VIDEO: PA House Speaker Joanna McClinton explains why representation matters

By Graham Harrington

March 26, 2024

“Representation matters,” Pennsylvania House Speaker Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia) said in an exclusive interview with The Keystone earlier this week.

McClinton became the commonwealth’s first female speaker and the second African American speaker after Democrats regained control of the Pennsylvania House following the 2022 election, and McClinton explained why that representation matters for her community.

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“Representation matters,” Pennsylvania House Speaker Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia) said in an exclusive interview with The Keystone earlier this week. McClinton became the commonwealth’s first female speaker and the second African American speaker after Democrats regained control of the Pennsylvania House following the 2022 election, and McClinton explained why that representation matters for her community. @joanna_mcclinton ✏️ 🎥 Sean Kitchen #Pennsylvania #PANews #PAPolitics #PaPol #Philadelphia #Vote #VoteBlue #WomenInPolitics #WomensHistory #WomensHistoryMonth

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  • Graham Harrington

    Graham Harrington is The Keystone's social media manager. As a multimedia journalist, he has written for the Denisonian, PAC News, and Today’s Patient. Graham lives in Delaware County and is a graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

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