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COMMENTARY

One nation under who? Inside the trust gap that’s splitting the nation | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 16, 2021

We knew we were polarized. New polling data illustrates the stark differences.

COMMENTARY

With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 12, 2021

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

BY: - June 28, 2021

"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

BY: - June 22, 2021

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. 

COMMENTARY

On his way out the door, Pa.’s Toomey calls for Biden admin. to be investigated over personnel practices | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 22, 2021

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

BY: - June 16, 2021

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said that he was concerned that affordable housing is becoming out of reach for families.

COMMENTARY

Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va problem | John L. Micek

BY: - June 10, 2021

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. 

COMMENTARY

Does Pa.’s Primary Day rebuke of Wolf signal rough sailing for Dems in 2022? | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - May 28, 2021

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.

COMMENTARY

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.

COMMENTARY

I’m a physician: Pa.’s Toomey needs to lead the fight for universal background checks

BY: - April 18, 2021

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

BY: - April 5, 2021

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

BY: - March 24, 2021

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.