Capital-Star Q+A: Josh Shapiro on the death penalty, climate and Harrisburg
The only Democratic gubernatorial candidate on the ballot in 2022 says he's here to take on 'big fights.'
Poll: McCormick, Barletta lead GOP primary pack; but many still undecided | Friday Morning Coffee
In the closely contested races for governor and United States Senate in Pa., the future belongs to the undecideds.
Pgh voters pick replacements for ex-Reps. Gainey, Wheatley in special Pa. House elections
Democrats Martell Covington and Aerion Abney will serve out the unexpired terms of now-Mayor Ed Gainey and his top aide Jake Wheatley.
Central Pa. state House candidate David Buell battles fake tweets, online smear tactics
By David Wenner State House candidate David Buell said that someone impersonated him in racially tinged tweets and also set up websites intended to hurt his campaign. “The divisive and racially-biased political attacks being used against me are disgusting and wrong. Whoever created the fake websites and Twitter account pretending to be me must be […]
Progressive incumbent women were snubbed by Allegheny Co. Dem Committee. Does it matter?
The county party opted to endorse their primary opponents on May 17. It wasn't unfamiliar territory.
U.S. Senate Democratic candidates Lamb, Kenyatta face off in first debate in Fetterman’s absence
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman did not attend the debate.
The platforms are the same, but strategies differ for Pa. 2022 GOP governor hopefuls
In a likely first, all nine GOP hopefuls were in the same place Friday for an annual conservative conclave.
Voter registration, mail-in voting: Here are deadlines to know ahead of the May 17 primary
The deadline to register to vote in the May 17 primary election is May 2.
Now a defender of personal freedom, Mastriano wanted to lift privacy rules in pandemic’s early days
In statements no longer available on his Senate website, the GOP governor hopeful said HIPAA regulations 'are threatening the lives of our citizens.'
Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’
Pennsylvania’s outgoing Republican United States senator isn’t a “no” vote for President Joe Biden’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. Yet. But U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, of Lehigh County, said Thursday he “[continues] to have concerns” about whether Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “will serve as a neutral umpire of the law.” Toomey, who met with […]
Philly Dems vying for Sims’ House seat make their case to LGBTQ voters
Three of the four Democratic hopefuls looking to succeed retiring state Rep. Brian Sims faced the votes during a recent public forum.
Redrawn districts prompt primary battles in at least five Lehigh Valley House, Senate seats
See who is running and which incumbents have primary challengers on May 17.