Stories tagged: "Madeleine Dean"


US Rep. Madeleine Dean and Massachusetts congresswoman Ayanna Pressley being led away from the steps of the United States Supreme Court by an officer, July 19, 2022. (Courtesy: US Rep. Madeleine Dean)
Madeleine Dean Among Members of Congress Arrested During Abortion Rights Demonstration

US Capitol Police said 17 Democratic members of Congress were arrested outside the Supreme Court Tuesday, including Pennsylvania congresswoman Madeleine Dean.

Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Delaware County (CREDIT: PA House of Representatives)
Female Pennsylvania Lawmakers React to Roe v. Wade Opinion

The women serving Pennsylvanians in Harrisburg and Washington didn’t hold back after news broke that the Supreme Court had drafted an opinion to ban Roe v. Wade.

From left, Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Rep. Lucy McBath, Ga., talk about their support for legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 31, 2022. The bill aims to keep consumers' out-of-pocket costs at no more than $35 per month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Only Two Republican US House Members from PA Voted to Keep Insulin Costs Down

Two of Pennsylvania’s Republicans in the US House joined their Democratic colleagues in passing legislation to keep the cost of insulin at $35 a month.

FILE - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016. Albright has died of cancer, her family said Wednesday, March 23, 2022.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Mourn the Passing of Madeleine Albright

Albright, the 1st female US secretary of state, has died of cancer at 84.

Employees of the Allentown, Pa., streets department work under a street near Jordan Park in Allentown, Pa., Friday, May 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pothole-Riddled Roads and Crumbling Bridges: What PA Projects Could Get Funding From the Infrastructure Bill?

Although not included in the final bill, 77 projects identified by Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation in an earlier version of the legislation could potentially receive funding from the billions earmarked for transportation upgrades in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

A poster bearing the image of voting rights icon John Lewis is seen during a news conference after the House of Representatives passed the The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
These Are the Nine Lawmakers from Pennsylvania Who Voted Against Restoring Voting Rights

The partisan vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act illustrates the strong divide between parties on American issues as fundamental as the right to vote.

In this image from video, Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)
See How Pennsylvania’s Congressional Members Have Voted on the Equality Act So Far

Democratic members of the US House of Representatives are calling on the US Senate to honor Pride Month by voting for the Equality Act.