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Casting a Ballot at 110? Pennsylvania’s Ancient Voters

Robert Knight, How many voters do you know who are more than 100 years old? Or 110 years old? Or, how about 126 years old? Hundreds of voters in recent elections in three eastern Pennsylvania counties were more than 100 years of age, with many over 110, according to official voter registration rolls open to

Trump’s Coalition Looks a Lot Like Brexit Voters

In both camps voters are motivated by nostalgia for bygone era and fear of the impact of immigration.  If the Britons who powered Brexit to victory were Americans, they’d look a lot like Donald Trump voters. Both camps are fueled by older, working-class whites spurred by nationalism and nostalgia for a bygone era. Their economic

Very Sad: 6-year-old boy in drowning case against mom dies

 A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub died Saturday, four days after his younger brother drowned, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed. The boy, Daniel Schlemmer, had been declared brain dead after authorities say he and his 3-year-old brother, Luke, were submerged underwater by their mother at their