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Jane Harman, of Takoma Park, Md., center, holds a sign with an AR-15 crossed out on it, as she attends a gun safety reform rally, Monday, June 6, 2022, outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Deadly Shooting Outside Philadelphia School is a Grim Reminder of What’s at Stake in Pa. on Election Day

Despite a surge in gun deaths in Pennsylvania over the last decade, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg and Washington have consistently voted against gun safety laws. This Election Day offers voters a chance for change.

FILE - In this file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Wolf Administration Announces $100 Million to Combat Gun Violence

The current year’s state budget includes millions for two grant programs aimed at preventing violent crimes before they happen.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano and former state Rep. Rick Saccone, outside the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 (Facebook screen grab).
Doug Mastriano’s Latest Attempt to Avoid the Jan. 6 Committee: He’s Suing Them

Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial candidate has filed suit against the Jan. 6 committee, contesting its legal ability to force him to sit for a deposition.

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday April 28, 2022, to review the U.S. Department of State's foreign policy priorities and fiscal year 2023 budget request. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Scott Perry Sues Federal Government Requesting the Return of his Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County has sued the federal government for the return of his cellphone, which was seized earlier this month by the FBI.

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., takes a question from a reporter at a news conference held by the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Aug. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
Scott Perry Says FBI Agents Seized His Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County said three agents visited him while he was traveling Tuesday with his family and "seized my cell phone." He called the action "banana republic tactics."

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, takes part in a state Senate committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Doug Mastriano Walks Out of Jan. 6 Committee Interview Without Answering Questions

Conspiracy theorist, election denier, and Trump-endorsed GOP candidate for governor Doug Mastriano walked out of his deposition with the US House committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection after only 15 minutes and without answering any questions.

FILE - In a Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 file photo, Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a protest in Washington, D.C. An arbitrator correctly decided that the white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice should have been fired by the city for lying his on job application, a county judge in Cleveland ruled. Cuyahoga County Judge Joseph Russo upheld the 2017 firing of Timothy Loehmann in a ruling Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Loehmann was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the death of Tamir in November 2014 as he played with a pellet gun outside a Cleveland recreation center. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Resigns From Tioga County Police After Protests

Timothy Loehmann fatally shot Tamir Rice in 2014 but was hired by Tioga borough council this week as the lone police officer for the small rural community. He withdrew his application Thursday without having worked a single shift.