A new poll released this week shows Republican congressman Brian Fitzpatrick leading his Democratic opponent by 7 points among potential voters but also indicates a tight race if turnout is better for Democrats than in previous elections.
Progressive Democrats notched a big victory over their establishment counterparts in Pennsylvania’s Democratic primary Tuesday as an insurgent candidate backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) upset the incumbent lieutenant governor.
A candidate in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District was spotted driving a Mercedes E Class BlueTEC luxury sedan to a recent campaign event despite telling a local paper he doesn’t “drive fancy cars.”
A Pennsylvania Democratic House candidate in the PA-1 district—formerly PA-8—advocated for new gun-control laws in a new ad and fundraising email sent on Tuesday.
Rep. Charlie Dent (R., Penn.) announced Tuesday his intention to resign in May, saying he will continue giving voice to those in the “sensible center” of American politics.
A school district in Erie, Pennsylvania has armed its teachers with miniature baseball bats to use as a last resort against active shooters.
Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania summed up his climate plan as “the quieter the better” in a face-to-face meeting with billionaire activist Tom Steyer in 2017, according to emails from a source with knowledge of the meeting.
Republican Rep. Ryan Costello (Pa.) announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in his suburban Philadelphia district, citing the level of hatred that has permeated the national political environment, especially “from the left.”
Democrat Conor Lamb has been working behind the scenes to push back against concerns in the Jewish community over a Washington Free Beacon report on his statement that the Israeli government deliberately targeted civilians and was guilty of terrorism.
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would hear arguments in the case of a Pennsylvania farm owner whose case could potentially overturn part of a previous ruling that critics have attacked as making it much harder for property owners to protect their rights in federal court.