Election Day 2022: Three storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The pitches have been pitched. The ads have been aired. Now it’s up to you.
Who’s tougher on crime? A familiar 2022 fight comes to a high-stakes NEPA congressional race
Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright and Republican Jim Bognet are trading jabs in their 8th District rematch.
Internal polls show ‘tight race’ in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District
Polling from Republicans and Democrats underscore the competitive nature of the NEPA district.
Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Employers would have to provide at least two hours of paid time off for federal elections, the NEPA Democrat said.
‘A generational investment’: Pa’s Congressional Dems tout infrastructure bill’s benefits back home
'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.
Members of Pa.’s congressional delegation say they’re safe during Capitol Hill bomb threat
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.
Pa. state Sen. Blake to take econ development job with Cartwright, sparking NEPA special election
*This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, 2/15/21 with additional information State Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, will resign his office March 8 to take a job with northeastern Pennsylvania’s congressional representative. Blake, first elected in 2010, will now work to bring federal economic development dollars back to Scranton and its surroundings under U.S. […]
Report: Federal appeals court rejects GOP effort to block late-arriving ballots
A federal appellate court in Philadelphia has rejected an effort by a Republican congressional candidate to keep the state from counting 9,300 mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day, according to a published report. A 3-judge panel, led by Chief U.S. Circuit Judge Brooks Smith noted the “unprecedented challenges” facing voters this election season, notably, […]
Are these 2 Pa. U.S. House races the canary in the coal mine for Trump? | Monday Morning Coffee
A bellwether once more: What new polling in the Lehigh Valley tells us to expect in November.
Pa’s Congressional Dems help roll out expansive police reform plans
House Democratic leaders said they expect to soon hold hearings and a floor vote on the legislation, which they expect to pass the chamber.
Pa. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright is self-quarantining after contact with confirmed COVID-19 patient
In a statement, Cartwright, said he'll be staying in his northeastern Pa. home after his contact with the person, whom he identified as a family friend
‘NAFTA 2.0’ trade deal presents political conundrum for Pa. Dems Cartwright and Lamb
The vote is a toughie for such labor Dems as U.S. Reps. Conor Lamb and Matt Cartwright of Pennsylvania who have been targeted by Republicans.