Congressional News

Brittany Foster PoliticsPA Following the withdrawal of Democrat Mike Parrish from the race for PA-6, political analyst Larry Sabato moved the rating of the seat from Toss Up to Leans Republican. To read more, click here.
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding DCCC’s diminishing support for Pennsylvania Democrats. “Pennsylvania is a national leader with our 13 Republican-held Congressional seats. Our strength continues to be the outstanding members and candidates that have forced the Democrats to pick up and move on to other [...] Read More
By Representative Mike Kelly Washington Times At last week’s Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands, President Obama assessed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and determined that “it would be dishonest to suggest there is a simple solution” to Russia’s lawless capture of Crimea. Fifty years ago, president-to-be Ronald Reagan addressed the challenge of that era’s much more daunting Russian domination and [...] Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding news that the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has selected 6th Congressional District candidate Ryan Costello as an ‘On the Radar’ candidate in their ‘Young Guns’ program. “Congratulations to Ryan Costello for his recognition as a strong Republican candidate in our [...] Read More
Jordan Krom PoliticsPA As part of their efforts to keep businesses in the minds of legislators, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded three Pennsylvania representatives with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for pro-business voting. Congressmen Lou Barletta (R-Luzerne), Joe Pitts (R-Reading), Pat Meehan (R-Delaware), Jim Gerlach (R-Chester) and Keith Rothfus (R-Allegheny) each received the award. [...] Read More
Brittany Foster PoliticsPA The National Republican Campaign Committee put Chester County Commissioner and congressional candidate Ryan Costello “On the Radar” in their Young Guns program. “I am confident that Ryan Costello will be a successful and dedicated member of this program and that he will continue to work hard to reach the crucial campaign benchmarks [...] Read More
Representative Scott Perry (R-York) officially announced his re-election bid for Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district. “I ran for Congress two years ago because I want the American legacy we pass to our children to be stronger than the one we inherited,” Perry said. “Every constituent I talk with feels the same way -regardless of political party.” [...] Read More
John Kopp Delaware County Daily Times Fresh off delivering the Republican Party rebuttal to the State of the Union address, Cathy McMorris Rodgers joined fellow U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan to host a Women in Business roundtable discussion Friday at Main Line Health. McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Meehan, R-7, of Upper Darby, spearheaded a discussion that [...] Read More
Kendal Gapinski Pottstown Mercury U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-7th Dist., is continuing to question the Pentagon and Greek government after the parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece discovered that his body had been sent home without a heart. Craig and Beverly LaLoup, of the Coatesville area, said that after their [...] Read More
HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Congressman Jim Gerlach’s decision to not seek reelection in the 2014 election cycle. “Pennsylvania is a better place because of Congressman Jim Gerlach’s service. Throughout his time in Congress, Jim Gerlach has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of his constituents [...] Read More