Stories tagged: "election 2022"


PA Rep. Summer Lee (D) speaks on stage during a keynote discussion of the Netroots Nation progressive grassroots convention in Philadelphia on July 13, 2019. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
With US Rep. Mike Doyle’s Retirement, PA Rep. Summer Lee Announces Bid for Congress

Lee, a progressive attorney from Braddock, is the first Black woman to represent southwest Pennsylvania in the state Legislature.

Carla Sands seen at the official inauguration of the Australian War Monument at the Churchill Memorial Park on September 17, 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Ole Jensen/Getty Images)
Sean Parnell Has Trump’s Endorsement, but His US Senate Rivals Have Cash

Trump's ambassador to Denmark, Camp Hill resident Carla Sands, loaned her campaign $3 million, while Montgomery County real estate investor Jeff Bartos, could see significant help from a super PAC supporting him.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the fountain at Point State Park behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Shapiro Declares Candidacy for Governor, Blasts Republicans

In a campaign kickoff speech in Pittsburgh, Shapiro said Republican candidates are "peddling the Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump and are "doing real damage to our democracy."

This April 28, 2021, file photo shows the US Capitol building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Anti-Trump Republican Drops Bid for Pennsylvania’s US Senate Seat

Philadelphia lobbyist and consultant Craig Snyder said he has been unable to generate enough support in a crowded field for what is expected to be one of the nation's most competitive contests for Senate in 2022.

In this June 21, 2019 file photo, William McSwain speaks with members of the media at a news conference in Philadelphia.  McSwain, the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced his campaign for governor of Pennsylvania on Monday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Trump-Appointed Prosecutor Announces Run for PA Governor

Bill McSwain, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia under former President Donald Trump, joins a crowded GOP field in the race for Pennsylvania governor.

Pennsylvania Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell speaks ahead of a campaign rally with President Donald Trump Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Moon Township. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Republican Senate Candidate Bartos Says Rival Parnell is Unfit for Office Due to Restraining Orders

The race for Pat Toomey’s US Senate seat is getting personal, with real estate developer Jeff Bartos bringing up restraining orders sought by the wife of his rival, Sean Parnell.

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2020 file photo, Sean Parnell walks through people gathered at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Parnell Gets Trump Endorsement in Pennsylvania Senate Race

In a seven-sentence statement, Former President Donald Trump said Republican Sean Parnell "has my Complete and Total Endorsement!"