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In this file photo, protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold signs to ban fur in Los Angeles prior to a news conference at Los Angeles City.
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AP News
October 12, 2019 - 3:37 pm
California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey at a meeting with reporters.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who met with reporters at his Philadelphia office Friday, says he's "cautiously optimistic" about his gun background check bill after some tweaks suggested by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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State Sen. Mike Folmer
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 8:11 am
Senate officials say a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who is facing child pornography possession charges has resigned. Read the latest here.
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State Sen. Mike Folmer
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Justin Udo
September 17, 2019 - 9:58 pm
A Pennsylvania state lawmaker is facing child pornography possession charges after authorities say a social media website told them the user had uploaded an image using their service. Read more here.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during a campaign stop on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Allen University in Columbia, S.C.
Meg Kinnard/AP Photo
May 06, 2019 - 9:47 am
By Elana Schor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing is one of more than a dozen specific proposals...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
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March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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15 February 2013 - Washington, DC - Harris Wofford, former Pennsylvania Sen., and former CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, waits to receive his 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
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Pat Loeb
February 26, 2019 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A memorial is set for Saturday in honor of Pennsylvania's former labor secretary and U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford at Wofford's alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, D.C. Wofford died on Jan. 21 , but it took some time to plan the proper public send-off. His son, Dan...
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Democratic Party
Dreamstime
January 29, 2019 - 8:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey senator says she's switching political parties from Republican to Democrat. In a written statment, Sen. Dawn M. Addiego of the state's 8th District said, "My core values that originally drew me to the Republican Party have not changed, but the party...
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California Sen. Kamala Harris appears at a fundraiser for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., of which she is a member, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Columbia, S.C.
AP Photo/Meg Kinnard
January 27, 2019 - 10:29 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's the kind of leader who can unify the country and would fight for the needs of all Americans. The first-term California senator, who announced her candidacy on Monday, planned a speech at a rally in Oakland, her...
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