Why Democats need to tap the brakes on impeachment | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - October 9, 2019

Voters need a chance to renounce Trumpism in 2020. They can't do that if Trump is impeached and removed from office by the Senate.

‘Senate Republicans have a big decision’ to make on impeachment: Five takeaways from our conversation with U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

BY: - October 8, 2019

It’s pretty clear that official Washington is talking about just three things these days: impeachment, impeachment, and more impeachment. But while that happens, some pretty big issues are being left to wither on the vine, as Congress grinds ahead with its investigation of President Donald Trump’s apparent attempt to pressure a foreign leader to investigate […]


Trump’s Ukraine problem: He can’t control the story anymore | Dick Polman

BY: - October 7, 2019

Trump got mindless indulgence from the NYC tabloid media in the 1980s. As he's learning, that era is long, long gone. We're better for it.


How to be an informed voter during the upcoming impeachment debate | Opinion

BY: - October 1, 2019

Do your homework. Read the report. Watch the hearings. Contact your representative and senator. Make your voice heard in this important debate.

How Pa.’s ‘Fab Four’ on Capitol Hill got to ‘Yes’ on impeachment

BY: - September 29, 2019

U.S. Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon, Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan and Susan Wild don't agree on on everything. But they do agree on an impeachment inquiry.


Ukraine debacle makes it clear: Trump’s only in it for himself | John L. Micek

BY: - September 27, 2019

In Trump's own words, an attempted shakedown of a foreign leader: Every voter who's seen an episode of "The Sopranos" can recognize that.

How Pa.’s Congressional delegation reacted to Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement

BY: and - September 24, 2019

House lawmakers said they expect the chamber to move forward rapidly on the matter, although the exact timeline remains unclear.


Trump’s food stamps cuts will aggravate inequality: Is this the America we want? | Opinion

BY: - September 17, 2019

The best way to cut reliance on food stamps is not to start dismantling the program but to require employers to pay a living wage.

Pa.’s Toomey: ‘Too soon to call it quits’ on background checks

BY: - September 11, 2019

Toomey said he’s been talking to Trump, who’s open to the idea. He’s spoken to the president about a half a dozen times over the past month, Toomey said.

Pa. U.S. House lawmakers split along party lines on gun safety votes

BY: and - September 11, 2019

Prospects for gun control legislation in the Senate remained murky as lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week after a month-long recess. 

Ex-NYT labor reporter: Trump has ‘not made America great again’ for workers

BY: - September 10, 2019

The Trump administration is “day after day rigging the system further against workers and in favor of the wealthy,” the journalist-turned-author said,


With U.S. House panel set to take up gun bills, Pa. Dem asks GOP: ‘What are you afraid of?’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 10, 2019

With lawmakers back in Washington, all eyes are on President Trump and the Senate.