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So who do you admire in politics, government or public service?

I told you who some of the Democratic candidates for governor admire. Now it’s your turn. If you don’t like any of the choices below, write something in our comments section.   poll by twiigs.com

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Casey confident Obama will visit Gettysburg ‘battlefield at a later date,’ spokesman says

Mark Walters of the Evening Sun has an article about some leaders being disappointed that President Barack Obama will not be visiting Gettysburg on Nov. 19 for the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg Borough Council Vice … Continue reading

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Perry: removing emergency contraception restrictions ‘endangers young girls’

I couldn’t immediately reach U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, Tuesday afternoon for a story I was working on about reactions to the Obama administration’s decision to  take steps to comply with a judge’s order to allow girls of any … Continue reading

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Should more federal immigration detainees be released? Debate

The issue has an impact on York County, where the county prison receives money for housing federal immigration detainees. I asked Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators for comment.

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Check out this photo of Todd Platts in the Oval Office

Photo from Tuesday’s signing of the Whistleblower Protection and Enhancement Act, legislation that U.S. Rep. Todd Platts, R-York County, has been pushing for eight years.

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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman statement on election results

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn seems happy. Here’s what he said in a statement: “The President’s decisive victory in Pennsylvania provided a clear path to victory on the national level. Pennsylvania voters showed a clear preference for the President’s leadership and … Continue reading

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Talking with York area voters: “We’ve got to get that deficit down.”

Who: Glenn Ellis, 74, of York Township. Political affiliation: Registered Republican. Voting for: Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. “What I don’t like about Obama is, he tells lies. He’ll say one thing and do something else,” Ellis said, referring to … Continue reading

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York watch party planned for Barack Obama-Mitt Romney presidential debate

A watch party for the first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will take place Wednesday night at the Obama campaign’s York office at 120 W. Market St., according to a news release. The event … Continue reading

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Talking with York County voters: Carol Spencer of North Codorus Township

Who: Carol Spencer, 69,  a retired purchasing agent who lives in North Codorus Township. Political affiliation: Registered Democrat. Voting for: “I’m definitely voting for Obama,” she said, adding, “I think … that he’s done a good job, that he’s on … Continue reading

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Dueling statements. Part Two.

From Pennsylvania Victory, an RNC project that collaborates between Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and the state GOP. The Obama campaign is clearly on defense over their continued dismissal of the small businesses that are the engine of the American economy. … Continue reading

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