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COVID-19 in Pa.: Pennsylvania charts highest one-day total at 11,406 cases of COVID-19

Amid an already record-shattering fall surge, Pennsylvania charted its highest, one-day total of new COVID-19 cases to date on Thursday, with 11,406 additional cases,...

Pa. Capitol complex closed to public because of rising COVID-19 cases

In case there was any doubt, there will be no Christmas inside the Capitol this year. On Thursday, officials at the state Department of General...

I’m a lifelong Pa. Republican. Trump needs to accept that he lost | Capital-Star...

As a lifelong Republican, I’m for the rule of law — not rule by lawsuits.

COVID-19 in Pa.: Health Department announces 8,291 new cases, 194 new fatalities

(*This story was updated at 2:39 p.m. on Wednesday, 12/2/20 with additional comment from Gov. Tom Wolf) More than 4,700 people are hospitalized with COVID-19...

Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly asks SCOTUS to decertify Pa.’s election returns, report

Days after being dealt a stinging court defeat, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decertify the state's election...

COVID-19 in Pa.: Health Dept. confirms 5,676 new cases, 180 new deaths

Nearly 1,000 people are in hospital intensive care units statewide as Pennsylvania's fall surge of COVID-19 cases continues seemingly unabated, according to new state...

Pa. hits hospitalization record as COVID-19 cases continue to climb

More than 4,400 people statewide were in the hospital on Monday with COVID-19 as Pennsylvania’s case count continues to climb. In a statement, the state...

Former Casey aide named to new Biden/Harris inaugural committee

A former top aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and a senior official in President-elect Joe Biden's 2020 campaign has been named to the incoming administration's inaugural committee.

Pa. Supreme Court throws out GOP challenge to 2.5M mail-in ballots, report

Dealing them their second legal defeat of the weekend, Pennsylvania's highest court has thrown out a Trump campaign-aligned challenge to the state's effort to...