WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is “absolutely not leaving” the Cabinet even as top Republicans make a pitch for him to run for the Senate in Kansas. Pompeo served four terms in the House and was Trump’s CIA director before moving to the State Department. The decision by…

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ STRIP PUBLIC PENSIONS FROM FELONS, Feb. 6 Erie region taxpayers are familiar with legal loopholes that have allowed public officials and employees to retain lucrative taxpayer-funded pensions even after being convicted of committing crimes related to their work or representing what would seem to be disqualifying moral failures. That was…