State Sen. Daylin Leach
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Jim Melwert
June 08, 2020 - 5:38 pm
After this term, Democratic state Sen. Daylin Leach’s 17-year run as a state legislator is coming to an end after losing his primary race to Amanda Cappelletti. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 03, 2020 - 8:25 pm
On Wednesday evening, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program reform bill by voice vote. The bill was previously passed by the House and now awaits President Donald Trump’s signature.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
The tug of war between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled legislature continues over how fast to reopen businesses in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2020 - 7:44 am
The House of Representatives approved a $484 billion relief package Thursday night to e ase the economic toll for small businesses and hospitals, as well as fund expanded coronavirus testing. Read more here.
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Senate Minority Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks on the Senate floor, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 at the Capitol in Washington.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 9:27 pm
Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump arrives with first lady Melania Trump to sign the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base.
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AP News
December 20, 2019 - 8:26 pm
President Donald Trump was heading south to sunny Florida on Friday after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Read more here.
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 Senate Majority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell attends a press conference with members of the Senate Republican leadership on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge the matter entirely.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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August 05, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally a nation against...
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Cindy Hyde-Smith
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July 25, 2019 - 1:01 pm
By Ted Barrett and Kevin Collier, CNN (CNN) -- Republicans in the Senate have twice in 24 hours blocked the advancement of bills aimed at strengthening election security just hours after former special counsel Robert Mueller warned of the continued threat that foreign powers interfering in US...
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., left, arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
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AP News
July 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Lisa Mascaro AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Passage was assured after centrists...
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