Stories tagged: "Mastriano"

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Nearly 60% of PA Voters Agree That Pro-Choice Politicians Are Standing Up For More Freedoms

The future of reproductive freedom in Pennsylvania hinges on November’s races for governor and US Senate between pro-choice Democrats and anti-abortion Republicans. With just two weeks to go until Election Day, a new poll finds that a majority of voters in the commonwealth believe pro-choice lawmakers are standing up for individual freedom more than anti-abortion lawmakers.

Pennsylvania Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro speaking at the Keystone candidate forum held at the Bok Building in Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 2022. (Photo: The Keystone)
‘Your Rights and Your Future That Are on the Line’: Josh Shapiro on Why He’s the Right Candidate to Be Pennsylvania’s Next Governor

“I’m running against by far the most dangerous and extreme candidate ever to run for governor in Pennsylvania,” Shapiro said of his opponent, Republican Doug Mastriano. “My opponent wants to strip away state law, with no exception, and we learned just about two weeks ago that he wants to charge women with murder who have an abortion.”

Latrelle Jackson (far left) marches with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on August 18, 2022 in Philadelphia. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for SEIU)
OP-ED: “I Deserve a Fair Wage and the Right to Unionize, so I’m Voting for Josh Shapiro”

Latrelle Jackson is one of many Pennsylvanians working two jobs to make ends meet. In this op-ed, he explains why Pennsylvania workers need Josh Shapiro fighting for them in Harrisburg.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, takes part in a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Far-Right Extremist Doug Mastriano Employs ‘40 Days of Fasting and Prayer’ to Help His Ailing Campaign for Governor

Pennsylvania’s Republican candidate for governor has embraced Christian Nationalism, and now he’s asking his followers to pray for him and his campaign.

Police vehicles are parked at Roxborough High School near where multiple people were shot in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Authorities have identified the 14-year-old youth killed in a shooting on Tuesday that also wounded several other teens as they walked away from a Philadelphia high school athletic field after a football scrimmage.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Deadly Shooting Outside Philadelphia School is a Grim Reminder of What’s at Stake in Pa. on Election Day

Despite a surge in gun deaths in Pennsylvania over the last decade, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg and Washington have consistently voted against gun safety laws. This Election Day offers voters a chance for change.

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Mastriano Vows To Bring Right To Work To Pennsylvania If He Wins

While Doug Mastriano’s extreme positions on everything from abortion to insurrection to defunding public education have received a great deal of media attention over the course of his campaign, much less attention is being paid to his plans to decimate the conditions and wages in Pennsylvania’s workplaces. Mastriano, the GOP candidate for governor, is a...

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
5 Takeaways From Donald Trump’s Wilkes-Barre Rally

The former president was in NEPA Saturday to rally for Dr. Oz, Doug Mastriano, and Jim Bognet. In the end, it was all about Trump.