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.
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.
MontCo Republican Jeff Bartos announces 2022 U.S. Senate run
Jeff Bartos, 48, has noted his interest for weeks, and is the biggest name to step into the potentially crowded GOP primary so far.
Biden’s pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing
U.S. Senate Republicans may use next week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy policies
Democrat Kenyatta brings his ‘working poor’ Philly upbringing to 2022 Senate race
A tall, brash Democratic politician familiar to Twitter users and cable news viewers alike with a pitch about fighting for working people has just stepped into Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate race. You may feel like you have already read this story, but it’s not about Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. It’s about Philadelphia state Rep. Malcolm […]
U.S. Senate hears from Ohio on the need for economic relief, minimum wage boost; Pa’s Toomey questions need
The committee’s ranking member, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., raised concerns about unnecessary spending in the bill and the proposed $1,400 stimulus checks to individuals.
Fetterman’s early 2022 entrance gives him time to build strength — or set up his fall
Fetterman — the 6’8” former mayor of a western Pennsylvania mill town known for his social media jabs and informal dress — has built a brand and identity with strong appeal to thousands of avid supporters.
LG John Fetterman says he’s running for U.S. Senate
Capping weeks of build-up, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced today that he's seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.
LG Fetterman starts testing the waters for 2022 U.S. Senate bid
Fetterman, identifiable for his height, informal outfits and tattoos, has slowly built national clout over the past few years.
We need independent judicial review. We don’t need the filibuster. Let’s get rid of it | Bruce Ledewitz
We need independent judicial review. We don’t need the filibuster. We need to get rid of it.
AFT launches $1M ad blitz in Pa., 2020 battleground states calling on Senate to pass HEROES Act
The 30-second ad called “Essential,” shows essential workers, such as first responders, food service workers and teachers, equipped with face shields, masks and gloves, going about their jobs in the midst of the pandemic.
Pa.’s Casey votes for anti-abortion bills rejected by the U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., doesn’t allow many bills to get floor votes these days, but he made an exception Tuesday for two bills intended to curb abortion access. Two GOP-led anti-abortion bills failed on procedural votes Tuesday as expected. The politically charged bills have both failed during previous Senate floor […]