A third of U.S. House Dems, including Pa., oppose Manchin permitting deal in stopgap spending bill

BY: - September 12, 2022

Pa. U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans, Madeleine Dean and Mary Gay Scanlon are among the opposition.


Here’s how broken Washington is: Democrats agreeing with each other is big news | John L. Micek

BY: - July 29, 2022

Our pugilistic politics are exhausting the voters — who rightfully expect better. But how to get there?


Will the Dems hold Congress? For Pa.’s Dean, a glass ‘half-full’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 26, 2022

Amid predictions of a GOP year, Democrats have a chance for four, key pick-ups in the U.S. Senate, the MontCo lawmaker said.

Pa. Rep. Dean: Trump should be criminally charged for role in the Capitol insurrection

BY: - July 25, 2022

A Pennsylvania lawmaker who participated in former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial says the Republican should be “held responsible by the rule of law,” for inciting a crowd of his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of the 2020 election results. Trump “assembled the mob, […]

A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

U.S. House panel advances assault weapons ban on party-line vote

BY: - July 21, 2022

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, slammed Republicans for refusing to address the fact that there are thousands of victims of mass shootings.

Members of the U.S. House about to get arrested by Capitol Police for abortion rights demonstration that’s blocking an intersection between the Capitol Building and the Supreme Court.

Pa.’s Dean among lawmakers arrested after abortion rights protest in front of U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - July 19, 2022

'I wanted to send a signal to my daughters and granddaughters. I will stand up for their rights,' Dean said.

Biden urges assault weapons ban, as U.S. House Democrats advance gun control bills

BY: - June 3, 2022

'Do you think the founding fathers were picturing AR-style weapons?' U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, asked Republicans.

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.


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