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Trump 100 days: Who has he met and when?

Al Jazeera

President Trump has spent seven weekends in Florida at his golf resort. He has made 21 trips out of the White House to Mar-a-Lago, Langley VA, Philadelphia PA, Dover DE, North Charleston SC, MD National Harbour, Ypsilanti MI, Nashville TN, Louisville KY, Sterling VA, Kenosha WI, Bethesda MD, Atlanta GA, and Harrisburg PA - all are places in which he won election victories. Trump is yet to visit the West Coast or allies outside of the US.


Competitive Pennsylvania race could hinge on suburban Philadelphia

PBS NewsHour

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her five state primary night rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 26, 2016. BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania -- The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits. Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes will probably hinge on Philadelphia's suburbs. No presidential candidate in 40 years has carried the state without winning the overall vote in the four-county arc just outside the City of Brotherly Love. From the oil refineries in southern Delaware County to the 18th-century barns north in Bucks County, the suburban collar has grown over time to account for more than one-fifth of all Pennsylvania voters.


Objection to Lawmaker's Absences Could Lead to Contempt Vote

U.S. News

Monday's absence by Democratic Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County was recorded as unexcused. That's after a fellow Democrat, Rep. Michael Carroll of Luzerne County, objected to Haggerty's request for an excused absence.


Strike enters 2nd day at 14 Pennsylvania state universities

U.S. News

Faculty members of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties take part in a faculty union strike at Dixon University Center in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Professors at multiple state universities went on strike Wednesday, disrupting classes midsemester for more than 100,000 students after contract negotiations hit an impasse.


Man convicted of rape attempt described his 'perfect victims' - Girl was raped, then attacked by driver she asked for help, police say

FOX News

A Pennsylvania man who was convicted of attempted rape in 2013 had written journal entries describing the crime in explicit detail, police said. Frank Yeager, 33, of Bucks County, received 20 years in prison in 2013 after he attempted to persuade a female realtor to go into a model home with him. Yeager pleaded guilty to the attempted rape charge. The Superior Court in Lehigh County, which is north of Philadelphia, upheld his sentence this week. Yeager kept a journal where he wrote his rape plans and described his perfect victims, according to NBC4i.