Government & Politics

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney pushes back rollout of ‘fair workweek’ law as critics cry...

The Kenney administration postponed the full rollout of the new labor protections to July 1, with part of the law going into effect earlier.

In Hershey, Trump, Pence ask Pa. for ‘4 more years’ as Dems move forward...

A defiant President Donald Trump rallied the faithful in a critical swing state on Tuesday, even as the majority-Democrat U.S. House pushes ahead with an inquiry that could end with him being just the fourth president in American history to be impeached.

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive UMCA trade deal

The news came as Trump traveled to a key 2020 battleground state -- Pennsylvania -- and on the same day the House delivered impeachment articles.

Ex-Gov. Ridge: Trump’s Ukraine call was ‘an abuse of power,’ but impeachment is up...

Former Republican Gov. Tom Ridge told reporters Tuesday that he was “disappointed and troubled” by President Donald Trump’s conduct with the leader of Ukraine earlier this year.That a sitting president “would ask a foreign...

How Pa.’s members of Congress reacted to Trump impeachment articles

This is a rolling list of reaction by members of Pa.'s U.S. House and Senate delegation. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

Pa.’s Toomey, Shapiro and others set their sights on 2022 elections and the governorship

While the rest of the nation is ramping up for the 2020 presidential election, politicians in the Keystone State have their eyes set beyond 2020 – to 2022 and the governorship.

We depend on our Constitution – and it depends on us | Madeleine Dean

The question, then, is whether we really believe in our Constitution – and whether we think it is up to the task of restraining a would-be king.

Casey, U.S. Senate Dems to Trump: Fire WH adviser Stephen Miller

The lawmakers pointed to reports about emails Miller sent as an aide to then-U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., showing him promoting white supremacist talking points. 

‘Not qualified?’ No problem. Pa’s Toomey votes to confirm Trump’s anti-abortion federal court pick...

Sarah Pitlyk, who opposes abortion rights and IVF, has never tried a case, nabbing a "not recommended" rating from the American Bar Association.

The Top 10 Pa. political stories of the decade | Fletcher McClellan

Highs, lows and everything in between. The last 10 years of Pennsylvania politics put the best -- and worst -- that government has to offer, on show.