Election 2024

UAW president, Biden push back against reported Trump visit with striking Michigan workers

BY: - September 20, 2023

Former President Donald Trump’s plans to skip the second GOP presidential candidate debate and head to Michigan to meet with striking autoworkers isn’t going over well with the United Auto Workers (UAW) top official. “Every fiber of our union is being poured into fighting the billionaire class and an economy that enriches people like Donald […]

Vice President Kamala Harris urges Reading students to lead peers to the polls

BY: - September 19, 2023

READING., Pa. — In a national political climate that is breeding threats to fundamental rights and freedoms, young people have the power to decide the direction of the country by voting, Vice President Kamala Harris told an audience of largely Latino college students on Tuesday in Reading.  Harris called on the students to speak with […]

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Opinion: Four ways to make Pennsylvania’s elections better right now

BY: - September 15, 2023

By Jeff Greenburg We are heading into a second presidential election cycle since the enactment of Act 77, the no-excuse mail voting law, and very basic election issues remain unaddressed by the General Assembly. That is unconscionable. Four relatively easy fixes would benefit all county election officials and thousands of voters in our Commonwealth. Forcing […]

Trump can run in NH primary despite Jan. 6 involvement, AG and secretary of state say

BY: - September 13, 2023

Former President Donald Trump is clear to run as a candidate in New Hampshire’s presidential primary next year despite his involvement in the events leading to the Jan. 6 insurrection, the state attorney general and secretary of state asserted Wednesday. “There is no mention in New Hampshire state statute that a candidate in a national […]

Philly Rep. Jared Solomon joins Democratic primary race for attorney general nomination

BY: - September 12, 2023

Solomon, a Democrat serving his fourth term in the state House, said that as attorney general he would expand to a statewide level his work to invest in neighborhoods and hold businesses accountable for the harm they cause.

U.S. House Speaker McCarthy tells committees to launch Biden impeachment probe   

BY: - September 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday announced that he has directed several House committees to open a formal impeachment inquiry into unproven GOP allegations that President Joe Biden profited from his son’s business dealings when he was vice president in the Obama administration. “These allegations paint a picture, a picture of corruption,” […]

In Alaska, Biden commemorates Sept. 11 attacks, urging unity and defense of democracy

BY: - September 12, 2023

Twenty-two years after Al-Qaeda terrorists staged coordinated attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans, there is a threat to U.S. democracy coming from closer to home, President Joe Biden said in a memorial speech in Anchorage. “Terrorism, including political and ideological violence, is the opposite of all we stand for as a nation that settles our […]

Trump rally in South Dakota highlights Republican divisions

BY: - September 9, 2023

RAPID CITY — A Friday event intended to rally the South Dakota Republican Party around Donald Trump’s visit to the state instead showcased division at the party’s highest levels. The state’s all-Republican, three-member congressional delegation — Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds, and Rep. Dusty Johnson — did not attend the event in the ice […]

Summer Lee launches re-election bid: ‘I’m battle-tested’

BY: - September 8, 2023

Held at the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Union headquarters on Pittsburgh’s South Side, the freshman congresswoman played to a packed room of supporters, leaders from a veritable alphabet soup of labor unions, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey (who also gave opening remarks) and numerous aspiring Allegheny County politicians including District Attorney nominee Matt Dugan and County Executive nominee Sara Innamorato. 

Retired Marine latest challenger to Perry in PA-10

BY: - September 6, 2023

Recently retired Marine Mike O’Brien said Wednesday he’s tired of Republicans co-opting the concept of “freedom,” and will seek the Democratic nomination to run against U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-10th District.  In an interview with the Capital-Star, O’Brien said he was motivated to run for office by the Jan. 6 insurrection, and Perry’s alleged role […]

New Biden 2024 campaign ad to debut in Pennsylvania

BY: - September 5, 2023

The same week President Joe Biden plans to visit the state twice, the Biden-Harris 2024 campaign is launching a new ad in Pennsylvania as part of a multi-million dollar blitz to reach a general election audience.  Titled “Got to Work,” the 30-second spot will be the campaign’s first 2024 ad to run during an NFL […]

President Biden touts jobs and economy in Philadelphia on Labor Day

BY: - September 4, 2023

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden made his seventh trip of the year to the City of Brotherly Love on Monday, telling an audience of union workers that America’s best days are ahead of it, and that support for unions is the strongest it’s been in 60 years. “I told you when I ran for president […]