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U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson stumps for GOP candidates in PA

Johnson traveled to Pennsylvania this week to boost Republican candidates, including U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Rob Bresnahan.

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Shapiro touts Pennsylvania as the ‘Great American Getaway’ ahead of 2026 events

The governor revealed a new state tourism brand a day before revealing programming for the America250 celebration in 2026

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A guide to Pennsylvania’s auditor general race

Republican Tim DeFoor and Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta face off in the race for the state’s top fiscal watchdog

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Sen. Scott Martin talks PA budget, Senate GOP tax cut proposal

Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin was this month’s PA Press Club speaker.

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Five for Friday: General Assembly edition

We break down some measures approved by Harrisburg lawmakers

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Philly’s IT department fires long-tenured staff amid high-level shakeup

At least four top-level positions were eliminated in a restructuring following the appointment of new CIO Melissa Scott.

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New poll shows Trump, Casey with slight leads in PA

A new Pennsylvania survey offers a glimpse into races for president, U.S. Senate and attorney general.

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Five for Friday: Monitoring the fallout from Pennsylvania's campus protests

From protests at Penn to congressional action on antisemitism, we look at the top takeaways from a week of pro-Palestinian protests in the commonwealth.

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Campus protests foment fault lines between Democratic lawmakers in PA

Pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses have further exposed officials’ thoughts on the Israel-Hamas conflict

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Five for Friday: A way-too-early general election preview, part one

From the state’s top auditor to the U.S. presidency, we take a look at five statewide races worth watching this fall.

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Capitol changes: Legislative races that could shift power in Harrisburg

City & State recaps key state House primaries

Decision 2024

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Janelle Stelson wins PA-10 Democratic primary

Stelson will face off against Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry in the fall

Decision 2024

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Eugene DePasquale, Dave Sunday will battle for Attorney General in November

DePasquale, a Democrat, and Sunday, a Republican, lapped their respective fields on Tuesday to set up the general election battle.

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Malcolm Kenyatta wins Democratic primary for auditor general

The Philadelphia state Rep. is the first openly LGBTQ candidate nominated for a state row office

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Ryan Mackenzie wins Republican primary in 7th congressional district

The GOP nominee will go up against Democratic U.S. Rep. Susan Wild in November

Decision 2024

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How the Israel-Hamas conflict is influencing politics in Pennsylvania

“Uncommitted” votes, a push to divest from Israel bonds and a fraught congressional primary are just some of the ways the war in Gaza has come home.

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Five for Friday: What to watch for in Tuesday’s primary election

Several local and statewide races could indicate where voters are heading ahead of November

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Inside the vault: Democrats share their vision for the Pennsylvania Treasury

Democrats Ryan Bizzarro and Erin McClelland are vying for the Democratic nomination in 2024.

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Kennedy family members endorse President Joe Biden in Philadelphia

Biden stopped in Philly Thursday on the third leg of Pennsylvania trip

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Ehasz picks up 9 endorsements from state and local Democrats

The endorsements add to Ehasz’s growing list of supporters as she eyes a rematch against U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.