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‘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.

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. 

Pa. state Sen. Blake to take econ development job with Cartwright, sparking NEPA special election

BY: - February 15, 2021

*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

BY: - November 13, 2020

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, […]

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Are these 2 Pa. U.S. House races the canary in the coal mine for Trump? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 12, 2020

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

BY: - June 9, 2020

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

BY: - March 18, 2020

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 

BY: - December 4, 2019

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.

How Pa.’s ‘Fab Four’ on Capitol Hill got to ‘Yes’ on impeachment

BY: - September 29, 2019

U.S. Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon, Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan and Susan Wild don't agree on on everything. But they do agree on an impeachment inquiry.

Pa. Democratic U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright, Conor Lamb, and Susan Wild targeted in new GOP digital ad blitz: report

BY: - March 25, 2019

The spots are part of "a five-figure digital buy. They will run on Facebook in all 55 districts the NRCC is targeting this cycle," Roll Call reported.