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Biden visits collapsed bridge, touts infrastructure law

Jan. 28, 2022 22:07 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arriving just hours after a Pennsylvania bridge collapse, President Joe Biden stared into the cratered muddy earth where the aging span fell early Friday, striking evidence supporting the $1 trillion infrastructure law he already had planned to tout on his trip to Pittsburgh. ...

Key Pa. Dems to miss Biden visit, cite scheduling conflicts

Jan. 27, 2022 19:49 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will appear in Pittsburgh on Friday as an opening step in a broader campaign to promote the White House's achievements in key states before the midterm elections. But two of the three leading Democrats on Pennsylvania's statewide ballot...

Democrats' issue No. 1 in Senate race: Kill the filibuster

Jan. 20, 2022 18:01 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Getting rid of the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate is emerging as perhaps the most important issue in Pennsylvania’s competitive Democratic primary for an open Senate seat, as the party struggles to use its majority in Washington to advance its agenda. ...

Big GOP gubernatorial field crowds onto stage for 1st time

Jan. 05, 2022 21:45 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than a dozen Republican candidates for governor appeared on stage together for the first time Wednesday evening in a question-and-answer session that inspired a lot of agreement, some attempts to stand out and a couple sideswipes. Thirteen candidates...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Dec. 08, 2021 09:22 AM EST

Philadelphia Inquirer. Dec. 2, 2021. Editorial: How Pa. can protect abortion rights no matter what the Supreme Court decides The future of abortion in Pennsylvania is going to be decided in 2022 — not only by nine U.S. Supreme Court justices but by millions of voters...

Big GOP governor's field could grow with Corman announcement

Nov. 05, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor in next year's election, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night. The event is billed as a “special...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 03, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nov. 1, 2021. Editorial: Time to rein in leadership PACs In politics, money is power. No secret there. But we mean this in a different way than usual. Most of the time, when people...