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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.

Members of Pa.’s congressional delegation say they’re safe during Capitol Hill bomb threat

BY: - August 19, 2021

The threat was made around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning by a man in a black pickup truck, according to an Associated Press report. 

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. Dems join majority to approve $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill on a near party-line vote

BY: - February 27, 2021

Two House Democrats voted against the bill—Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon. Every Republican opposed it. 

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‘Is this America?’ A Black Capitol police officer’s question is what the Trump trial is all about

BY: - February 11, 2021

"Is this America?" the Black Capitol police officer asked. How that question is answered in the coming days is how history will judge us all.

‘Ours is a dialogue with history,’ Pa. Rep. Madeleine Dean says during Trump impeachment trial

BY: - February 10, 2021

Dean and her fellow House managers sought to convince senators Wednesday that Trump deliberately incited the riot and was not merely urging his followers to peacefully protest the election results.

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Illinois is ending cash bail. Does it have the blueprint for Pa.? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 27, 2021

How a state famed for political corruption is getting it right on criminal justice reform. Could Pa. follow suit?

‘To heal, we must remember’: Pa. Rep. Dean to argue for Trump’s impeachment in Senate trial

BY: - January 27, 2021

The Montgomery County Democrat, who sits on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, described her role as an impeachment manager as a “solemn duty.”

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What we learned from those we lost in 2020 | Madeleine Dean

BY: - December 30, 2020

In and out of Congress, John Lewis inspired my journey; and as a woman, as a trained lawyer, and a believer in our Constitution, the rule of law, and the pursuit of greater equality for all, Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the road on which I walk.

Pa.’s Dean joins lawmakers arguing Americans shouldn’t get hit with fees if COVID-19 stimulus is paid through debit cards

BY: - December 29, 2020

The Treasury introduced prepaid debit cards during the last round of coronavirus stimulus payments authorized under the CARES Act. The cards came with fees.

Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained

BY: - October 14, 2020

This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

BY: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.