Pa. Dems lose a state senator: declares himself independent, will caucus with GOP
A state senator from Luzerne County said Tuesday he is changing his party registration from the Democratic Party to become an Independent, and will start… READ MORE
Philly professor spent nearly $200K in fed research funds at strip clubs
A university professor from Philadelphia blew nearly $200,000 of federal research dollars at strip clubs in the City of Brotherly Love — and now his… READ MORE
Trump pumps up Pennsylvania crowd in bid to defy polling yet again
On a balmy spring evening President Trump returned to Pennsylvania two days after former Vice President Joe Biden held a rally in Philadelphia and one… READ MORE
State rep wants Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto impeached over gun legislation; mayor responds
A Pennsylvania state representative said he was moving to have Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto impeached after the mayor signed new gun legislation in the city… READ MORE
Rep. Tom Marino from Pa.’s 12th congressional district to resign
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A five-term Republican congressman who co-chaired Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania is resigning.
Tom Marino said in a statement… READ MORE
While national Women’s March leaders are under fire, Philly group faces its own turmoil
Emily Cooper Morse stood on stage last year alongside her daughter in front of thousands of women, telling the demonstrators, “We are fighting for women’s… READ MORE
Pittsburgh Mayor Pushes Firearm Confiscation Orders, Gun and Magazine Bans
Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (D) is pushing firearm confiscation orders, bans on commonly-owned semiautomatic firearms and “high capacity” magazines.
Following the October 27 attack on… READ MORE
Pennsylvania, North Carolina election results illustrate power of gerrymandering
With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other… READ MORE
PA race razor close; Dem Lamb claims win, GOP not conceding
MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) – A razor’s edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump’s sway in a GOP stronghold.
Lamb claimed victory before exuberant supporters after midnight, though many absentee ballots were still to be… READ MORE
GOP seeks to stave off big Dem upset
CANONSBURG, Pa. — Republicans are rushing to avoid a crushing defeat on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, where a Democrat looks poised to win an upset special… READ MORE