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Pa. GOP lawmaker vowed transparency, but negotiations for election probe are private

BY: - October 20, 2021

Because the General Assembly does not have to follow the same procurement practices as executive branch offices, Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, has no legal obligation to publicize engagements with third-party vendors for the election investigation.

Capital-Star Q+A: Gov. candidate Jason Monn thinks Harrisburg needs an everyman

BY: - October 15, 2021

The self-described a 'nobody from nowhere' from Erie County talked vaccine mandates and his leadership style.

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No, Joe Biden and the Dems are not collapsing | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - October 13, 2021

There are no easy answers to these problems. Nor is any president who honestly tries to address them going run up great polling numbers

Report sheds new light on Pa. lawmaker’s role in Trump’s pressure on Justice Dept. over election

BY: - October 7, 2021

A newly released congressional report on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure the U.S. Dept. of Justice and overturn the 2020 election prominently highlights a Pennsylvania lawmaker who is a close Trump ally, and who was in the vanguard of lawmakers who objected to certifying President Joe Biden’s victory last […]

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How Biden stacks up to past presidents who withdrew from conflicts | John A. Tures

BY: - October 3, 2021

When Americans soured on Afghanistan And what the polls say about the U.S. withdrawal.

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Eastman memo shows how close Georgia GOP chair came to enabling Trump coup | Jay S. Bookman

BY: - September 24, 2021

This is not a storm that has passed. This is at best the eye of the hurricane, the deceiving pause before the storm resumes.

To kick off election investigation, Pa. Senate GOP subpoenas voters’ social security numbers

BY: - September 15, 2021

The legal requests are the opening shots in what could be a long, messy fight over legislative Republicans efforts to review former President Donald Trump’s reelection loss.

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A powerful pummeling of Trump’s hack MAGA lawyers | Dick Polman

BY: - August 30, 2021

A federal judge's ruling in Michigan is part of a broader pattern of comeuppance. We should welcome it

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DOJ’s refusal to defend Mo Brooks was wrong; prosecuting Trump would be worse | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - August 20, 2021

Democrats need to govern in a way that guarantees they openly and fairly win elections. Anything else is a distraction

Trump allies’ lingering election probes spark public skepticism, concerns in Congress

BY: - August 8, 2021

In Pennsylvania, two counties — Philadelphia and Tioga — have rejected the bid to seek election materials and equipment, and a third, York County, has raised concerns about potential ramifications. 

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Top Trump DOJ official’s letter staked out Georgia as path to a coup | Jay S. Bookman

BY: - August 6, 2021

We need to expose those who were willing to subvert the law and the Constitution.

What you need to know about the GOP-backed audit of Pa.’s elections

BY: and - July 11, 2021

Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Senate took steps to review the 2020 election last week, requesting thousands of documents from three counties across the state.