Former Vice President Mike Pence ends 2024 presidential bid
In suspending his campaign, Pence said he knew it would be an “uphill battle” to win the Republican presidential candidacy.
GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate
The candidates polling from second to eighth in the race for the Republican nomination for president largely agreed on policy, fought over their records and took aim at former President Donald Trump at their second debate of the year Wednesday night. Trump, who leads polls of the race by substantial margins, skipped the event at […]
Americans are worried about democracy. You wouldn’t know it from the GOP debate.
There’s a growing feeling, among both experts and ordinary Americans, that our democracy isn’t functioning well — and even that it’s under threat. “American democracy is cracking,” the Washington Post reported August 18. “I’m terrified,” one democracy expert told the paper. “I think we are in bad shape, and I don’t know a way out.” […]
Trump absent but still dominates as GOP presidential rivals clash at first debate
Eight Republican presidential candidates gathered onstage Wednesday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for a heated first primary debate heavily influenced by former President Donald Trump, though the party’s front runner refused to attend the two-hour event. Trump instead recorded a competing 46-minute interview with former Fox News personality Tucker Carlson that aired on X, formerly known […]
We never needed a Jan. 6 Commission. We need a Nov. 3 Commission. This is why | Bruce Ledewitz
We know what caused the insurrection. What we need to do is convince millions of Americans that the election was not stolen from Donald Trump.
In final push, Pence, Jill Biden make their pitch to Erie voters
Vice President Mike Pence and Jill Biden made last-minute pitches to Erie voters on Monday, as they tried to shore up support in a swing county that’s critical to both campaigns.
In second Keystone State visit in two days, Pence tries to sew up central Pa. for Trump
Pence campaigned in the once reliably Republican Harrisburg suburbs that are now playing host to one of the most competitive congressional races in the country.
In Reading, Pence argues for four more years, report
The veep's appearance at Reading Regional Airport came 17 days before Election Day, as Trump tries to close a Pa. polling gap.
Conservatives think they can shut down the struggle for justice, but we won’t let them | Opinion
No alliance of billionaires, no reactionary political movement and no court captured by right-wing and corporate interests is going to steal our future.
Trump, Pence don’t understand what really made America great — and never will | Opinion
Despite his position as head of the government, Trump, a mere mortal in reality, is a federal employee, even if he prefers to fashion himself king.
With Pa. on the line, Pence talks tough during Luzerne Co. campaign stop
Vice President Mike Pence visited a key area of a key state on Tuesday, as the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns trained their eyes on a pivotal 2020 battleground state. “We’re not too far from our opponents’ boyhood home, but it’s Trump country now,” Pence said during a late afternoon appearance in Exeter, Luzerne County, […]
While Pence pitches for cops, Westmoreland Co. advocates work to improve their community
Greensburg is the county seat of Westmoreland County and about 35 miles outside Pittsburgh. The predominantly white county of about 350,000 voted for Donald Trump by a two-to-one margin in 2016., And while the president often used racial undertones in his campaign four years ago, his warnings about the destruction of suburbs and lawless streets are drawing close comparisons to the segregationist George Wallace during this 1968 run for president.