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Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate Race Raises Simmering Divisions Inside PartyIn the beginning stages of the high stakes Democratic Senate primary, even the most progressive of candidates are downplaying the label.
President Joe Biden Announces Executive Actions Addressing Gun Violence Across United StatesPresident Joe Biden, in his first major gun control measures since taking office, is announcing executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing what the White House calls a “gun violence public health epidemic."
Pennsylvania Sen. Sharif Street Considering Running For U.S. Senate Seat In Next Year's ElectionSharif Street, a Democratic state senator from Philadelphia and the vice chair of the state Democratic Party, said he is considering running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat in next year’s election.
Montgomery County Board Of Commissioners Chairperson Dr. Val Arkoosh Running For Senate On Democratic TicketThe chairperson of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners said Monday she is seeking the 2022 Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.
Ahead Of May Primary, District Attorney Race Showing How Philadelphia Politics Can Be Rough, TumbleIn a rare move, Philadelphia’s Democratic Party is not endorsing any candidate for district attorney.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell Promoting President Biden's Spending Plan To Shore Up US InfrastructureFormer Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is promoting the president's spending plan to shore up the country's infrastructure.
Joe Biden Administration Working To Develop System For People To Prove They've Been VaccinatedThe Biden administration is currently working to develop a system for people to prove they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to a senior administration official.
Dr. Rachel Levine Confirmed As Assistant Secretary For Health; First Openly Transgender Federal OfficialLevine, the former Pennsylvania secretary of health, is the first openly transgender federal official.
President Biden To Make First Primetime Address Later This Week Marking Roughly 1-Year Anniversary Of COVID-19 Pandemic In USPresident Joe Biden will make his first primetime address later this week to mark roughly the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Biden, Democrats Prevail As Senate OKs $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief BillAll Democratic senators from the Delaware Valley voted yes while Republican Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey voted no.