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News & Politics

Josh Shapiro hires longtime aide Dana Fritz as chief of staff

Serving as Shapiro’s top adviser, Fritz will help build a new administration in Harrisburg.

Campaigns & Elections

Patriot Polling, the brainchild of teenagers, is making its mark on the political surveying landscape

How two high school students formed their own polling firm and captured the eye of the nation’s polling pros.

Capitol Beat

Select committee investigating Larry Krasner releases final recommendations

The committee’s report includes calls to increase police funding and allow recall elections in Philadelphia.

Capitol Beat

Senate Republicans say they will begin Krasner impeachment process next week

Republican lawmakers are aiming to hold the impeachment trial in January.

News & Politics

House Republicans end session with new leaders and a bone to pick with Democrats

Republicans chose new party leaders for the first time since losing their majority in the midterms.

Criminal Justice

Krasner hits GOP in post-impeachment presser

Krasner and Philadelphia officials criticize the impeachment effort and called it an effort to ‘silence’ voters.

Campaigns & Elections

PA House Democrats secure majority with Todd Stephens’ concession

Democrat Melissa Cerrato will represent the 151st House District in Harrisburg.

Campaigns & Elections

How ten-sided dice play into Pennsylvania’s post-election audit

Department of State officials rolled ten-sided dice to generate a seed number needed for a post-election audit.

Campaigns & Elections

Shapiro begins gubernatorial transition

The Democratic governor-elect announced three transition appointments and shed light on his future as attorney general.

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Capitol Beat

House votes to impeach Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

State representatives voted 107-85 to adopt the articles of impeachment and send them to the Senate for trial.

Campaigns & Elections

Senate lawmakers elect new caucus leaders for 2023-24 session. Here’s who they are.

Kim Ward is elected president pro tempore, while Joe Pittman takes over as majority leader.

Capitol Beat

Kim Ward becomes first woman to be appointed president pro tempore of the state Senate

The Westmoreland County Republican will succeed Jake Corman after spending the past two years as the Senate’s first female majority leader.

Capitol Beat

House committee approves articles of impeachment against Larry Krasner

Democrats call the move a ‘weaponization’ of law for ‘partisan political purposes.’

Campaigns & Elections

Here’s what Doug Mastriano said – and didn’t say – in his concession speech

Mastriano wished Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro well and said the state is in need of election law changes.

Campaigns & Elections

5 storylines to follow in the wake of Pennsylvania’s midterm elections

A recap of some of the major themes coming out of Election Day.

Campaigns & Elections

Democrats claim they’ve flipped the state House blue

It would be the first time Democrats have taken control of the House in more than a decade.