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Trump triumphs over Haley in South Carolina GOP primary

BY: and - February 24, 2024

Trump was on stage for about 30 minutes and stuck to his usual talking points — the situation on the border is “the worst it’s ever been” and the country “is a failing nation.” He predicted that Michigan autoworkers would support him in that state’s primary on Tuesday.

In CPAC speech, Trump predicts ‘losing World War III’ if he is not elected 

BY: - February 24, 2024

Trump spoke as voters in South Carolina went to the polls there in the state’s presidential primary, which Trump is expected to win over his last major challenger, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

Biden calls on governors to press Congress on immigration overhaul, Ukraine aid

BY: - February 23, 2024

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden used a meeting with the National Governors Association at the White House on Friday to press for assistance to Ukraine and bipartisan immigration policy changes, both of which are stalled in Congress. “You deal with this every day, some of you deal with it every single day,” Biden told governors […]

Trump comes out against Alabama IVF ruling as national Republicans scramble for distance

BY: - February 23, 2024

Former President Donald Trump called on Alabama lawmakers Friday to “find an immediate solution” to remedy a state Supreme Court ruling that threatened the availability of in vitro fertilization, and national Republicans running for Congress sought to distance themselves from the Alabama decision as well. In a post to his social media site, Truth Social, […]

David McCormick, running again for Pa. GOP Senate nomination, takes his campaign to CPAC

BY: - February 23, 2024

He lauded former President Donald Trump for his record on Israel and China.

GOP backs voting by mail, yet turns to courts to restrict it in battleground states

BY: - February 23, 2024

A Pennsylvania case is one that could reverberate. In November 2022, the state Supreme Court ruled — in response to a suit filed by the RNC and other Republicans — that over 10,000 mail ballots on which the voter had neglected to write the date on the outer envelope, or had written an incorrect date, must be rejected.

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Here are the Pennsylvania candidates whose nominating petitions have been challenged

BY: - February 22, 2024

The challenges are decided in Commonwealth Court, and if there’s a particularly heavy volume, they could borrow senior judges from the Superior Court who have served on the Commonwealth Court. 

University of Alabama Birmingham pauses IVF treatments after court ruling

BY: - February 22, 2024

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jay Mitchell, writing for the majority, said that there was no exception for frozen embryos under an 1872 law known as the Wrongful Death of a Child Act, allowing civil lawsuits for the deaths of children, or under a 2018 state constitutional amendment that required the state to “ensure the protection of the rights of the unborn child.”

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Pennsylvania and the entire country need more ‘angry Black women’

BY: - February 22, 2024

Pennsylvania’s track record when it comes to electing Black women is a mixed bag, but for the most part, they are woefully underrepresented in elected office.

Loss of experienced election officials could mean trouble for Pennsylvania’s 2024 election

BY: - February 22, 2024

Recent ballot printing and administration errors in Greene and Luzerne counties, among others, show that having less-experienced county administrators can result in more problems occurring in an election

The Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh is shown shortly after its 2022 collapse, with a damaged bus and several vehicles still on it.

Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge collapse the result of oversight and maintenance failures, NTSB finds

BY: - February 21, 2024

the city of Pittsburgh failed to act on several years’ worth of state inspectors’ recommendations for repairs and maintenance, leading to progressive deterioration and ultimately, the structural failure

Biden unveils latest round of student loan cancellation to aid 153,000 borrowers 

BY: - February 21, 2024

The latest round of student debt forgiveness includes nearly 153,000 borrowers and a total of $1.2 billion in debt, according to a fact sheet from the White House.