Pa. Reps. Dwight Evans, Madeleine Dean are backing U.S. House effort to study slavery reparations
It might not become law, but the proposal is elevating the national discussion about reparations for slavery as Democratic politicians -- including White House hopefuls -- are increasingly willing to support the idea.
Pa. Rep. Boyle: ‘It’s time to start impeachment hearings’ after Mueller’s statement on Russia probe
There's a growing call for the special counsel to testify before Congress.
Pa. U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean joins chorus of House Dems calling for impeachment
You can add U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean to the roster of House Democrats who say it's time to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
‘This bill is revolutionary:’ Pa.’s congressional Dems get behind sweeping voting rights, ethics bill
The bill faces an uncertain future in the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have denounced it as a massive federal overreach
Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation gets middling marks from conservationists
When it comes to votes supporting the environment, Pennsylvania’s 18 U.S. representatives and its two senators were perfectly average, a new legislative report card has found. The 2018 votes tracked by The League of Conservation Voters, an environmental advocacy group, included the loosening of rules for invasive species, national forests and clean energy as well […]
Wait? What? Pennsylvania has clout on Capitol Hill now? | Friday Morning Coffee
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. There’s no nice way to say this, so we’re just going to come out and say it. It’s been a lonnnnggggg time since Pennsylvania had any clout on Capitol Hill. How long? We’re talking ‘Single Bullet Theory” long. We’re talking “Not Proven, Scottish Law” long. Not since dinosaurs … err … the late U.S. Sen. […]
Meet the Pennsylvania Republican who’s playing defense on Trump’s tax returns
Philly Dems. Dwight Evans and Brendan Boyle now wield clout in the new majority WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly has emerged as a central player in U.S. House Republicans’ efforts to discourage the new Democratic majority from securing President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Kelly, whose sprawling 16th District seat stretches from the shores of […]