campaign-2020

COMMENTARY

I’m a lifelong Pa. Republican. Trump needs to accept that he lost | Capital-Star Letters

BY: - December 3, 2020

As a lifelong Republican, I’m for the rule of law — not rule by lawsuits.

Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly asks SCOTUS to decertify Pa.’s election returns, report

BY: - December 2, 2020

Days after being dealt a stinging court defeat, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decertify the state’s election returns, according to a published report. U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th Distrtict, one of the top boosters of President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, filed the emergency petition on […]

No law license? No problem for ex-Kansas att’y gen. helping Trump wage election fraud fight in Pa., other states

BY: - December 2, 2020

As director of the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society, Kline has shared theories about election theft on Fox News and during interviews with an array of conservative political outlets. His time under the spotlight also features arguments for how Trump could achieve this reversal of fortune.

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The Electoral College is dangerously vulnerable to manipulation. It’s time to fix it | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - December 2, 2020

The Electoral College certainly can be criticized. But it does work in its fashion. Its actual dangers are real, however, and should be addressed.

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Why your brain’s built-in biases insulate your beliefs from contradictory facts | Opinion

BY: - December 2, 2020

Cognitive shortcuts help you efficiently move through a complicated world. But they come with an unwelcome side effect: Facts aren't necessarily enough to change your mind.

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Rudy, Trump keep chasing the white whale of voter fraud. It only ends one way | Sean P. Quinlan

BY: - December 1, 2020

Republicans across the country generally, and swing states specifically, have absolutely zero interest in election fraud on the whole, they have been enlisted in this ride or die mission to find Democratic fraud.

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.

COMMENTARY

Trump spent four years hammering the courts. Pa. judges showed the independent judiciary is alive and well | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 30, 2020

John Roberts was right: There are no Obama, Clinton or Bush judges. They're just judges who think the Trump campaign has no case for fraud.

Ziccarrelli continues to say certain mail-in ballots shouldn’t be counted, even after courts disagree

BY: - November 30, 2020

"They’re saying these Westmoreland County voters should be disenfranchised,” a Democratic attorney said. “Senator Brewster is urging for those votes to be counted."

Report: Pa. Sen. Mastriano tested positive for COVID-19 at White House meeting with Trump

BY: - November 29, 2020

A Republican lawmaker from south-central Pennsylvania who has been a leading opponent of the Wolf administration’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic “abruptly left” a White House meeting with President Donald Trump last week after being told he had tested positive for the disease, according to a published report. Mastriano in Gettysburg last week. https://t.co/wwOT7wpetK […]

Pa. House Republicans strike out on last-minute push to pressure Wolf to rescind election results, report

BY: - November 29, 2020

A cadre of state House Republicans have fallen short in their push to get the state Legislature to directly intervene in the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win in the Keystone State.

COMMENTARY

Here’s how to combat politically charged office watercooler chat | Opinion

BY: - November 29, 2020

Instead of being judged by the content of our character, co-workers are being judged by the content of their posts.