In a span of less than 14 hours on Monday, the West Virginia House of Representatives impeached all four of the justices on the state’s Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state.
The Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor called a young woman “young and naive”—and earned applause from his crowd of supporters—for asking if his stance that “body heat” causes climate change was influenced by thousands of dollars in contributions from the fossil fuel industry.
Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson went on an openly racist rant on Monday night warning viewers about “bewilderingly fast” demographic changes that are happening all over the country.
Democrat Conor Lamb’s upset victory in a Pennsylvania congressional race this week was largely symbolic. Because of the state’s newly redrawn congressional maps, the district will be gone in less than 10 months. What matters for Tuesday’s election, then, is not the seat, but what the party can learn from the results.
Tuesday night’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district technically still undecided, but Democrat Conor Lamb has declared victory in a district Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016.
On Wednesday—two weeks after a gunman killed 17 students and teachers at a school in Parkland, FL—a church in Newfoundland, PA, held a “commitment ceremony” where worshippers brought their guns to be blessed.
Disgraced Pennsylvania Congressman Pat Meehan—the same man who referred to a young female aide as his “soul mate” and subsequently announced that he would not seek re-election at the end of his term—will now be the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation, The Hill reported Tuesday evening.
On Tuesday, Donald Trump angrily tweeted at Pennsylvania Republicans, asking them to challenge a new congressional map drawn by the state’s highest court. Yesterday, they did, asking the U.S. Supreme Court in an emergency application to block the implementation of that map.
You may have heard that Pennsylvania has been going through some shit over the past few weeks. On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the state’s congressional maps, siding with the League of Women Voters and saying the maps represented an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
Our great arbiter-in-chief urged Pennsylvania Republicans on Tuesday morning to challenge the state’s new Congressional map, which the Pennslvania Supreme Court drew and published Monday after a weeks-long saga of partisan squabbling that saw Senate President pro tempore Joseph Scarnati refusing to send the court…
President Donald Trump has cursed Rep. Lou Barletta in his bid for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary by tweeting out praise for the congressman, who made a name for himself as a small–city mayor who implemented harsh anti–immigrant policies that courts later struck down.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that Pennsylvania must redraw its Congressional maps this month. The maps have been held up as among the worst examples of partisan gerrymandering in the country.
Just over a week after Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled that the state’s congressional districts were gerrymandered to provide an unconstitutional advantage to Republican candidates, one of its top Republican officials is doing everything he can to prevent the districts from being redrawn—even if it means defying a…
Pennsylvania’s deeply gerrymandered congressional district map is “clearly, plainly, and palpably” unconstitutional and must be redrawn before this year’s elections, according to a ruling issued earlier this month by the state supreme court. Nevertheless, Republicans would very much like to keep those unconstitutional…
Pennsylvania Rep. Pat “Obamacare Made Me Harass” Meehan told his campaign chairman that he will not seek reelection at the end of his term, the Philly Inquirer reports.
In a 5-2 decision, Pennsylvania’s top court ordered state lawmakers—who are overwhelmingly Republican—to re-draw the state’s congressional map, ruling that in its current iteration it “clearly, plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” because of partisan gerrymandering.
Mike Diebold, the police chief of Leechburg, PA, is behind bars this weekend after he was arrested and charged on Friday for setting up a sexual encounter with an online user he thought was a 14–year–old girl. As it turned out, his target actually was a fellow cop.
Pat Toomey is the Milford Man of the U.S. Senate. (He even hails, coincidentally, from Upper Milford Township.) Senator Toomey has all the vigor of a can of beige paint. If the Koch brothers had ever discovered an ideologically sympathetic sea cucumber, that sea cucumber could easily have followed the same career path…
I DEFINITELY DON’T LIKE MEN THAT WAY, is a perfectly normal response to your colleague, another state lawmaker, touching your arm during a public meeting, at least according to Pennsylvania state Representative Daryl Metcalfe.
When I moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a decade ago, it was easy to find affordable housing in safe neighborhoods. Some of the older white people who lived across the river spoke about how the place I lived had been overrun with drugs and prostitution, but by the time I came, the streets were quiet, the homes full…