Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Eight of the state's nine GOP lawmakers joined the effort after a colleague raised an objection.
These Pa. Republicans opposed the Biden stimulus; then touted it back home | Tuesday Morning Coffee
U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly and Glenn 'GT' Thompson voted against the American Rescue Act. That didn't keep them from touting its benefits to the folks back home.
Subpoenas recommended in ethics probe of Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly over stock purchase
The recommendation was part of a report released Thursday, which concluded that there is “substantial reason” to believe that Kelly, a six-term Republican lawmaker from Butler County, and his wife, Victoria, violated House ethics rules.
Pa.’s Kelly joins House GOP in ousting Liz Cheney from leadership for rejecting Trump’s ‘big lie’
GOP lawmakers in a closed door meeting removed Cheney, R-Wyo., in a voice vote. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., introduced a resolution to strip Cheney of her post as conference chair, the No. 3 leadership job.
Never-Trump group gives Pa. GOP congressmen mostly Fs for supporting democratic norms | Tuesday Morning Coffee
If there was a democracy summer school, these Pennsylvania lawmakers would be in it.
LGBTQ groups mobilize against bill sponsored by Pa. Rep. Kelly targeting same-sex adoptions
The bill would significantly reduce federal funding for states that prevent anti-LGBTQ foster care and adoption agencies from participating in child-welfare programs.
Lawmakers, Wolf need to clarify Pa.’s mail-in voting law before 2022 | Bruce Ledewitz
One thing we know: We don’t want another round of post-election litigation in 2022, like the long list of cases that were filed in 2020.
Pa. Dems join majority to approve $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill on a near party-line vote
Two House Democrats voted against the bill—Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon. Every Republican opposed it.
U.S. Supreme Court declines to weigh in on Pa. GOP’s mail-in ballot challenges
The decision from the nation’s high court came down among a slew of judicial orders on Monday morning.
Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly came closer than you think to stealing the election for Trump | Bruce Ledewitz
It’s hard to believe Kelly would have sued if Trump had won. Suing only when his candidate lost was the classic heads-I-win, tails-you-lose.
For the good of Pa., and the country, Rep. Scott Perry must resign | Monday Morning Coffee
Repeatedly given the choice between protecting the interests of Pennsylvania voters or those of Donald Trump's, Scott Perry chose Trump. He must resign.
Eight of Pa.’s nine Republicans in the U.S. House say they will oppose certification of Pa.’s electors
There has been no proof of voter fraud. And all the lawmakers who signed the statement won re-election on Nov. 3 under the same ground rules.