Pa. Republicans are abetting Trump’s coup. Voters deserve better than this | John L. Micek
The damage they've done to the democracy they claim to treasure will take years to undo. If we can ever undo it at all. And that will be on them.
A 9/11’s worth of Americans died in a single day from COVID-19, and Trump abandoned the field | John L. Micek
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump released a video of himself standing behind a podium in the White House’s Diplomatic Room, where he delivered what he claimed was the “most important speech” of his presidency. The video, released on a day when the United States lost 2,798 people to the COVID-19 pandemic, did not show Trump […]
Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly asks SCOTUS to decertify Pa.’s election returns, report
Days after being dealt a stinging court defeat, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decertify the state’s election returns, according to a published report. U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th Distrtict, one of the top boosters of President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, filed the emergency petition on […]
Pa. Supreme Court throws out GOP challenge to 2.5M mail-in ballots, report
Dealing them their second legal defeat of the weekend, Pennsylvania’s highest court has thrown out a Trump campaign-aligned challenge to the state’s effort to certify mail-in ballots, according to a published report. On Saturday, the state Supreme Court unanimously overruled a lower court’s order blocking the certification, arguing that the underlying lawsuit was filed months […]
Vanquished W. Pa. congressional hopeful, who’s part of of GOP ballot suit, praised mail-in voting earlier this year
In April, the former GOP congressional hopeful said the state's mail-in balloting law put "in place" a system that "can safeguard public health & protect the voting process." He encouraged people to "use it!"
Will a 2020 blue wave crest in Erie? Democrat Kristy Gnibus hopes so
Voters in northwestern Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District haven’t sent a Democrat to Harrisburg in nearly a decade. Kristy Gnibus is looking to change that.
Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon
Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.
Can Erie teacher Kristy Gnibus school a tough GOP incumbent? Signs point to yes | Aryanna Hunter
If she wins in the fall, Kristy Gnibus would be the first woman to represent western Pennsylvania on Capitol Hill in a decade.
Pa’s Congressional Dems help roll out expansive police reform plans
House Democratic leaders said they expect to soon hold hearings and a floor vote on the legislation, which they expect to pass the chamber.
‘People of color want freedom … from infection, freedom from death’: Pa.’s Evans, lawmakers hear
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed communities of color, laying bare the systemic racial disparities across the United States, experts told Pennsylvania lawmakers this week.
Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly says he took unproven anti-malaria drug while fighting COVID-19 | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The NWPA Republican made the revelation during an appearance on 'The View'
Pa. Congressman Mike Kelly says he’s tested positive for COVID-19
In a statement, Kelly's office said the northwestern Pennsylvania Republican began experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier this week.