Pa. racial equality amendment has precedent — and online skeptics
The question asks voters if they support “adding a new section providing that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of an individual’s race or ethnicity?”
U.S. Supreme Court declines to weigh in on Pa. GOP’s mail-in ballot challenges
The decision from the nation’s high court came down among a slew of judicial orders on Monday morning.
Wolf admin has paid lawyers $3.4 million for two dozen election lawsuits
Combined with $1.8 million in legal expenses tallied by legislative Republicans, it means taxpayers footed at least $5.2 million worth of legal fees, much of it to politically well-connected law firms during the 2020 election.
Election reform to return as a priority for Dems in Congress
The 791-page For the People Act was given the bill number of H.R. 1 by House Democrats to signify its importance.
Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly came closer than you think to stealing the election for Trump | Bruce Ledewitz
It’s hard to believe Kelly would have sued if Trump had won. Suing only when his candidate lost was the classic heads-I-win, tails-you-lose.
Missouri Sen. Hawley, who challenged Pa.’s electoral vote, calls for ethics probe of Dems who filed complaint against him
The Missouri Republican, who has claimed that Pennsylvania's mail-in balloting law was unconstitutional, faces an ethics probe in the U.S. Senate.
Republican praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more hollow and hypocritical now | Jarvis DeBerry
Let us not hear any “Let freedom ring” platitudes from those who cast suspicion on Black people exercising the franchise.
Pa. county commissioners roll out election reform wishlist; seek longer pre-canvassing window | Friday Morning Coffee
"I think somewhere between where we are and three weeks [and it] would really go a lot smoother," Gov. Tom Wolf said.
In wake of federal court ruling, Corman says Sen. Jim Brewster will be seated Wednesday
More than 300 voters who made minor errors casting their mail-in ballots will still have their votes counted in a close state Senate race, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Pa. Senate Republicans need to seat Sen. Jim Brewster | Bruce Ledewitz
Republicans are hardly standing on principle in the Brewster matter. Ziccarelli is seeking to disenfranchise ordinary Pennsylvania voters because they made an innocent mistake.
In an administration full of flunkies, we owe U.S. Attorney David Freed some thanks | Sean P. Quinlan
Though this may be a divided nation right now, I think it would do us well to acknowledge things we can agree on. People that we can agree are good and noble, regardless of party affiliation, for example.
Here’s how to really make America great again in 2021 | Jonathan C. Rothermel
In 2021, humility, compassion and support for humanity, and leading by example are virtues that can help make America great again.