Race for U.S. House speaker moves toward a vote as Scalise, Jordan make their pitches

BY: and - October 10, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans gathered behind closed doors for several hours Tuesday evening to debate who the party should elect as the next speaker amid divided views about the path forward. The two-hour forum featured House Majority Leader Steve Scalise and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan making their cases and answering questions from their […]

Reschenthaler to co-chair new Congressional Appalachian Caucus

BY: - August 18, 2023

A new congressional caucus is being formed to center on issues affecting the Appalachian region, according to a Thursday afternoon news release. The Congressional Appalachian Caucus — formed by U.S. Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., and Pennsylvania U.S. Rep Guy Reschenthaler, R-14th District — will focus on key topics for the region, including energy, health care, transportation […]

The U.S. Capitol Building on June 1, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Keystone State lawmakers on Capitol Hill join bipartisan effort to free Pa. man held in Russia

BY: - June 28, 2023

Marc Fogel, a teacher from suburban Pittsburgh, has been held in Russia since August 2021 for possession of a small amount of marijuana.

The U.S. leaves Afghanistan, ending an ‘unwinnable’ war, Pa. lawmaker says

BY: and - August 31, 2021

The U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday afternoon, ending a 20-year occupation.

U.S. House sends Biden giant $1.9T COVID relief package; Pa. lawmakers break on party lines

BY: - March 10, 2021

Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing.

Pa.’s Reschenthaler among pro-Trump lawmakers who could lose support as companies flee the GOP

BY: - January 14, 2021

Since 2017, Reschenthaler has received $33,500 combined from political action committees related to Comcast, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and AT&T.

Eight of Pa.’s nine Republicans in the U.S. House say they will oppose certification of Pa.’s electors

BY: - January 1, 2021

There has been no proof of voter fraud. And all the lawmakers who signed the statement won re-election on Nov. 3 under the same ground rules.

As impeachment heads to the Senate, Pa. Dems call for transparency, witnesses; GOP lines up behind Trump

BY: and - January 15, 2020

WASHINGTON — An Army veteran, a former cop and a congressional aide during the Nixon impeachment proceedings are among the U.S. House Democrats who will soon make the case for ousting President Donald Trump from office.  The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a resolution that named seven impeachment managers to serve as prosecutors in the […]

Abuse of power, bribery, obstruction: Democrats’ impeachment plan takes shape

BY: and - December 4, 2019

The hearing comes after the House Intelligence Committee approved a report Tuesday night that details allegations that Trump abused his power by pressuring Ukraine’s president to investigate Trump’s political rival. 

Trump impeachment: Pa. lawmakers skipped many closed-door impeachment proceedings | Analysis

BY: - November 29, 2019

Five of the six Pennsylvania lawmakers with access to the depositions missed most of them, according to a Capital-Star analysis.

Meet the 3 Pa. Republican rookies who have Trump’s back in a hostile House

BY: - June 3, 2019

There are some frustrations that come with being in the House minority.

Pa. Rep. Madeleine Dean calls House vote to hold Trump’s attorney general in contempt a ‘grave moment’

BY: - May 8, 2019

The vote comes amid escalating tensions between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump's White House.