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‘Buy American’: In the Lehigh Valley, Biden touts manufacturing, as Senate gets infrastructure deal

BY: - July 28, 2021

“We brought this economy back from the brink, put checks in people’s pockets, shots in people’s arms, [gave] tax cuts for people with children,” Biden said.

CDC says the vaccinated should wear masks indoors in areas with high infection rates

BY: - July 27, 2021

Some 39 states have infection rates that have reached 'substantial' or 'high' levels of transmission, according to the CDC

U.S. mayors, including Scranton’s, call on Congress to pass immigration reform | Tuesday Coffee

BY: - July 27, 2021

'It’s right for our economic future. It’s time for Congress to finally act,' Scranton Mayor Paige Congnetti said.

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Biden told us what we already know about the MAGA assault on voting rights. Now to stop it | Dick Polman

BY: - July 19, 2021

Democrat seize the moral high ground. But unlike their craven opponents, all too often they bring squirt guns to a shooting war.

In Philly, questions over whether Biden is doing enough to pass federal voting rights standards

BY: - July 18, 2021

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, D-3rd District, said voters in Philadelphia, especially voters of color, “can’t take anything for granted.”

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In Philly, Biden threw down the gauntlet in the battle over voting rights. It’s a fight we can’t shirk | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 14, 2021

The challenges and the risks to the Republic, laid down in a fiery speech at the National Constitution Center, could not have been more clear.

‘The Big lie is just that, a big lie’: In Philly, Biden calls for concerted effort to fight assaults on voting rights

BY: , and - July 13, 2021

“Make no mistake, bullies and merchants of fear, peddlers of lies, are threatening the very foundation of our country,” Biden cautioned. 

Pa. GOP lawmaker Mastriano doubles down on election audit, requests meeting with President Biden

BY: - July 13, 2021

Mastriano, who shared the letter online Monday evening, also requested a meeting with President JoeBiden, who delivered a speech on voting rights in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Ahead of Biden’s Philly speech, anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster

BY: - July 13, 2021

“This is not just a Black civil rights issue,” The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, the co-chairman of the Poor People’s Campaign, said. “It’s also an issue for everyone who cares about democracy. Our democracy is at stake.”

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With audit, Pa. Sen. Mastriano is obscuring his own role in fomenting election chaos | Opinion

BY: - July 11, 2021

Sometimes the guy who calls the fire department is the one who started the fire.

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For our future, Pa. needs a robust Civilian Conservation Corps | Opinion

BY: - July 7, 2021

Pa. needs a federal CCC because we need to close all our orphaned mine wells, replant all our trees, and transition our energy and transportation infrastructures.

In Wisconsin jaunt, Biden pitches bipartisan infrastructure deal

BY: - June 29, 2021

Speaking from the municipal transit utility in La Crosse, Biden discussed the ways the infrastructure deal will help Wisconsinites with some of the state’s most pressing problems.