on Thursday night during the show's on-going segment "Better Know a District." Cartwright, a lawyer from Moosic, represents the 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania includes parts of Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe and Northampton Counties, as well as all of ... (more) Comment?