campaign-2022

COMMENTARY

With abortion amendment, Pa. GOP has given up on legislating | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 26, 2022

On Tuesday, a state Senate panel got the ball rolling on legalized discrimination against half the commonwealth's population.

Longtime Pgh organizer La’Tasha Mayes announces bid for Ed Gainey’s House seat

BY: - January 20, 2022

By Jordana Rosenfeld PITTSBURGH — The campaign to fill Mayor Ed Gainey’s state 24th House District seat  for the remainder of this year’s legislative term is well underway. La’Tasha Mayes, a nationally recognized leader in the field of reproductive justice and founder, president, and CEO of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, is the latest candidate to […]

U.S. Senate hopefuls Fetterman, Lamb join call for congressional stock-trading ban

BY: - January 13, 2022

The comments appear to conflict with the position of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

COMMENTARY

Can nice win you the GOP nomination? Jeff Coleman is trying to find out | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 11, 2022

The LG candidate is running to restore civility in a Republican Party where it's in short supply.

It’s official: State Rep. Austin Davis enters LG race with Josh Shapiro’s backing

BY: - January 5, 2022

By Justin Sweitzer Democratic state Rep. Austin Davis is entering this year’s race to choose the state’s lieutenant governor, and he’s doing so with unprecedented support from the Democratic Party in Pennsylvania. Davis, of Allegheny County, formally announced his candidacy on Tuesday after months of speculation about his entrance into the race. His formal announcement came […]

Pa. U.S. Senate hopeful Bartos tees off on ‘carpet baggers’ in GOP nominating race

BY: - January 3, 2022

In a Monday policy memo, the MontCo businessman argued he 'stands alone as the only candidate with meaningful ties to the state.'

State Sen. Scott Martin joins 2022 GOP primary race for Pa. Gov.

BY: - December 11, 2021

Martin, who chairs the Senate Education Committee, has been a frequent critic of acting state Health Secretary Alison Beam’s Aug. 31 mask mandate for K-12 schools and childcare facilities in Pennsylvania, even going so far as to introduce legislation to try and curb the Secretary of Health’s powers. 

COMMENTARY

Someeeeewhereeee over the Pa. Senate race | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - December 4, 2021

Celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz has joined the very crowded 2022 Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.

Former Pa. Rep. Keith Rothfus eyes GOP bid for U.S. Senate

BY: - December 3, 2021

The western Pa. pol told NBC News on Tuesday that he is considering starting a campaign.

COMMENTARY

What the 2021 judicial races tell us about 2022 and beyond | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - December 2, 2021

No party has won three, consecutive terms for governor since they were allowed to run for re-election in 1972

Democrats risk losses in 2022 if they give up on paid leave, advocates say

BY: - November 30, 2021

'I think people assumed this was a given, that why would you drop paid leave in a pandemic?' one advocate asked

COMMENTARY

Senate hopeful Arkoosh: Toppling Roe would have ‘horrific’ consequences | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 24, 2021

With facts and science under assault, the MontCo pol says the Senate needs a woman and a doctor in its ranks.