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Corbett: Joe Paterno wrongly fired
Joe Paterno "probably" should have finished out the 2011 season instead of being fired, outgoing Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett told The Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday. "They probably shouldn't have fired him, they probably should've suspended him," Corbett told the Inquirer. "He probably should
Veteran Prosecutor to Step in for Convicted Attorney General
The man who will assume the duties of Pennsylvania's convicted attorney general is a veteran prosecutor and a central figure in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby
ICYMI: What Happened on Election Night?
OK, let’s review. For those not paying attention to the midterm elections, they happened Tuesday and the Republicans, aka the GOP, did really well, right? SW: Yes, really well. Call it a shellacking, thumping, a wave, whatever you want. It was a great night for...
A Fresh Blast of Discontent Reshapes the Political Order
A fresh blast of public discontent reshaped American politics yet again in the 2014 midterm elections, handing the Republican Party control of the Senate and its largest house majority in 86 years. Its source: Seemingly unending economic woe – and the political discord it fuels....
Governor Race Round-Up
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos summarizes the major gubernatorial races of 2014.
Election Results 2014: Republicans Take Control of Governorships in MD, AR, IL, MA
Republicans, now projected to take control of the Senate and build on their House majority, also made a strong showing in gubernatorial races around the country. GOP candidates in Maryland, Arkansas, Illinois and Massachusetts all took control of governor's seats that were previously held by
Election 2014 Firsts: Meet the History-Makers of the Midterms
Election Night 2014 brought several "firsts" across the country. With their victories, these are the elected officials who made history on Tuesday night. First Elected African-American Senator From South Carolina Republican Tim Scott became South Carolina’s first elected black senator tonight with
Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Makes First Court Appearance
Army of law enforcement officers surround suspect as he's walked into Pennsylvania Courthouse.
FBI Most-Wanted Fugitive Eric Frein Captured Alive
Accused cop killer Eric Frein , one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives , was captured after a 48-day manhunt, police said tonight. "Eric Frein was dedicated to killing law enforcement members," Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said in a news conference with Gov. Tom Corbett.