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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States To Ban AbortionThe Supreme Court on Friday stripped away the nation's constitutional protections for abortion that had stood for nearly a half-century.
Philadelphia DA Calls On Pennsylvania District Attorneys To Vow To Protect Abortion Rights After Roe v. Wade OverturnedKrasner, who is no longer part of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, says he would like district attorneys from all 66 counties in the commonwealth outside of Philadelphia to commit to using their bully pulpit and use their discretion to vigorously protect women.
Congress Sends Landmark Gun Violence Compromise To BidenThe House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades on Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists.
Roe v. Wade Overturned: Officials In Philadelphia Region React To Supreme Court Ruling Allowing States To Ban AbortionOn Friday, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Here's how local officials reacted to the news.
Jan. 6 Takeaways: Trump Risked Provoking 'Constitutional Crisis;' At Least 5 Republican Congressmen Sought PardonsThe House Jan. 6 committee used Thursday's hearing to show Donald Trump pushed to install a loyalist atop the Justice Department who would pursue the then-president's false claims of voter fraud.
Top Philadelphia Elections Official Testifies To House Subcommittee On Disinformation, Damage To American DemocracyLisa Deeley is chair of the three-member commission that oversees elections in the city. 
Biden Will Call For 3-Month Suspension Of Gas Tax, Though Officials Acknowledge It 'Alone Won't Fix The Problem'Biden will also call on states to take steps to remove their own taxes on gas and diesel.
President Biden Expected To Back Federal Gas Tax Holiday As He Ramps Up Criticism Of Oil Industry Amid Soaring PricesWhite House officials had been weighing support for the proposal, which would pause the 18.3-cents-per-gallon tax on gas.
Jan. 6 Takeaways: Trump's State Playbook; 'Hateful Threats'The hearing also examined how Trump’s threats put state officials in danger.
President Biden Nearing Decisions On Gas Tax Holiday, Student Loans As He Tries To Tame Costs"I hope to have a decision based on the data I'm looking for by the end the week," Biden told reporters by the seaside in Rehoboth Beach.