campaign-2022

Battle over abortion rights gains steam as Wolf era nears its end | Analysis

BY: - October 19, 2021

'These are assaults on democracy, these are assaults on freedom. What happened in Texas, I think, is an indication of what would happen in Pennsylvania if Republicans take the governor's race in 2022,' Gov. Tom Wolf said.

Meet the climate candidate running for Pa.’s sought-after U.S. Senate seat

BY: - October 3, 2021

“We're an underdog, but we believe that once the message gets out and people start to pick up the message that we're going to have a winning case to be made to the people of Pennsylvania," Eric Orts said. 

Report: GOP guv hopeful Gerow was sideswiped in fatal Pa. Turnpike crash, police say

BY: - October 1, 2021

The crash, which occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on July 21 around 10 p.m., left the motorcyclist dead, and has been under investigation by the Pennsylvania State police since, according to a published report. 

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The Pa. GOP’s 2022 clone car primary | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - September 25, 2021

There's something eerily familiar about the 2022 GOP gubernatorial field in the Keystone State.

Capital-Star Q+A: Lou Barletta thinks second time’s the charm in GOP governor’s run

BY: - September 24, 2021

A native of northeastern Pennsylvania’s coal fields, he was known for passing city ordinances attacking undocumented immigrants, and for being among the first state politicians to back former President Donald Trump.

Capital-Star Q+A: Longtime GOP activist Charlie Gerow thinks he’s the man to beat in 2022

BY: - September 10, 2021

'Pennsylvania needs help. And I believe that I know what needs to be done,' the veteran operative said.

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Pa. Senate hopefuls who want to rein in big tech have major stock holdings | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 3, 2021

'Big tech companies have gained far too much power, and workers, consumers, small businesses, and even our democracy, have paid the price,' a spokesperson for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Val Arkoosh said.

Feds send $7.5B in grants, incl. $229M in Pa., to arts venues hit by pandemic | Wednesday Coffee

BY: - July 28, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration sent the aid to help more than 10K arts and cultural businesses, venues, and nonprofits get back on track.

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Also found at the edge of space | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - July 24, 2021

The western Pa. Democrat, who's running for U.S. Senate, announced that he'd raised $2.5 million during the second quarter.

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One nation under who? Inside the trust gap that’s splitting the nation | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 16, 2021

We knew we were polarized. New polling data illustrates the stark differences.

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With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 12, 2021

Pa.'s open U.S. Senate is among the most likely to flip in 2022. With control of Congress on the line, the Big 2 aren't messing around. 

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With attacks on voting, abortion access, GOP looks to post-Wolf era. Are Dems ready? | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 11, 2021

Voter suppression. Attacks on abortion rights. And science denial. The 2022 campaign matters more than ever.