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PA Will Likely Lose An Electoral Vote In 2020

Dec 2, 2016
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(Harrisburg) - The U.S. census is conducted every ten years, and in each one since the 1920s, Pennsylvania has lost at least one congressional district. As a result, every ten years it has also shed at least one electoral vote. 

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Senate Democrats now have 32 votes in the chamber, which under normal circumstances would mean they hold the majority. But in the state Senate, it’s more complicated than that.

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(New York City) -- A Republican Congressman from Central Pennsylvania may have a spot in Donald Trump's cabinet. 

PA GOP: Vote Recount "Ridiculous"

Nov 29, 2016
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(Harrisburg) -- Pennsylvania Republicans are calling Green Party candidate Jill Stein's efforts to recount the state's presidential vote a waste of time. 

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Talking politics with family and friends at the holidays is supposed to be a big no-no. But sometimes you can’t help yourself. So if you’re going to walk down that dangerous road, we at least wanted to provide a few pointers. 

What Civic Duty Looks Like Once The Votes Are Counted

Nov 18, 2016
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(Keystone Crossroads) Most people will never hold office, and for some, voting is as political as it gets. But more than a quarter of Pennsylvanians are working on their own versions of civic duty, through volunteering. 

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(Harrisburg) -- The state House held leadership elections Tuesday in preparation for the impending end of the legislative session. Republican leaders new and old said they're looking forward to having their largest majority in decades next session. 

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(Keystone Crossroads) Linda Straub never thought she'd be so invested in a presidential election that she would attend a watch party on election night. But there she was, at Zach's Sports Bar in Altoona with the Blair County Republicans, cheering Donald Trump as he took Iowa. 

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If the numbers hold, Republicans are poised to remain in control of the New York State Senate, and even pick up a seat. 

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Democrats had hoped to make inroads into the New York State Senate. But preliminary results show the Republicans gaining one seat to hold a razor-thin 32-seat majority.

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