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In SWPA, U.S. House GOP outlines agenda in bid for control in the midterms

BY: - September 23, 2022

A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th District, would bar abortion at as early as six weeks.

Republicans in Congress shy away from campaigning on national abortion platform

BY: - July 21, 2022

So far this Congress, Republicans have introduced 153 bills addressing abortion, with 94 in the House and 59 in the Senate

Remote voting in the U.S. House hits a second anniversary, but it may be its last

BY: - May 26, 2022

More than a dozen Republicans, including Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly, used proxy voting to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference last year.

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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.