mike-kelly

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Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 13, 2022

Eight of the state's nine GOP lawmakers joined the effort after a colleague raised an objection.

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These Pa. Republicans opposed the Biden stimulus; then touted it back home | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 1, 2022

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

BY: - October 22, 2021

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’

BY: - May 12, 2021

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.

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Never-Trump group gives Pa. GOP congressmen mostly Fs for supporting democratic norms | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 27, 2021

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

BY: - March 24, 2021

The bill would significantly reduce federal funding for states that prevent anti-LGBTQ foster care and adoption agencies from participating in child-welfare programs.

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Lawmakers, Wolf need to clarify Pa.’s mail-in voting law before 2022 | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - March 9, 2021

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

BY: - February 27, 2021

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

BY: - February 22, 2021

The decision from the nation’s high court came down among a slew of judicial orders on Monday morning.

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Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly came closer than you think to stealing the election for Trump | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 28, 2021

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.

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For the good of Pa., and the country, Rep. Scott Perry must resign | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 25, 2021

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

BY: - January 1, 2021

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.