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Pa. Dems among voters targeted in threatening email campaign, report

Online analysts traced the pathway of at least one of the emails through a server in Saudi Arabia, a newspaper reported.

‘The best part of it is picking your own time to leave,’ Scarnati says,...

A 20-year veteran of the Senate, Scarnati announced in February that he would not seek reelection this year, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. 

SWPa. billboard accusing Biden of dementia misspells … dementia

The billboard is located on Route 21 just outside of Uniontown, at the intersection of Matthew Drive and the Route 119 bypass.

Pa. can count late-arriving ballots, U.S. Supreme Court rules, report

Elections officials in Pennsylvania can count absentee ballots that are received as late as the Friday after Election Day, as long as they're postmarked by Nov. 3, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.

‘The fall resurgence is here’: Wolf, Levine stress vigilance as COVID-19 case counts spike

"Now is really the time to double down and really keep the people around us safe," Gov. Tom Wolf said during a Monday news conference.

Pa. saloon keepers call on Legislature to override Wolf’s bar, restaurant veto

It takes a two-thirds vote of both the House and Senate to override a gubernatorial veto. The House and Senate have yet to muster the votes to override any of the Democratic administration's pandemic restrictions.

In Reading, Pence argues for four more years, report

The veep's appearance at Reading Regional Airport came 17 days before Election Day, as Trump tries to close a Pa. polling gap.

State Supreme Court to rule on disqualifying mail-in ballot due to signatures

The court said it would use its King’s Bench authority to rule on a request from Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar on whether state election code allows mail-in ballots with “perceived signature variances” to not be counted.

Pat Toomey’s retirement announcement, explained | Editorial Cartoon

The Pennsylvania Republican announced he won't seek re-election or run for governor in 2022. How'd that happen?

Attorneys denounce GOP rep.’s ‘politically motivated’ impeachment call for Pa. Supreme Court Justice Wecht

The resolution, now before the House Judiciary Committee, has garnered 35 co-sponsors, but it is unlikely to ever come to a vote.