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(WXXI) At the Golden Globe Awards this year, Meryl Streep received an honorary award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. In her acceptance speech, she criticized President-elect Trump for mocking a reporter with a disability. Trump, who denies that, dismissed Streep’s comments on Twitter.

Katie Meyer

(York County) -- Republican State Senator Scott Wagner is the first person to throw his hat into the 2018 race for governor.  He made the official announcement Wednesday at the York County headquarters of his trash hauling company. 

Politicians On The Loose At PA Farm Show

Jan 11, 2017

The 101st annual Pennsylvania Farm Show is in full swing this week, and inside the mazelike farm show complex in Harrisburg it's business as usual.

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

(WRVO) Some central New Yorkers are urging Congress to reject some of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks. They brought their message to the Federal Building during a protest in Syracuse Monday. 

Trump News Conference Fact Checker

Jan 10, 2017
Associated Press

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, expected at 11 am on Wednesday. We will be fact-checking and providing background to his remarks in real-time. We will be paying special attention to any comments about conflicts of interest, health care and national security.

Bret Jaspers / WSKG News

(WRVO) When Sen. Charles Schumer becomes Senate minority leader January 3, he will be one of the most powerful Democrats in the nation, at a time when the party is the weakest it’s been since the Great Depression. But the New Yorker says he has a plan to pull the party back into power. 

(Harrisburg) -- An independent report from an academic group has given Pennsylvania a dismal ranking in how well it conducts its elections. The Electoral Integrity Project--which is based out of Harvard University and the University of Sydney--has the Keystone State tied for fifth-worst in the country. 

Payne Horning / WRVO News

 

The first female representative from the 22nd Congressional District is preparing to assume office. 

Associated Press

 

(Harrisburg) -- The nonpartisan Cook Political Report recently came out with dozens of observations about the November election, including several that propose Donald Trump's victory can be boiled down to wins in just three counties.

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