One nation under who? Inside the trust gap that’s splitting the nation | Friday Morning Coffee
We knew we were polarized. New polling data illustrates the stark differences.
With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee
Pa.'s open U.S. Senate is among the most likely to flip in 2022. With control of Congress on the line, the Big 2 aren't messing around.
Pa.’s Toomey: Tax hikes are off the table to pay for bipartisan infrastructure deal
"We don't have a bill to look at. We've got a framework and many very large important parts are completely undefined is just a line on a piece of paper," Toomey said.
Senate Democrats’ voting rights push stalls in the face of GOP opposition; Pa.’s Toomey votes to block
As of May 14, state Republican legislators have introduced 389 bills with restrictive voting provisions across 48 states, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.
On his way out the door, Pa.’s Toomey calls for Biden admin. to be investigated over personnel practices | Tuesday Morning Coffee
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who is retiring, is calling for a government watchdog to investigate the possible sidelining of career executives, according to a published report.
‘Housing is not infrastructure. Housing is housing,’ Pa.’s Toomey says as mayors plead for help to alleviate housing crisis
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said that he was concerned that affordable housing is becoming out of reach for families.
Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va problem | John L. Micek
Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have enough to worry about with the Party of Q and Insurrection. Trying to keep Manchin mollified and onside is a waste of time and energy.
Does Pa.’s Primary Day rebuke of Wolf signal rough sailing for Dems in 2022? | Mark O’Keefe
Wolf's appeal or lack of it could be a factor in the U.S. Senate race, especially if Lt. Gov. John Fetterman wins the Democratic nomination.
Never-Trump group gives Pa. GOP congressmen mostly Fs for supporting democratic norms | Tuesday Morning Coffee
If there was a democracy summer school, these Pennsylvania lawmakers would be in it.
I’m a physician: Pa.’s Toomey needs to lead the fight for universal background checks
As a medical professional, I do my best to protect human life. Pennsylvania voters elected Toomey to do the same, including by supporting evidence-based gun safety solutions.
MontCo Commissioner Val Arkoosh says she’s seeking 2022 Dem nod for U.S. Senate
Valerie Arkoosh, the chairwoman of Montgomery County’s Board of Commissioners, says she’ll seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022, entering an already crowded primary field that’s top heavy with candidates from southeastern Pennsylvania. Arkoosh, a physician, made her announcement in a YouTube video released Monday morning, where she touted what she said were […]
Pa.’s Levine wins Senate confirmation to No. 2 job at Health & Human Services; Casey, Toomey split on vote
The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm her as an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services. Two Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, joined Democrats in supporting her nomination.