Vinyl addict. Ex-hockey player. Grilling fanatic. CTV political analyst. Cagle Syndicate Columnist. Opinion Editor, PennLive/Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa.

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I've covered Pennsylvania government and politics for The Morning Call since 2001. I also write and edit the paper's "Capitol Ideas" blog, contribute to the newspaper's "Pennsylvania Avenue," and "Lehigh Valley Music" blogs and, from 2009 to 2011, co-hosted the weekly "Politics as Usual" podcast....

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@ByJohnLMicek — 9,475 followers, 38,774 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

RT @RyanLizza: In case there's any ambiguity in his tweet I can confirm that Scaramucci wants the FBI to investigate Reince for leaking.

Jul 27, 2017

rt @mcall Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski pleads innocence in federal court on corruption charges 

Jul 27, 2017

@RepToddStephens That's what you guys are gonna have to figure out. Ball's in your court, Mr. Stephens.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a part-time reporter for a chain of weeklies in Connecticut.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep. I even own one.

How is social media changing news?

Sorry .. what? I was reading my Twitter account, checking Facebook and messing around on Tumblr.