Stories tagged: "election 2020"

In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Toomey Supports Moving Forward with Supreme Court Nominations Before Election

Pennsylvania’s Republican US Sen. Pat Toomey said Tuesday that he is on board with the Senate considering President Donald Trump's forthcoming nominee to the Supreme Court right away.

Pennsylvania jurist Peter Phipps is on Trump's shortlist of candidates for the US Supreme Court. (Photo via US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania)
Meet Peter Phipps, the PA Judge on Trump’s List of Supreme Court Candidates

Peter Phipps has served as a federal judge for only two years, but he has risen quickly—and over the objections of one of his home state senators.

In this May 28, 2020, file photo, mail-in primary election ballots are processed at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Secrecy Envelopes Will Cause Electoral Chaos in PA, Official Warns

A member of Philadelphia's elections board is asking the Legislature to reconsider a provision in state law that requires counties to throw out so-called "naked ballots."

President Donald Trump wraps up his speech at a campaign rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci
Trump to Announce Supreme Court Pick by Saturday, Ginsburg Services Set

“I think that would be good for the Republican Party, and I think it would be good for everybody to get it over with," Trump said.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, about the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden in PA: ‘Let the People Speak’, Wait on Supreme Court Nomination

“Uphold your constitutional duty, your conscience,” Biden said in Pennsylvania. "Let the people speak. Cool the flames that have engulfed our country.”

Are You Bilingual? This Group Wants You to Be a Poll Worker.

Mi Familia Vota organization is joining other groups across the U.S. in trying to persuade younger people to work at polling places, especially those who are bilingual.

In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Pennsylvania Needs Poll Workers on Election Day. Here’s How You Can Help

Counties will pay you to work at the polls, and the state is offering continuing education credits for some licensed professionals.