Stories tagged: "John Fetterman"


Alisha Hoffman-Mirilovich, left, Mark Shaffer, and Claudia Glennan visit with on another at the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival in Edwardsville, Pa., Friday, June 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Democratic Voters Don’t Want the Party To Stop Fighting

Democratic voters hope President Biden and democratic leaders in congress don't give up on the agenda they promised last November.

Rachel Levine fist bumps Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at the end of her confirmation hearing before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
Senate Confirms Levine, Who is Now the Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a government position in the nation’s history.

State Rep. Jessica Benham is sworn in on Jan. 5, 2021. Benham is the first openly queer woman and openly autistic person elected to the state Legislature. (Courtesy of Pennsylvania House of Representatives)
More Women Than Ever Are in the PA Legislature. That’s Still Not Enough.

Women make up approximately 51% of the state population, but just under 29% of the state Legislature. Several groups are working to change that.

John Fetterman speaks during his inauguration as lieutenant governor on Jan. 15, 2019. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Fetterman Makes It Official: He’ll Run for US Senate in 2022

The race for the US Senate seat currently occupied by Pat Toomey could be the most competitive Senate race in 2022.

Democrat Joe Biden on a campaign stop in his original hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Biden’s Hometown Preps for Inauguration Party Amid Pandemic

Scranton is trying to celebrate native son Joe Biden's presidential inauguration safely.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has been a proponent of unions and legalizing marijuana.
It Sure Looks Like Fetterman Is Running For Toomey’s Senate Seat

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, is taking the first steps in running for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Pat Toomey.

U.S. Capitol Police hold protesters on the floor at gun-point as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Wolf, Fetterman, DePasquale, and Shapiro Speak Out Against Pro-Trump Terrorist Storming at Capitol in DC

Gov. Tom Wolf, and Pennsylvania's elected leadership, had strong reactions to the domestic terrorists who attacked the Capitol in Washington DC during an attempted coup Wednesday.