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Pa. Sen. Casey: Families in Berks Co. detention center have been released

BY: - March 1, 2021

(*This story was updated at 10:21 a.m. on Monday, 3/1/21 with additional reporting) All of the families residing at an immigrant detention center in Berks County have been released, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s, D-Pa., office said Sunday. The Scranton Democrat’s office learned Friday from the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement that the families were released […]

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As Congress starts sprint on COVID relief bill, Pa.’s Casey, Evans push minimum wage hike | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 23, 2021

'How can we be the greatest country when our essential workers aren’t being protected?' one worker asks as the Fight for $15 intensifies.

Pa. Republicans weigh move to censure Toomey over impeachment vote

BY: - February 16, 2021

Toomey joined with all the chamber's Democrats, including U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., in the vote to convict Trump.

Pa.’s Toomey, Casey vote to convict Trump for Capitol insurrection; Senate votes to acquit

BY: - February 13, 2021

In a statement after the vote, Trump blasted the impeachment process as “yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our country,” and said that the movement he created “has only just begun.”

Pa.’s Toomey, Casey vote to move Trump impeachment trial forward

BY: - February 10, 2021

Toomey said Tuesday evening that Trump’s attorneys “had a weaker case to start with, and I don't think it was very persuasive.”

Biden’s education secretary nominee says teachers should be prioritized for vaccines

BY: - February 4, 2021

President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department said Wednesday that he wants teachers at the front of the line for vaccinations as local leaders debate reopening schools amid the pandemic.

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from the Capitol

BY: and - January 7, 2021

Neither of Pennsylvania’s senators, Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Bob Casey, supported Hawley’s objection to the state’s election process. Casey decried it as an “attempt to disenfranchise” Pennsylvania’s voters.

As deadline for COVID-19 stimulus deal closes in, Pa. residents ‘need help yesterday’

BY: - December 15, 2020

A new proposal that emerged Monday could provide help break a logjam over a relief bill.

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

BY: - December 1, 2020

While it’s not clear whether the proposal has the support of any legislative leaders or the White House, the renewed push for aid comes at a critical time as infections spiral in many states. 

Former Casey aide named to new Biden/Harris inaugural committee

BY: - November 30, 2020

A former top aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and a senior official in President-elect Joe Biden's 2020 campaign has been named to the incoming administration's inaugural committee.

Oatmeal no more, Casey chugs 11 a.m. beer after Pennsylvania certifies results

BY: - November 24, 2020

To emphasize again, the video was posted before noon, on a weekday, from a politician who was once compared to oatmeal.

Pa.’s Casey: Affordable Care Act in ‘grave danger’ if Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court 

BY: - October 7, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., , raised alarms Wednesday about the possibility of the Affordable Care Act being overturned if a conservative U.S. Supreme Court justice is confirmed in the next few weeks.