Tag: Republican

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Musical chairs
May 26, 2016 AT 4:08 PM
Sources say two names are emerging as strong favorites to replace longtime state Republican Party Chairman Rob Gleason. Stradley Ronon lawyer Val DiGiorgio, who chairs the Chester County GOP, and...
Party agenda
Jul 19, 2016 AT 3:32 PM
Pennsylvania’s Republican delegates got a hat tip from the national party in the form of surprise speaker visits at their hotel, the Doubletree in Westlake, Ohio. “Speaker Paul Ryan and...
Sign o' the times
Jul 21, 2016 AT 1:53 PM
While some Republicans in the state fret about their association with Donald Trump – even skipping the Republican National Convention altogether to avoid affiliation-by-osmosis – PA Sen....
RNC 2016
Jul 22, 2016 AT 7:34 AM
As the most unusual Republican National Convention in decades winds down, Pennsylvania delegates’ reflections on the event revealed a state agenda that would probably have been critiqued as too...
DNC 2016
Jul 22, 2016 AT 3:09 PM
Welcome to Philadelphia and the 2016 Democratic National Convention! That faint chanting? No, you heard correctly: They’re not saying “Hillary for President.” They’re saying...
DNC – Day One
Jul 26, 2016 AT 7:47 PM
Yellow police tape strewn everywhere, a Hillary Clinton mannequin behind bars, larger-than-life cutouts of indicted Democratic politicians: These are just a few of the signs that the party thrown...
Supermajority Rules
Jan 6, 2017 AT 4:34 PM
After a historic election that saw them gain a supermajority, PA Senate Republicans are apparently attempting to increase their majorities in crucial legislative committees. Sources familiar with...
Supermajority Rules
Jan 17, 2017 AT 4:15 PM
In the PA Senate, it’s good to be the king. Among several powers afforded to the Senate President Pro Tempore is the ability to determine the size and membership of standing committees, the crucial...
Sanctuary Cities
Jan 25, 2017 AT 4:21 PM
Like virtually all politicians who win re-election, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey returned to Capitol Hill eager to get back to last session’s unfinished business. Unlike other elected officials, though,...
Supermajority Rules
Jan 31, 2017 AT 5:15 PM
Amid a flurry of legislation, PA Senate Republicans wasted no time capitalizing on its supermajority status, passing a raft of conservative bills through legislative committees. Issues included the...