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NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

The Rise and Fall, Again, of Rick Santorum's Political Ambition

Everyone remembers the photo from 2006, when Rick Santorum had to stand up and acknowledge he’d been voted out of the U.S. Senate by the people of Pennsylvania. While Santorum spoke, his 8-year-old daughter Sarah Maria stood next to him, her chubby cheeks soaked with tears. It was the picture of the end of the Republican Revolution that, for a decade, had ruled Congress, and thus Washington, and thus America.

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Posted Apr. 18, 2012 | Comments: 6

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Attorney General Candidates Patrick Murphy and Kathleen Kane Battle in the Democratic Primary

Heading into November, yet another formidable Republican—no-nonsense Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed, who’s running unopposed in next week’s primary—will try to make mincemeat out of either Kathleen Kane or Patrick Murphy, the two Democrats sparring fiercely in a primary bout to determine who’ll carry their party’s flag in the AG race this fall.

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Posted Apr. 18, 2012 | Comments: 5

Letters to the Editor

The point isn’t what we’ve accomplished, or whether a liberal reporter likes how things went. There was no predetermined outcome. It was, and it connected people who are now doing some hard work to try to make things better in a variety of ways.

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Posted Apr. 17, 2012 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Katherine Rochester

Objects of Our Affection at Rebekah Templeton and Vox Populi

The five sculptures that comprise Tyler Kline’s solo exhibition don’t exactly look like they belong at home.

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Posted Apr. 17, 2012 | Comments: 0