The latest from PA Dems

Governor Wolf And Senator Casey Announce $3 Million For LGBT-Friendly Affordable Housing

* Pennsylvania has invested a multi-million dollar grant to a project that will provide affordable housing in Philadelphia for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community at risk of homeGovernor Wolf And Senator Casey Announce $3 Million For LGBT-Friendly Affordable Housinglessness. * “Nationwide, 40 percent of homeless young adults identify as LGBTQ, ... Read more

VIDEO: Trump Spokeswoman Slams Toomey On CNN

Calls Toomey A “Supposed Republican,” A “RINO,” Who’s Not Doing Himself “Any Favors” Cowering From Trump Pat Toomey may not win re-election, but in this time of bitter partisanship he has provided folks across the political spectrum one area of common-ground. On CNN yesterday, Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes went after Toomey and predicted he ... Read more

Candidate Spotlight: Leanne Krueger-Braneky


State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky represents Pennsylvania’s 161st Legislative District in Delaware County, and is running for re-election in November. Leanne currently serves on several legislative committees, including Children & Youth, Environmental Resources & Energy, Labor & Industry, and Liquor Control. She is a progressive champion, and a tireless advocate for women, children, the environment, and working ... Read more

Candidate Spotlight: Phillips Armstrong


Phillips Armstrong is a candidate for State Representative in Pennsylvania’s 183rd Legislative District covering sections of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Early in life, Phil’s mother instilled in him the importance of a hard work ethic and a dedication to making a difference in the community. These life lessons motivated Phil to choose a path improving the lives ... Read more

As Halloween Approaches, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Launches Website Highlighting Republicans Running Scared From Trump

Trump Has Been a Nightmare for the Pennsylvania GOP During Donald Trump’s visit to Pennsylvania today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party launched a new website, The website highlights Republican members of the Pennsylvania congressional delegation and prominent Keystone State Republicans getting spooked and having to distance themselves from more and more of Trump’s comments and ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Statement On The PA GOP’s Lawsuit

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen issued the following statement on the PA GOP’s lawsuit: “I believe this publicity stunt of a lawsuit will be found unconstitutional. This is just another way for the Republicans to avoid talking about issues. Pennsylvanians must know that their sacred right to vote will be defended; more people ... Read more

ICYMI: Pennlive Endorses Democrat Josh Shapiro For Attorney General

* With his progressive vision for the office and edge in management experience, we believe Shapiro is better suited for the job of restoring credibility and stability to an office that badly needs both.  * Among his marquee proposals for the Attorney General’s Office is the institution of a code of conduct that would set ... Read more

ICYMI: Philadelphia Inquirer Endorses Steve Santarsiero For Congress

* Because of his character and legislative experience, the Inquirer endorses STEVE SANTARSIERO in the Eighth District. * Santarsiero’s admirable sense of duty and service spurred him to quit his job as a lawyer after 9/11 to teach high school American history and economics. * His provision to ban use of government funds for campaign ... Read more

PolitiFact​ PA​:​ ​Mostly True – Toomey Supported Privatizing Social Security, Giving Billions In Fees To Wall Street​

* Toomey has supported partial privatization of Social Security. In the plan he wrote about — and plans favored by past politicians — young workers were expected to invest in stocks and mutual funds that are synonymous with Wall Street. The companies with whom people did their investing would earn sizable fees. PolitiFact Pennsylvania: The ... Read more

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