Pennsylvania

A New Poll of 2020 Swing States Shows Just How Important Pa. Will Be
Opinion Polls
A New Poll of 2020 Swing States Shows Just How Important Pa. Will Be

President Donald Trump trails his potential Democratic rivals in Pennsylvania and Michigan and leads outright in Wisconsin, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll of the three Rust Belt swing states that cemented the president’s 2016 victory. Trump is within... Read More

Pennsylvania Democrats Who Won Republican Districts on How to Beat Trump in 2020
Political News
Pennsylvania Democrats Who Won Republican Districts on How to Beat Trump in 2020

PHILADELPHIA — What’s the key to beating President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania in 2020? The Democratic presidential candidates mostly aren’t campaigning in Pennsylvania yet. But they are trying to convince voters in early states who are obsessed with “electability” that... Read More

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Advance Proposal to End Lieutenant Governor Elections
State News
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Advance Proposal to End Lieutenant Governor Elections
2020-01-31 17:00:02
by Dan McCue

The Pennsylvania state Senate has voted to advance a proposed constitutional amendment that would end the current practice of having the governor and lieutenant governor run separately for their party’s nomination. Currently, candidates for Pennsylvania governor and lieutenant governor run... Read More

Pennsylvania’s Presidential Election Could Be Too Close to Call for Days Because of a New Law
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania’s Presidential Election Could Be Too Close to Call for Days Because of a New Law

PHILADELPHIA — People holding their breath to see how Pennsylvania votes in the 2020 presidential election might not want to wait up too late on election night. While the unofficial and more immediately available results have accounted for the vast... Read More

Supreme Court to Weigh Pennsylvania, New Jersey Birth Control Mandate Challenge
Health
Supreme Court to Weigh Pennsylvania, New Jersey Birth Control Mandate Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Philadelphia federal judge’s decision last year to block new Trump administration rules that would have let almost any employer deny female workers no-cost birth control coverage by citing religious and moral objections. In... Read More

Philadelphia is 1,000 Miles Away from Iowa, But it’s Hosting an Official Iowa Caucus
Health
Philadelphia is 1,000 Miles Away from Iowa, But it’s Hosting an Official Iowa Caucus

PHILADELPHIA — Jessica Anderson showed up to a high school gymnasium in her hometown of Titonka, Iowa — population 476 — in 2016 to caucus for Bernie Sanders. She was only 17, but would turn 18 before the general election... Read More

In Philadelphia, Women Outnumber Men by 90,000 — the Widest ‘Gender Gap’ Among Major US Cities
In The News
In Philadelphia, Women Outnumber Men by 90,000 — the Widest ‘Gender Gap’ Among Major US Cities

PHILADELPHIA — At 74, Rosa Rodriguez keeps outliving her men. Her husband and two boyfriends died at relatively young ages. Meanwhile, Rodriguez, a former worker in a sewing factory, continues to enjoy cooking, watching TV and socializing at Norris Square... Read More

Pennsylvania’s Barns Are in Peril, and One County Is Fighting to Preserve Them
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania’s Barns Are in Peril, and One County Is Fighting to Preserve Them

STRABAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Stepping over mummified opossums, the men kicked around chewed-up corncobs and bits of straw to scrutinize the barn’s bones, the old wooden beams that kept it upright. They noted patterns made by saws, the hatchet marks... Read More

Pa. Governor’s Redistricting Commission Calls for Mapmaking Makeover
Elections
Pa. Governor’s Redistricting Commission Calls for Mapmaking Makeover

PHILADELPHIA — Exposing anew the deep divides over how Pennsylvania’s political maps are drawn, a state commission formed by Gov. Tom Wolf released a report Thursday calling for overhauling the mapmaking process — and was immediately met with pushback from... Read More

Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps
2020 Elections
Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps
2019-05-16 21:51:22
by Dan McCue

Pennsylvania voters say they're better off financially than they were in 2016, but the strong economy is not helping President Donald Trump in the Keystone State where Democrat Joe Biden leads the incumbent Republican by double digits, according to a... Read More

Pennsylvania Adopts Action Plan for Meeting Paris Climate Accord Goals
Climate
Pennsylvania Adopts Action Plan for Meeting Paris Climate Accord Goals
2019-04-29 21:30:06
by Dan McCue

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf released the state's Climate Action Plan Monday, a comprehensive strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Accord. The new state climate plan developed by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection... Read More

PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)
Pennsylvania
PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)
2019-01-02 02:29:33
by PA-09: Dan Meuser (R)

Dan Meuser is a proven job creator, has served the public, and invested in his community. Now Dan is running to represent Pennsylvania’s 9th District in Congress. Dan Meuser is running for Congress because he believes... Read More

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