Prosecutors in multiple states are investigating false Electoral College submissions

Prosecutors in multiple states are investigating false Electoral College submissions

This post was originally published on this site Legal experts say the illegitimate submissions should motivate Congress to update the Electoral Count Act and “firm up the guardrails” of democracy. (Image credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

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Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

This post was originally published on this site WASHINGTON — Republican state lawmakers across the country are ramping up their drive to enact voting and election-related laws in time for crucial 2022 midterm elections. As federal legislation that would limit state-level voting restrictions appears stymied in Washington, Republicans in the...

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Pennsylvania Republicans Float A Plan For A Gerrymandering Power Grab

Pennsylvania Republicans Float A Plan For A Gerrymandering Power Grab

This post was originally published on this site New district maps for Pennsylvania’s state legislature have received preliminary approval from a state commission — and prompted outrage from Pennsylvania House Republicans, for whom the maps are not red enough.

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David McCormick announces bid for US Senate in Pennsylvania

David McCormick announces bid for US Senate in Pennsylvania

This post was originally published on this siteDavid McCormick, a Republican hedge fund executive, is running for the US Senate in Pennsylvania, he formally announced Thursday morning.

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As officials make pitch, Pittsburgh in the running to host 2024 RNC

As officials make pitch, Pittsburgh in the running to host 2024 RNC

This post was originally published on this site Politico reports that Pittsburgh is among the finalists to host the Republican National Convention. Also in the running: Milwaukee, Nashville, and Salt Lake City. The latter two, it must be candidly said, are a shade or two redder than the Steel City....

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Control of the Senate in 2022 hinges on these 10 races

Control of the Senate in 2022 hinges on these 10 races

This post was originally published on this site The fate of the U.S. Senate may hinge on the following top 5 battleground states: Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Wisconsin when the 2022 midterm election rolls around.. “For a few months, Georgia was the center of the American political universe. Biden...

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Racial reckoning turns focus to roadside historical markers

Racial reckoning turns focus to roadside historical markers

This post was originally published on this site Pennsylvania is reviewing its 2,500 roadside markers, scrutinizing factual errors, inadequate historical context, and racist or otherwise inappropriate references. (Image credit: Keith Srakocic/AP)

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GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

This post was originally published on this siteLaurie Snell — the estranged wife of Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell — was awarded primary physical custody and sole legal custody of the couple’s three children, according to a judge’s order that was made public Monday.

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Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Shapiro, the state’s attorney general and a Democratic candidate for governor, has been on the forefront of legal efforts to defend the 2020 election.

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Fetterman raises nearly $2.7 million in third quarter

Fetterman raises nearly $2.7 million in third quarter

This post was originally published on this sitePennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) raised nearly $2.7 million in the third quarter of 2021 for his Senate bid next year, bolstering his financial standing in what is expected to be a hard-fought Democratic primary.Fetterman’s campaign said in…

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