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Marley Parish

Marley Parish

A Pennsylvania native, Marley Parish covers the Senate for the Capital-Star. She previously reported on government, education and community issues for the Centre Daily Times and has a background in writing, editing and design. A graduate of Allegheny College, Marley served as editor of the campus newspaper, where she also covered everything from student government to college sports.

Oz concedes to Fetterman in Pa.’s U.S. Senate race

By: - November 9, 2022

Republican Mehmet Oz called Democrat John Fetterman at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday to concede in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Pa.’s U.S. Senate race is too close to call

By: - November 9, 2022

The U.S. Senate race between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz was too close to call Tuesday night as Pennsylvania counties continued counting ballots — a process that could last for days. As of midnight, 48,938 votes, 1.13 percent, separated the candidates, according to unofficial, real-time results from the Department of State. However, those […]

Planning to vote in person on Nov. 8? Here’s what to know

By: - November 7, 2022

If you plan to vote in person on Nov. 8, here’s what to know before heading to the polls.

‘It’s going to come down to every single vote,’ Fetterman says at Harrisburg campaign stop

By: - November 6, 2022

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman sat down with state Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, for a discussion with voters Sunday morning in Harrisburg, talking about his stroke, policy decisions, and what he described as the “stark choice” between himself and Republican nominee Mehmet Oz.

Jill Biden says ‘election is going to be won or lost by where voting falls on your to-do list’

By: - November 2, 2022

Jill Biden joined Allegheny County lawmakers and teachers to mobilize voters ahead of the Nov. 8 general election

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

What does the impeachment process look like in Pennsylvania?

By: and - November 2, 2022

Introducing articles of impeachment is just a first step in the seldom-used process.

What to do to make sure your mail-in, absentee ballot counts on Election Day

By: - November 1, 2022

County election offices must receive mail-in and absentee ballots by 8 p.m. on Nov. 8 for them to count toward final results.

‘A lot is at stake.’ Pa. Democrats show up to stump for Fetterman ahead of Nov. 8

By: - October 31, 2022

With eight days until Election Day and high-stakes issues on the ballot, Democrats — including Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris — are working to push their nominees toward victory.

Democrats seize on Oz’s ‘women, doctors, local political leaders’ abortion response

By: - October 27, 2022

Asked how he would vote on a proposed national 15-week abortion ban, the celebrity heart surgeon said he opposes the federal government dictating abortion policies, adding that authority should rest with women, their physicians — and local politicians.

Oz attacks Fetterman, Krasner for crime-related policy alongside Pa. Republicans, Haley

By: - October 26, 2022

Mehmet Oz doubled down on his crime policies, lodging attacks against Democratic nominee John Fetterman and vowing to make decisions for community safety.

Fetterman, Oz face off in first — and only debate — in Pa.’s U.S. Senate race

By: - October 25, 2022

Mehmet Oz and John Fetterman took the stage for the first — and only — debate in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race.

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

What to know ahead of the first — and likely only — U.S. Senate debate in Pa.

By: - October 25, 2022

The U.S. Senate debate between John Fetterman and Mehmet Oz will air Tuesday at 8 p.m. across 62 counties.