Stories tagged: "republicans"


Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against. All nine of Pennsylvania’s Republican US House representatives voted against a bill aimed at combating “price gouging” on gasoline as...

Abortion rights activist demonstrate at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Here’s Where The Candidates in the Governor’s Race Stand on Abortion

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, the decision on abortion rights will be determined at the state level. In Pennsylvania, what exactly that means might just come down to who is elected governor in November.

FILE - Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin takes part in a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa., April 1, 2022.  Mastriano, supports an abortion ban starting at six weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for rape, incest or saving the life of the mother. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
‘Big Lie’ Believer Doug Mastriano Leads the GOP Pack in Primary Race for Governor

State Sen. Doug Mastriano is one of Pennsylvania’s most visible 2020 election conspiracy theorists. He’s now the leading Republican nominee for governor, according to a new poll.

Women's rights advocates demonstrate against recent abortion bans in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republican Candidates Threaten Pro-Choice Commonwealth Policies

Democratic candidates for Governor and Senate have been equally forceful in their public support for abortion access, while their opponents in the GOP are universally against the right.

Dark Money Gaining Ground In The War On Education

In Pennsylvania, this movement is taking shape in a number of ways. For example, the state legislature is currently evaluating the merits of HB 1532, which outlaws the teaching of “racist and sexist concepts” but accurately defines neither — making it impossible to know when a law has been broken.

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New Poll Shows Fetterman With 20 Point Lead In Democratic Field; Three Republicans In A Tight Race

A new Monmouth University poll released Wednesday shows the Democratic primary for United States Senate has a clear front-runner: Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman. The Republicans, meanwhile, have a tight three-way race for the nomination. In the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate: John Fetterman garnered the support of 44% of poll respondents while Congressman Conor Lamb...

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Jake Corman Exits Race for Pennsylvania Governor, Then Enters Again

Jake Corman is out of the running for the GOP nomination for governor, leaving eight candidates on the May primary ballot.