ICYMI: John Fetterman “wasn’t happy” that Braddock Borough Council refused to be strong-armed into Mayoral nepotism

According to Collin Deppen from The Incline, Lt. Gov.-elect John Fetterman tried to engage in nepotism and crony politics by trying to strong-arm Braddock Borough Council into appointing his wife—Gisele Fetterman—as Mayor if he were to step down to focus on his statewide campaign. The story notes that: Months before John Fetterman was elected Pennsylvania’s […]

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Republican Party of Pennsylvania congratulates Senate Republican Caucus leadership team

Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus elected its slate of leaders for the 2019-2020 legislative session. As a result of Wednesday’s caucus meeting, the Senate Republicans elected: Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) as President Pro Tempore-Designee Sen. Jake Corman (R-Centre) as Majority Leader Sen. John Gordner (R-Columbia) as Majority Whip Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) as Senate […]

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Tom Wolf pressuring House members to support Nancy Pelosi

According to Politico, while some Democrats are leading a charge in opposition, Gov. Tom Wolf is helping to put his thumb on the scale to push Democrats in Congress to support Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the US House of Representatives. As their report from this morning notes: “Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York […]

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Republican Party of Pennsylvania congratulates new House Republican Caucus leadership team

Tuesday, the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus elected its slate of leaders for the 2019-2020 legislative session. As a result of Tuesday’s caucus meeting, the House Republicans elected: Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as Speaker-designee Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) as Majority Leader Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre) as Majority Whip Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York) as House Appropriations Committee […]

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PA GOP statement on 2018 election results

Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio, made the following statement on the results of the 2018 election: “I want to thank all of the candidates who chose to run for office. Running for elected office is never easy and I am grateful to all of our candidates who devoted their time, resources, and effort […]

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ICYMI: Election 2018: Voting underway, some report glitches

Several news media outlets across Pennsylvania are reporting on significant voting irregularities, particularly focused on “vote switches” or voters intending to vote a straight party ticket, but having the voting machine change their vote from Republican to Democrat. Some of these voters had their vote cast for Democrats, instead of Republicans as they intended. In […]

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Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman calls for investigation into liberal dark money organizations

At a Philadelphia press conference Friday, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio announced he has called on Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and US Attorney William McSwain to investigate liberal dark money organization PA Alliance Action. According to a news report this week, PA Alliance Action is the main contributor to Pennsylvania Fund for […]

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PA AFL-CIO continues Mike Hanna Jr.’s campaign of deception with new mailer

On Wednesday, October 31st, voters in the 76th District received a misleading mailer from the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, incorrectly informing voters to “Re-Elect Mike Hanna.” In response, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Jason Gottesman, made the following statement: “Once again, we see another deception from the Hanna Jr. campaign and his Harrisburg special interest allies attempting […]

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ICYMI: ‘Dark Money’ Playing Role In North Hills Senate Race, And Contests Statewide

WESA reported Wednesday morning that liberal “Dark Money” is being used to impact state House and Senate races across the Commonwealth. (‘Dark Money’ Playing Role In North Hills Senate Race, And Contests Statewide, WESA, Chris Potter & An-Li Herring, October 31, 2018). As the story notes, the main culprit—Philadelphia-based political action committee Pennsylvania Fund for […]

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