U.S. Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to start today

BY: - March 21, 2022

If she's confirmed, Jackson would make history as the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court.

U.S. Senate Republicans attack Biden on energy costs, regulations after new inflation report

BY: - March 10, 2022

Nebraska’s Deb Fischer and fellow U.S. Senate Republicans slammed President Joe Biden on Thursday for the sharp rise in consumer prices, calling for policy shifts to increase U.S. energy supply, roll back regulations and curb spending. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday the consumer price index rose nearly 8% in February over the same month in […]

Biden to visit Philadelphia on Friday as Dems gather to plot midterm strategy

BY: - March 10, 2022

The visit to key battleground state comes at precipitous time for both Biden and Democrats.

Biden declares U.S. ban on Russian oil, warns of gasoline price spikes

BY: and - March 8, 2022

WASHINGTON — The United States will no longer import Russian energy in an attempt to further cripple that nation’s economy as it wages war against Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the newest sanctions Tuesday from the White House, saying that a ban on Russian oil and gas would target “the main artery of Russia’s economy.” […]


Is the U.S. strong enough to put up with some domestic sacrifice? | Dick Polman

BY: - March 7, 2022

Real pain is a foreign power trying to brutally erase your country. So far, we've just been inconvenienced.


The message Americans need to hear at a critical moment in history | Rob Schofield

BY: - March 7, 2022

An opportunity to build a better and more equitable global order was missed in the Bush years.


The stakes couldn’t be higher in Ukraine. Here’s why and what to do next | John Nagl

BY: - March 5, 2022

At this critical time, discretion is the better part of valor for the United States and the global alliance we lead.


The one really big, terrible number for Dems in the new F&M poll | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 4, 2022

The number of Pennsylvanians who think they're worse off than a year ago hit a 5-year high in the new Franklin & Marshall poll.


Pa. counties call for funding Biden’s mental health strategy | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 3, 2022

'The dynamic between the demand for services and the necessary funding is getting dangerously disproportionate,' an official said.

U.S. should prepare for ‘long game’ on Ukraine aid and sanctions, Colo. U.S. Rep. Jason Crow says

BY: - March 2, 2022

“We have to make sure that we are not only doing the right sanctions, but doing them substantially, that we are sticking with them,” Crow said.

Biden in State of the Union urges ‘unmistakable’ support for democracy in Ukraine

BY: and - March 1, 2022

'Throughout our history we’ve learned this lesson – when dictators do not pay a price for their aggression, they cause more chaos,' Biden told a joint session of Congress.

How Pa. pols reacted to President Joe Biden’s debut State of the Union speech

BY: - March 1, 2022

Biden rolled out a 4-point 'unity plan' that called for beating the opioid epidemic, among other measures.