Stories tagged: "Donald Trump"


A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Montgomery County, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Republicans Are Waging a War on Voting. The For the People Act Could Be the Solution.

As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, domestic terrorists try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
State College Man Charged in Assault of Capitol Officer Who Died After Jan. 6 Attack

US officials have arrested and charged two men with assaulting US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick during the Jan. 6 attack. They do not know yet whether it caused the officer's death.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., arrives for votes on President Joe Biden's cabinet nominees, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pennsylvania Republicans Nearly Censure Toomey for Voting to Support Election Results

Pennsylvania's Republican Party expressed its disapproval of US Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict Donald Trump during the former president’s second impeachment trial.

In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington.  The Supreme Court will take up challenges to controversial Trump administration policies affecting family-planning clinics and immigrants, even though the Biden administration has announced it is reviewing them. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Election Challenge Cases

The handful of cases included two cases from Pennsylvania.

US Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pennsylvania, a House impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, departs at the close of the first day of the proceeding, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Get to Know Madeleine Dean, One of the House Impeachment Managers

The Democratic Congresswoman from Montgomery County is a lawyer and former English professor.

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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.

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Biden’s Next Big Challenge: How to Deal With Trump’s Takeover of the Courts

“If somebody believes they are a victim of discrimination in their workplace, the final say on whether our civil rights laws are properly enforced is a lower court judge,” Daniel Goldberg, legal director of the nonprofit advocacy group Alliance for Justice, told COURIER.