Stories tagged: "Doug Mastriano"


FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. People charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol left behind a trove of videos and messages that have helped federal authorities build cases. In nearly half of the more than 200 federal cases stemming from the attack, authorities have cited evidence that an insurrectionist appeared to have been inspired by conspiracy theories or extremist ideologies, according to an Associated Press review of court records. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
66 Pennsylvanians Couldn’t Help Topple Democracy: The Capitol Insurrection, One Year Later

Democracy didn’t die in Washington, DC last Jan. 6, despite the efforts of the 66 Pennsylvanians who have been arrested for their role in the deadly attack on the US Capitol.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the city behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Who Will be the Next Governor of Pennsylvania? Meet the Candidates.

With current Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf unable to run due to term limits, the governor seat is up for grabs. As the last line of defense against policies that are detrimental to Pennsylvanians, the 2022 governor race is extremely important and affects every resident of the state.

Learning support teacher Sabrina Werley holds the bottle of hand sanitizer for a student at Cumru Elementary School in Berks County. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/ Ben Hasty)
PA GOP Fights School Mask Safeguard as COVID Cases Continue to Rise

As coronavirus case numbers continue to climb, especially among school-aged children, Republicans want to end the mask requirement in schools and daycares.

Election office workers process ballots as counting continues from the general election at the Allegheny County elections returns warehouse in Pittsburgh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Everything You Need to Know About a Possible Election Audit in Pennsylvania

Will there be an election audit in Pennsylvania? Could the results be overturned? Why is this even happening? Answers to these questions and more.

In this Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Mastriano, a rising force in Pennsylvania's ultra-conservative circles who has talked of his desire to bring an Arizona-style audit to Pennsylvania, led a private briefing Wednesday, June 30, 2021, for Republican senators on his plan. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Tioga County Declines Election Audit

Tioga County won't take part in a “forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election.

Acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on May 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Decertifies Fulton County’s Voting System After Election ‘Audit’

Fulton County will have to buy or lease new voting machines before the next election if county officials want residents' votes to count.

In this Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Mastriano, a rising force in Pennsylvania's ultra-conservative circles who has talked of his desire to bring an Arizona-style audit to Pennsylvania, led a private briefing Wednesday, June 30, 2021, for Republican senators on his plan. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
With York County’s Pushback, Mastriano Is Striking Out on Election Audit Attempt

York County's three commissioners — two Republican and one Democrat — are pushing back against State Sen. Doug Mastriano's election audit.