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Election Day 2022: Three storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 8, 2022

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

BY: - October 23, 2022

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

BY: - August 20, 2022

Polling from Republicans and Democrats underscore the competitive nature of the NEPA district.

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Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 12, 2022

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

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.