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High School Mock Trial Championship

High School Mock Trial Championship

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation

Remembering Pete DeCoursey

Remembering Pete DeCoursey

(VIDEO) Journalists and political leaders share their memories and thoughts on Pete DeCoursey, veteran political journalist.

February 2nd:  Groundhog Day from Punxsutawney, PA

February 2nd: Groundhog Day from Punxsutawney, PA

Every February 2nd, the eyes of the world turn toward a furry resident of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, for a weather forecast. When Phil the groundhog emerges at sunrise from his burrow for the 127th time on Groundhog Day, he’ll look for his shadow.   If  he sees it, expect six more weeks of winter.  If he does [...]

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil makes his annual PCN appearance on February 2nd. We’ll air his prognostications from Gobbler’s Knob LIVE. Details coming soon!

Vice President Joe Biden statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Vice President Joe Biden statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on the Passing of Arlen Specter Jill and I are deeply saddened. Arlen Specter was a great Senator who lived his life the way he died, with dignity and courage. He was my friend and I admired him a great deal. For over three decades, I watched his political [...]

US Rep. Tom Marino statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

US Rep. Tom Marino statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement in response to the passing of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter: “I am saddened by the news of Sen. Specter’s passing earlier today. Arlen was instrumental in my appointment and confirmation to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and for that I will [...]

Former Sen. Rick Santorum statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Former Sen. Rick Santorum statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Former US Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum issued the following statement regarding the passing of Senator Arlen Specter: Serving with Senator Specter for more than a decade, I can say without a shadow of a doubt that he was a fighter, and his commitment to public service was admirable. Karen and I extend [...]

PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

The Republican Party of Pennsylvania extends its deepest sympathies to the friends and family members of former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Senator Specter will always be remembered for his many years of dedicated public service.

Former President George W. Bush statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Former President George W. Bush statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter loved our country and served it with integrity for three decades in the United States Senate. Laura and I appreciate his contributions to America and are grateful for his many years of public service. We send our condolences to his wife, Joan, and the Specter family.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Sen. Specter was a man of moderation; he was always passionate, but always easy to work with. I followed him through his previous illnesses, during the course of which he displayed great physical strength and great strength of character. Throughout his life, Sen. Specter fought and won many battles, but this was one he could [...]

Former Gov. Ed Rendell statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Former Gov. Ed Rendell statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

He was a mentor, colleague and a political institution, and on a personal level, he was my first boss. Sen. Specter did more for the people of Pennsylvania over his more than 30 year career with the possible exception of Benjamin Franklin. He was a champion for veterans across our state and beyond, and will [...]

Gov. Tom Corbett statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Gov. Tom Corbett statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Governor Tom Corbett today released the following statement on the passing of former Senator Arlen Specter: “For more than five decades, Arlen Specter lived a life devoted to public service on behalf of the people of Pennsylvania and the United States. Pennsylvania has lost a political figure whose career stretched from Philadelphia’s City Hall to [...]

PA Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

PA Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Arlen Specter. “Senator Arlen Specter was a true Pennsylvania institution whose record of fighting for our Commonwealth is unmatched. Senator Specter’s contributions to Pennsylvania and the United States will leave a lasting legacy. Our thoughts and prayers are with Senator [...]

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US Rep. Patrick Meehan statement on passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) today issued the following statement reacting to the death of former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter: “I’m deeply saddened by the loss of Senator Specter. He made tremendous and long-lived contributions to Pennsylvania and to our nation. He distinguished himself by leading on criminal justice issues, foreign affairs, and most especially, [...]

Sen. Pat Toomey statement on the passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

Sen. Pat Toomey statement on the passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the passing of Sen. Arlen Specter: “A man of sharp intelligence and dogged determination, Sen. Specter dedicated his life to public service and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His impact on our state and public policy will not be forgotten. My wife Kris and I send [...]