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A congressman and his aides armed themselves with scissors in the face of a mob. Now, he wants Trump prosecuted

BY: - January 16, 2021

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle slipped a pair of scissors into his pocket as rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Pa. Rep. Brendan Boyle pushes criminal investigation of Trump for Capitol attack

BY: - January 15, 2021

“Provided there is sufficient evidence, as I strongly believe there is, Donald Trump must be indicted, arrested, and put on trial. And if convicted, he should go to prison.”

Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained

BY: - October 14, 2020

This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

BY: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.

Pa’s Congressional Dems help roll out expansive police reform plans

BY: - June 9, 2020

House Democratic leaders said they expect to soon hold hearings and a floor vote on the legislation, which they expect to pass the chamber.

‘People of color want freedom … from infection, freedom from death’: Pa.’s Evans, lawmakers hear 

BY: - May 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed communities of color, laying bare the systemic racial disparities across the United States, experts told Pennsylvania lawmakers this week.

NAACP virtual town hall: Local, state and federal leaders say communities of color need more assistance

BY: - May 16, 2020

The town hall was the third in a four-part series that the NAACP Pa. organized to discuss COVID-19’s impact on communities of color.

Campaign 2020: Gun-violence PAC Brady is getting into two, key Pa. congressional races

BY: - March 25, 2020

It's throwing its support to Democratic U.S. Reps. Brendan Boyle and Susan Wild -- two very different races -- but for the same reasons.

Congress members from Philly, Pittsburgh want $150M bailout for SEPTA

BY: - March 21, 2020

In a letter to Congressional leaders, the lawmakers said Pa.'s mass transit agencies are a vital link during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Capitol Hill, Pa. Dems advance pro-union reforms with an eye toward Nov. elections

BY: - February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON — Buried under news about the Iowa caucuses, the president’s State of the Union address and the end of the impeachment trial is an upcoming vote on what could be the most significant labor reform legislation in generations. The U.S. House bill would strengthen protections for workers who organize for higher wages, better benefits […]

U.S. House votes to limit Trump’s war authority (again). Here’s how Pa. lawmakers voted.

BY: and - January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force that allowed the George W. Bush administration to wage war against Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq.  Most House Democrats joined 11 Republicans and one independent to approve a resolution to approve the repeal amid concerns about escalating […]