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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Jun 27, 2017

@mhglover @PennLive I have been amazingly tough on the GOP in other pieces. For the record

Jun 27, 2017

@mhglover @PennLive The Morning Coffee is dryly humorous but also took the GOP to task. As a Mississippian and not a regular reader, I get how you'd miss that

Jun 27, 2017

RT @SenBobCasey: The health care vote may have been delayed but @SenateGOP is committed to pushing this scheme & we must continue to make t…

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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.