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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.

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.

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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.

Campaigns & Elections

Mehmet Oz formally concedes Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race to John Fetterman

The concession brings an end to a bitter feud for the state’s open Senate seat.

News & Politics

Shapiro claims victory as Mastriano stops short of conceding

The AP and other media outlets called the governor’s race for Shapiro Tuesday night.

News & Politics

UPDATE: State House and Senate key races: 2022 general election results

After a chaotic redistricting process, Republicans are hoping to retain control of both chambers of the General Assembly.

News & Politics

UPDATE: 2022 Pennsylvania congressional general election results

A roundup of closely watched races in the Keystone State.

Campaigns & Elections

Pennsylvania candidates for governor and U.S. Senate cast their ballots

The polls opened at 7 a.m. and the state’s top contenders have already voted.