How Pa. politicians reacted to Joe Biden becoming president-elect
Chris Cieslak, a 51 year old retired Army Lt. Col. from Pittsburgh, sits on top of a car waiting for Vice President Joe Biden to speak on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at a Pittsburgh drive-in rally at Heinz Field the day before the election. (Capital-Star photo by Stephen Caruso)
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa.:
— Bob Casey Jr. (@Bob_Casey) November 7, 2020
State Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadephia:
I will join masses of people at Independence Hall today to celebrate our fragile #democracy that just barely beat down creeping #fascism with Black women leading the way for the collective benefit of a bruised & battered nation.
— Rep. Chris Rabb (@RepRabb) November 7, 2020
Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, D-Philadelphia:
NEVER DOUBT PENNSYLVANIA!
— Rep. Malcolm “Biden/Harris WON” Kenyatta (@malcolmkenyatta) November 7, 2020
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman:
Now *THAT’S* ball game. pic.twitter.com/z5JwhbRA5A
— Jawn Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) November 7, 2020
Former Gov. Tom Ridge
John McCain was a friend and great patriot. I was honored to be a pall bearer at his funeral. While he & President-elect Biden differed on many issues, they respected each other & the institutions of our democracy, articulated beautifully by @cindymccain. John would be pleased!
— Gov. Tom Ridge (@GovRidge) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-2nd District:
— US Rep Brendan Boyle (@RepBrendanBoyle) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, D-3rd District:
I am overjoyed to call Joe Biden and @SenKamalaHarris our president-elect & vice president-elect!
America needs their steady, experienced leadership, especially as we deal with the Covid-19 pandemic & the deep recession it has caused.
— Congressman Dwight Evans (@RepDwightEvans) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District:
We sure will! Can’t wait to get to work. https://t.co/Ptjwb36NMj
— Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (@RepDean) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-5th District:
We are in this fight with you to build a better nation for this generation, and the next, and I am ready to get to work. pic.twitter.com/BXvRvw74xl
— Mary Gay Scanlon (@marygayscanlon) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th District:
Civility and decency won.
President-elect Joe Biden.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
— Chrissy Houlahan (@HoulahanForPa) November 7, 2020
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District:
“A record number of Americans made their voices heard in this election, and they chose a vision for our nation that is rooted in working with and for every American. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the White House, we can begin on the path to binding our nation’s wounds and move America forward.”
U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-17th District:
— Conor Lamb (@ConorLambPA) November 7, 2020
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