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Ahead of Hershey show: Bill Maher talks Pa.’s U.S. Senate race, insurrection, and teaching civics

BY: - October 19, 2021

'People want nothing too extreme on either side. They want what’s do-able,' the veteran comedian said ahead of a show in Dauphin County next month.

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro will seek Democratic nod for governor in 2022

BY: - October 11, 2021

There have been been low-key efforts to recruit a progressive primary challenger, but they haven't been successful.

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Is Conor Lamb the Dems’ last, best hope to hold the U.S. Senate? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 4, 2021

Can the suburban Pittsburgh moderate, deliver the U.S. Senate for the Dems in 2022? Or will progressives carry the day?

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Report: Fetterman, Lamb back fracking as U.S. Senate race heats up | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 30, 2021

The news will depress, but not surprise progressives, who want to end the environmentally destructive practice

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Amid COVID spike and Kabul crash, Biden & Wolf hang steady in new poll | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 23, 2021

Pa. voters also are largely undecided in the marquee fight for an open U.S. Senate seat

Pa. Democrats running for U.S. Senate united in efforts to maintain party majority in Congress

BY: - August 16, 2021

Democrats vying for the party nomination in the 2022 race to fill one of Pennsylvania’s two U.S. Senate seats are taking campaign efforts across the state — united in their efforts to maintain the party’s narrow majority in Washington.

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Also found at the edge of space | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - July 24, 2021

The western Pa. Democrat, who's running for U.S. Senate, announced that he'd raised $2.5 million during the second quarter.

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With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 12, 2021

Pa.'s open U.S. Senate is among the most likely to flip in 2022. With control of Congress on the line, the Big 2 aren't messing around. 

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U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, D-W.Va? How the Dem Senate hopeful is trying to turn progressive rage over Joe Manchin into votes | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 14, 2021

Channeling grasoots rage may pay off in the short-term. But will it play in the clubby confines of the Senate Democratic conference?

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Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va problem | John L. Micek

BY: - June 10, 2021

Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have enough to worry about with the Party of Q and Insurrection. Trying to keep Manchin mollified and onside is a waste of time and energy. 

‘Flag Police’ acting at GOP’s urging, took down Pride Month flags, Fetterman tells donors

BY: - June 2, 2021

(*This story was updated at 3:23 p.m. on Wednesday, 6/2/21 to include a second email that Lt. Gov. John Fetterman sent to donors and supporters. It was further updated to clarify the chain-of-command) Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s ongoing fight with legislative Republicans over the flags he flies from the balcony of his Capitol office got […]

‘These folks are not Hannibal Lecter’: Push to reform Pa. second-degree murder statute continues

BY: - June 1, 2021

“We finally have to invest in our communities to do everything possible to interrupt a vicious cycle,” House Minority Leader JoannaMcClinton said.