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Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.(AP Photo/LM Otero)
GOP Abandons Oz, Pulls $10.5 Million From Pennsylvania & Other Key Senate Races

While midterm elections are typically a time when the party out of power makes gains and takes control of the houses of Congress, this year’s crop of GOP candidates are struggling – especially with fundraising. In response, the National Republican Senatorial Committee is canceling millions of dollars in ad buys in several key states, with...

Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
In New Ad, Shapiro Highlights His Record Of Fighting For The Working Class

In the United States, there are many forms of theft, but the single largest source of theft is not robbery. It is wage theft. Each year, employers steal billions of dollars from working people in a variety of ways, including working them off the clock, failing to pay the minimum wage, or cheating them out...

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
Shortly After FBI Seizes Scott Perry’s Phone, Subpoenas Rain Down On Pennsylvania GOP Legislators

On Tuesday, the FBI seized Republican Congressman Scott Perry’s phone. The next day, the FBI served several subpoenas to Pennsylvania GOP state legislators. The actions appear to be linked to a probe into a scheme to install fake electors as part of Donald Trump’s plot to overturn his loss in the 2020 election. “This morning,...

President Joe Biden signs the "PACT Act of 2022" during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In An Increasingly Divided America, Joe Biden Just Keeps Stacking Up Wins

Joe Biden signed the CHIPS bill into law yesterday, making a massive investment in US manufacturing and bringing billions in new investment to American shores and an estimated 70,000 to 90,000 family sustaining jobs to American working families. It is the first of many new bills he will be signing in the coming weeks, a...

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Passes, But Senate Republicans Block Insulin Price Cap, Delivering Big Win For Big Pharma

After voting to keep an insulin price cap out of the Inflation Reduction Act, Pat Toomey was one of several Republican Senators calling on the Finance Committee to “evaluate” the measure, a political ruse if ever there was one.

FILE - Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Extreme Is The New Mainstream: Every Pennsylvania GOP Congressman But One Endorses Radical Candidate Doug Mastriano

The attempts to round off Mastriano’s extreme edges fall flat when you consider the eight Republican US Reps. who just endorsed him voted against certifying the 2020 election.

Pat Toomey, R-Pa. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Jon Stewart Takes Aim at Pennsylvania GOP Senator Pat Toomey Over Anti-Veteran Vote

Republicans “haven’t met a war they won’t sign up for and they haven’t met a veteran they won’t screw over.” This statement was made by comedian Jon Stewart just after the GOP blocked the PACT Act, a bill designed to help toxin-exposed veterans, a bill that passed a procedural vote just a couple days ago...