Pa. racial equality amendment has precedent — and online skeptics

BY: - April 29, 2021

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

BY: - February 22, 2021

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

BY: - February 17, 2021

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

BY: - February 1, 2021

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

BY: - January 28, 2021

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

BY: - January 25, 2021

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

BY: - January 17, 2021

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

BY: - January 15, 2021

"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

BY: - January 12, 2021

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

BY: - January 11, 2021

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

BY: - January 6, 2021

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

BY: - January 3, 2021

In 2021, humility, compassion and support for humanity, and leading by example are virtues that can help make America great again.