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In this image from video, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) speaks during a debate in the US House of Representatives on Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
These Eight PA Reps Voted Against the Violence Against Women Act

Even without their votes, the bill had bipartisan support in the House of Representatives and is moving on to the Senate.

Kenelm Shirk III
Feds: Lebanon County Lawyer Threatened to Kill Senate Democrats

A Pennsylvania lawyer threatened to kill Democrats in the US Senate and was on his way to Washington, D.C., with firearms and a “large amount of ammunition” when he was stopped by state police.

The criminal complaint issued against Rachel Marie Powell included these images of a woman in a pink hat at the Capitol on Jan. 6
Feds Charge Mom of Eight, Saying She Was the Woman in Pink Hat Who Stormed the Capitol

A Pennsylvania woman was charged with helping to storm the U.S. Capitol, with federal authorities saying she is the person in a pink hat shown in video directing others through a bullhorn.

National Guard troops tour the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, during a break from reinforcing security, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Some Pennsylvania Guard Troops Will Be In DC Until March

Hundreds of members of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be in Washington for the next two months to help with crowd management, assist with traffic control and perform other duties.

A Capitol police officer stands at the front entrance of the Pennsylvania Capitol building Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021,  in Harrisburg, Pa. State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
National Guard to Boost Security at PA Capitol

The Capitol will be closed for two days during the inauguration.

Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Getty Images Photo/ Spencer Platt)
What Is the 25th Amendment and Why Are Folks Calling for It to Be Invoked After the Capitol Chaos?

“I don’t know where his Cabinet has been all this time, but it’s long overdue for the 25th Amendment because this man is no longer capable of serving the United States of America."

A pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol Wednesday, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. (Getty Images Photo/Spencer Platt)
We Talked to an Expert on Violent Insurrections to Better Understand What the Hell Happened at the US Capitol

“This is his private army. When he said ‘stand up and stand by’ [during the debates] he was serious."