A stalwart of the political scene since 1987, Nancy Pelosi will go down in history as a uniquely effective speaker of the House. Rumors have begun to circulate that she may retire this year. What will that mean for the national political landscape?
Democrats are mounting an impassioned bid to advance their long-stalled voting, ethics and elections package on MLK Day. If it's blocked, the …
Despite a campaign by Democrats to discredit his record, Harry Shaver won reelection in November 1949 as Cumberland County sheriff.
On a somber day in the U.S. Capitol stood a former Republican vice president fiercely opposed and reviled by Democrats. He recalled his time: "There were no differences when it came to both parties' devotion to the idea of democracy."
One of the most critical yet opaque decisions that governments make is the redrawing of legislative district lines every 10 years after the U.…
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the Democratic Party's presumed nominee for governor, on Tuesday endorsed a Pittsburgh-area state lawmaker, Austin Davis, to be his running mate and lieutenant governor.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2022. There are 352 days left in the year.
The U.S. is expanding COVID-19 boosters as it confronts the omicron surge, with the Food and Drug Administration allowing extra Pfizer shots f…
The U.S. Senate will vote on filibuster rules changes to advance stalled voting legislation that Democrats say is needed to protect democracy, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced.
You know that old tale about the guy stranded on a rooftop during a flood who beseeches God to rescue him? A neighbor in a rowboat comes and o…
Let’s start by saying that what they are doing is perfectly legal.
What's next for the Democrats' $2 trillion "Build Back Better" bill? White House, Democrats try to find a path forward. Here's the latest.
It's exactly the scenario Democrats had worked for months to avoid -- but now find themselves confronting.
2021 proved to be a complicated year for President Joe Biden. While Democrats praised the passing of his infrastructure bill, much of the public's attention focused on the chaos of the Afghanistan withdrawal and continued uncertainty around COVID-19. Experts offer their insights on Biden's year in the White House.
The vote on maps for 203 House seats and 50 Senate seats will trigger a period of public comment and objections.
Much of Wednesday’s debate in court revolved around whether the Senate’s inquiry was legitimate, and whether Republican senators and a contractor have a right to information protected by privacy laws.
Currently, state Supreme Court justices and lower-court judges serve 10-year terms, without limit on the number, until they reach the mandatory retirement age of 75.
NPR News reports a recent poll suggests Americans are beginning to lose faith in President Joe Biden and the Democratic party. According to th…
What happens when a confirmed shopaholic marries a notorious cheapskate?
Today is Thursday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2021. There are 15 days left in the year.
A desperately needed bounce in public acclaim following President Biden’s signing of the $1 trillion infrastructure proposal has yet to materi…