Pennsylvania was a swing state in the November election and could be a key battleground when it comes to gun control, debate participants say.
President Barack Obama won Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes Tuesday, MSNBC projected based on early results.
Surges by U.S. Senate candidates in at least two races thought to have been pretty much decided have turned the races into nail-biters, political observers say.
No president in U.S. history has been targeted en masse in lawsuits filed by Catholic bishops and institutions till now: President Obama is facing a tsunami of suits opposing the contraception mandate in his healthcare reform law.
Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Monday fetuses conceived out of wedlock and by rape both need to be protected from abortion.
The U.S. government will implement tougher screening for payees who receive benefits on behalf of disabled adults, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said Monday.
Two U.S. lawmakers announced legislation Thursday to punish Americans who renounce their citizenship to dodge taxes.
A decision to close refineries in Philadelphia and elsewhere in the U.S. northeast could mean higher gasoline and heating costs, officials said.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's post-U.S. Senate income has risen, mainly as a Fox News contributor and as an adviser, financial forms show.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Thursday he has a stronger record than his competitors of winning elections in "tough states."