Americans for Prosperity endorses Bresnahan in PA-8

BY: - February 12, 2024

Rob Bresnahan is the fourth candidate in Pennsylvania that has been endorsed by Americans for Prosperity Action.

Cartwright fundraising edges out Bresnahan in PA8

BY: - February 1, 2024

Cartwright’s Q4 haul is his largest of 2024, although Bresnahan raised more than any other non-incumbent in PA in the final three months of the year.

View of an Amtrak train (Capital-Star photo by Patrick Abdalla).

Federal designation could finally bring back passenger rail between Scranton and NYC

BY: - December 5, 2023

U.S. Sen Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-8th District) announced that reestablishing direct passenger rail between Scranton and New York City moved one step closer on Tuesday, as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is including Northeastern Pennsylvania in its Corridor Identification and Development (Corridor ID) Program. The Corridor ID Program was established […]

Businessman Rob Bresnahan announces campaign to challenge Rep. Matt Cartwright in 8th District

BY: - November 14, 2023

Rob Bresnahan, CEO of Kuharchik Construction, announced his campaign for the Republican Party nomination in the 8th District.

Crunching the numbers: Campaign finance reports show a few surprises

BY: - October 17, 2023

Campaign finance reports from the year’s third quarter are in, and there are a few surprises in the contests for Pennsylvania’s U.S. House seats. Here’s a look at how the latest numbers from the Federal Election Commission break down, and how they compare to the year’s previous quarterly results, and the 2022 election cycle. U.S. […]

Congressional Dems target Pa.’s Perry, Fitzpatrick for 2024 | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 4, 2023

They are among 31 GOP-held seats ID'd as Dems look to retake the House.


Election Day 2022: Three storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 8, 2022

The pitches have been pitched. The ads have been aired. Now it’s up to you.

Who’s tougher on crime? A familiar 2022 fight comes to a high-stakes NEPA congressional race

BY: - October 23, 2022

Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright and Republican Jim Bognet are trading jabs in their 8th District rematch.

Internal polls show ‘tight race’ in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District

BY: - August 20, 2022

Polling from Republicans and Democrats underscore the competitive nature of the NEPA district.


Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 12, 2022

Employers would have to provide at least two hours of paid time off for federal elections, the NEPA Democrat said.

‘A generational investment’: Pa’s Congressional Dems tout infrastructure bill’s benefits back home

BY: - November 10, 2021

'We have had infrastructure week after infrastructure week. And I am proud to say that we have delivered,' U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District, said.

Members of Pa.’s congressional delegation say they’re safe during Capitol Hill bomb threat

BY: - August 19, 2021

The threat was made around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning by a man in a black pickup truck, according to an Associated Press report.