Democrats projected to retain U.S. Senate control after winning Nevada seat
Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada will win reelection, according to Associated Press projections late Saturday, ensuring Democrats will remain in the majority next year no matter what happens in a runoff election in Georgia next month. After days of vote counting, U.S. Sens. Mark Kelly of Arizona and Cortez Masto were both […]
Biden to travel to New York, Pa., and Virginia for 9/11 observances
Biden 'felt it was important to visit each of the three places to mark the lives that were lost, the sacrifices on that day,' White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said
U.S. mayors, including Scranton’s, call on Congress to pass immigration reform | Tuesday Coffee
'It’s right for our economic future. It’s time for Congress to finally act,' Scranton Mayor Paige Congnetti said.
‘That is how we will lift up our nation’s middle class’: In Pgh, VP Harris touts child tax credit
In her first visit to Pittsburgh since becoming vice president, Harris met with children in a summer camp program at a neighborhood rec center.
Duolingo founder, a Pittsburgher and immigrant, puts his app to work fighting illiteracy in Central America
The company says the goal is to tackle global illiteracy problems before they begin.
‘We’re a republic not a democracy’: Here’s what’s so undemocratic about this GOP talking point | John L. Micek
Who knew that America was filled with so many amateur social studies teachers?
‘Democracy Prevailed:’ The 5 tweets that sum up the Biden inaugural | Thursday Morning Coffee
A day full of extraordinary ordinariness. Here are the five defining moments.
What Pa. politicians had to say about President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech
In a brief speech that evoked big themes, Biden called for Americans to unite at a time of extraordinary challenge.
Biden Inaugural 2021: What Pa. will be watching and listening for | Wednesday Morning Coffee
It's a presidential inauguration like no other. But in the hopes and dreams of Americans, some things never change.
Job one for Biden: Uniting the America that Trump divided. It will take all of us | Opinion
After the last four years, our nation faces truly daunting tasks. But we’re Americans. Given the effort, and the time, needed, we can accomplish them all.
Masked, and from a distance, Pa. electors cast their 20 votes for Biden, Harris
The meetings, which took place in state Capitols across the country, continued as Trump and his allies, continued to launch baseless attacks against the election results.
Former Casey aide named to new Biden/Harris inaugural committee
A former top aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and a senior official in President-elect Joe Biden's 2020 campaign has been named to the incoming administration's inaugural committee.