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U.S. House Dems call for more federal aid to schools

BY: - June 16, 2020

The aid is especially needed to support low-income students, students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, lawmakers said.

Pa.’s Wild, Lamb vote against $3T COVID-19 relief bill that’s been declared ‘dead on arrival’ in Senate

BY: and - May 16, 2020

Two Pennsylvania Democrats split from their party late Friday to vote against a a massive $3 trillion relief bill aimed at blunting the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pa. Reps. Wild, Houlahan push for reopening of Obamacare exchanges during pandemic

BY: - April 15, 2020

A bill that that would require the exchanges to reopen any time there's a public health emergency declaration remains in park in the Senate.

Campaign 2020: Gun-violence PAC Brady is getting into two, key Pa. congressional races

BY: - March 25, 2020

It's throwing its support to Democratic U.S. Reps. Brendan Boyle and Susan Wild -- two very different races -- but for the same reasons.

Pa’s Fitzpatrick’s votes with Dems to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

BY: and - January 16, 2020

Republicans said the bill, which faces a White House veto, was another Democratic attempt to undermine President Donald Trump during impeachment.

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Pa. Susan Rep. Wild slams Betsy DeVos during testy Capitol Hill hearing

BY: - December 12, 2019

Democrats went on offense against DeVos' controversial student loan forgiveness policy during a House committee meeting on Thursday.

Trump impeachment: Pa. lawmakers skipped many closed-door impeachment proceedings | Analysis

BY: - November 29, 2019

Five of the six Pennsylvania lawmakers with access to the depositions missed most of them, according to a Capital-Star analysis.

Pa’s Casey, Scanlon and Wild join Dems defying Devos over student loan forgiveness

BY: - November 27, 2019

DeVos narrowly avoided a congressional subpoena earlier this month after a lengthy fight against the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor.

U.S. House Dems advance sweeping effort to lower higher education costs

BY: - November 1, 2019

One Republican, Pa. U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, predicted the bill wouldn't see 'the light of day' in the GOP-controlled Senate.

With Congress bitterly divided, Elijah Cummings’ memorial brings political foes together

BY: - October 25, 2019

In a week otherwise marked by partisan acrimony, Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate came together to praise Cummings for his ability to bring people together in a sharply divided time.

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Bill by U.S. Rep. Susan Wild would streamline student loans | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 18, 2019

The bill by U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, is part of a larger effort higher education reform pushed by Democrats on Capitol Hill.

‘The conscience of our caucus’: Pa.’s U.S. House lawmakers pay tribute to Rep. Elijah Cummings

BY: and - October 17, 2019

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will temporarily lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which Cummings chaired