Pa. Rep. Fitzpatrick votes again for Jordan in speaker contest; Rep. Kelly does not

BY: - October 18, 2023

Kelly changed his Tuesday vote for Rep. Steve Scalise to a vote for former House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio on Wednesday.

Ohio’s Jim Jordan fails in bid for U.S. House speaker, leaving chamber paralyzed again

BY: , and - October 17, 2023

Jordan is co-founder of the far-right Freedom Caucus, and bolstered former President Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 election.

The U.S. Capitol Building on June 1, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Keystone State lawmakers on Capitol Hill join bipartisan effort to free Pa. man held in Russia

BY: - June 28, 2023

Marc Fogel, a teacher from suburban Pittsburgh, has been held in Russia since August 2021 for possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Cherry blossoms outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. (Capital-Star photo by Jennifer Shutt).

U.S. House approves debt limit package, sending it to Senate days before default deadline

BY: and - May 31, 2023

Pennsylvania U.S. Reps. Scott Perry, a Republican, and Summer Lee, a Democrat, cast ‘no’ votes on the debt deal.


Pa. Republicans back bill to reinstate Trump-era immigration policies

BY: and - May 12, 2023

The symbolic legislation has no future in the Senate. And President Joe Biden has said he will veto it.

Texas judge’s abortion pill ruling supported by 69 Republicans in Congress

BY: - April 12, 2023

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th District, is among the GOP signatories.

Pa. Repubs ask SCOTUS to toss Biden’s student loan program | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 8, 2023

All but two of the state’s GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill signed on to a friend of the court brief.

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.


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.


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.