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U.S. House votes to decriminalize marijuana in federal law

BY: - April 1, 2022

The House voted 220-204 to approve the measure, which would fix the split between federal law and 19 states where recreational marijuana is legal.

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Pa. Rep. Boyle: I’m worried most ‘by the Jan. 6 that could still happen’ | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 6, 2022

Boyle, D-2nd District, says he wants to see full accountability — legislatively and legally — for those behind the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

As U.S. House passes anti-Islamophobia bill, Pa.’s Perry calls sponsor Ilhan Omar ‘anti-Semitic’

BY: - December 15, 2021

Perry, the head of the House Freedom Caucus, is among the GOP members who have slammed the Minnesota Democrat

In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda

BY: - November 23, 2021

'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said

Pa.’s Capitol Hill Republicans vote against censuring Arizona’s Paul Gosar over threatening video

BY: and - November 18, 2021

Eight of of Pa.'s 9 GOP lawmakers, including Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a frequent Democratic crossover vote, opposed the measure, which also stripped Gosar of his committee posts

‘A generational investment’: Pa’s Congressional Dems tout infrastructure bill’s benefits back home

BY: - November 10, 2021

'We have had infrastructure week after infrastructure week. And I am proud to say that we have delivered,' U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District, said.

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.