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Pa.’s GOP U.S. Senate race still too close to call. Here’s what to know

BY: - May 19, 2022

Pennsylvania election law requires a recount if the difference between the final two candidates for a statewide office is 0.5 percent of the vote or less.

Pa. GOP U.S. Senate race likely to trigger a recount

BY: - May 18, 2022

With less than a percentage point separating Trump-endorsed celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick as they vie for the Republican Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, the race is likely to see a recount. As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, unofficial and incomplete results show the candidates within the 0.5 […]

Election Day is May 17. Here’s a look at who’s running for U.S. Senate, Lt. Gov. in Pa.

BY: and - May 15, 2022

With GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey retiring from public office, Democrats see this as one of the few chances to gain a seat and build on what’s now a narrow majority in the upper chamber.

U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action

BY: and - May 11, 2022

Pa.'s U.S. senators, Democrat Bob Casey, and Republican Pat Toomey, were on opposite sides of the bill.

Here’s what to know before voting in the May 17 primary election

BY: - May 10, 2022

Candidates for U.S. Senate, governor, lieutenant governor, and legislative races are on the ballot in Pennsylvania.

Vote on abortion rights planned in U.S. Senate next week, but likely will fall short

BY: - May 6, 2022

The Senate rejected a similar bill in February. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., joined Republicans to defeat a procedural vote, 46-48.

U.S. Senate to try again on abortion rights after bombshell disclosure of draft opinion

BY: - May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday pledged a new vote codifying the right to an abortion after publication of a draft court ruling that showed the Supreme Court on track to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision. Democrats, who likely won’t have the votes to advance that bill, also predicted that abortion […]

Still a topic in 2022, here’s what GOP U.S. Senate candidates say about certification, moving on

BY: - April 27, 2022

Republican candidates faced questions this week about whether their party should move on from the 2020 election and if they would have voted to certify Pennsylvania's Electoral College results, confirming now-President Joe Biden's victory against former President Donald Trump.

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Where do Democrats vying for U.S. Senate in Pa. compare on key issues?

BY: - April 24, 2022

Democrats running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania remain united in efforts to maintain control in Congress. But the race has seen a tone shift in recent weeks — with the three leading candidates attacking each other as they compete for the party nomination ahead of the May 17 primary election.

U.S. Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson, ‘America at its best,’ to Supreme Court

BY: - April 7, 2022

The 53-47 vote comes just six weeks after President Joe Biden announced his  nomination of Jackson from the White House, fulfilling a promise he first made on the campaign trail. 

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Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’

BY: - March 31, 2022

Pennsylvania’s outgoing Republican United States senator isn’t a “no” vote for President Joe Biden’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. Yet. But U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, of Lehigh County, said Thursday he “[continues] to have concerns” about whether Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “will serve as a neutral umpire of the law.” Toomey, who met with […]

Ketanji Brown Jackson wins bipartisan support for U.S. Supreme Court with Collins’ backing

BY: - March 30, 2022

The Maine lawmaker is first Republican to pledge their support for President Joe Biden’s U.S. Supreme Court pick.