After Grisly Killings in Pennsylvania, a Quick Deal to Spare Execution

By TRIP GABRIEL and ALAN BLINDER July 17, 2017 The police had been investigating the disappearance of four men in Pennsylvania for only a week when prosecutors sprang a deal on their chief suspect: Confess to murder and help the investigation, and...

Gerrymandering Case Echoes in Inkblot-Like Districts Across the U.S.

The Supreme Court announced it would hear a Wisconsin gerrymandering case, attracting the attention of other states locked in redistricting battles.

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Says House Redistricting Is Partisan Gerrymander

Voting-rights advocates in Pennsylvania challenged the state’s congressional map in state court, whereas suits in 3 other states have been filed in federal court.

Bob Casey Was an Understated Senator. Then Came Trump.

Casey, an even-tempered Democrat from Pennsylvania, has been ahead of the pack in his criticism of the president, at some political risk.