Stories tagged: "Matt Cartwright"


Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., arrives for a federal health care law informational town hall meeting, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the Sovereign Majestic Theater in Pottsville, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
New Poll Shows Tight Congressional Race in NEPA

A new poll shows a tight race between Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright and Republican challenger Jim Bognet in Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district.

Jim Bognet, Republican Candidate for U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th District addresses a campaign rally at the Westmoreland Fair Grounds in Greensburg, Pa, Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Another Republican is Spreading Lies About the IRS; This One is Running for Congress in Pennsylvania

Trump-endorsed Republican candidate for US House Jim Bognet has jumped on the GOP bandwagon spreading misinformation about the IRS and the Inflation Reduction Act.

President Joe Biden announces a ban on Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia's economy in retaliation for its invasion of Ukraine, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
PA Congressional Lawmakers Support Ban On Russian Energy Imports

The US took a stand and became the first nation to ban Russian energy imports, which account for less than 10% of overall oil imports in America.

An Amtrak train departs 30th Street Station in Philadelphia in October 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
NEPA Lawmakers: Scranton-to-NYC Passenger Rail Service Makes Perfect Sense for Our Region

"Amtrak’s passenger rail service from Scranton to NYC would enhance job growth and tourism for the region."

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.

Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, is greeted by AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, before he speaks to a crowd before the annual Labor Day parade on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Elected Leaders From Across Pennsylvania Honor Trumka as Labor ‘Champion’

Elected leaders from around Pennsylvania honored labor leader Richard Trumka, who died Thursday.

Hillary Rothrock talked about how important the American Jobs Plan would be for people in her industry.
How Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Could Help Home Healthcare Workers

Workers hope President Biden's American Jobs Plan will help home healthcare workers' industry.