U.S. House Dems call for more federal aid to schools
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
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
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
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
Republicans said the bill, which faces a White House veto, was another Democratic attempt to undermine President Donald Trump during impeachment.
Pa. Susan Rep. Wild slams Betsy DeVos during testy Capitol Hill hearing
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
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
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
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
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.
Bill by U.S. Rep. Susan Wild would streamline student loans | Friday Morning Coffee
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
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will temporarily lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which Cummings chaired