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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Demands Rep. Bernstine Apologize For Threatening Remarks

Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Brandon Cwalina issued the following statement in response to Representative Aaron Bernstine’s tweeted threats to peaceful protesters: “Representative Bernstine should not have to be reminded that the right to peaceably assemble is so fundamental to our democracy that it is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. His statement is ... Read more

Trump’s DACA Deal Divides GOP PA Senate Candidates

Addis Attacks Barletta As Career Politician Unable to Compromise While Congressman Barletta was tying himself in knots attempting to explain Trump’s DACA deal, his Senate primary rival Paul Addis slammed him as a career politician unable to compromise. See for yourself: “Since he began running for public office early in the last decade, Congressman Lou ... Read more

Law360: Ex-Steelers Star Tackling Race For Pa. High Court Seat

* If elected in November, Allegheny County Judge Dwayne Woodruff, a Democrat, would bring something never seen before: a Super Bowl ring. If elected, Judge Woodruff would be the first African-American to serve on the state’s highest court in 10 years. Now 60, the Duquesne University School of Law graduate moonlighted as an attorney during ... Read more

Congressman Barletta Catches Swamp Fever With Washington Spin

Congressman Lou Barletta wants Pennsylvanians to know that he thinks President Trump’s DACA deal is “perfect” but still opposes it. Congressman Barletta followed this vertigo-inducing spin by simultaneously praising and condemning bipartisan efforts to reform the immigration system.  “Clearly Congressman Barletta has contracted D.C. swamp fever,” said Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesman Max Steele. “His bizarre ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee Passes Package of Resolutions, Creates New Constituency Caucus

Pennsylvania Democrats gathered this weekend in Harrisburg for the annual Fall Meeting of the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee. On Friday the committee held its Keystone Dinner, and the full-capacity crowd heard from a dynamic lineup of speakers, including Senator Bob Casey, Congressman Matthew Cartwright, Justice Debra Todd, Judge Dwayne Woodruff, and keynote speaker Jason Kander. ... Read more

Pennsylvania Democrats Stand By DACA

President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA and thus remove nearly 800,000 people from our country, including more than 7,000 Pennsylvanians, from the United States was met with swift scorn from Pennsylvania’s Democrats. Check out the statements: Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania officials react to end of ‘Dreamers’ programU.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., a Scranton Democrat, said ... Read more

Pennsylvanians Protest Trump’s DACA Decision, Call On Congress To Act

President Trump this week decided to end DACA, which would remove nearly 800,000 people from our country, including more than 7,000 Pennsylvanians, who want nothing more than a better life and to contribute to our country. Trump gave Congress six months to make DACA into law, and Pennsylvanians from across the state went to their ... Read more

Philly.com: Pa. Joins More Than A Dozen States In Suit Over DACA Decision

* Pennsylvania, along with 14 other states and the District of Columbia, has filed a lawsuit against President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, with Attorney General Josh Shapiro arguing the move “violates the rule of law.” * “Whether or not you agree with the policy or support President ... Read more

ROUNDUP: Pennsylvania Democrats Rally In Support Of Our Judicial “Slate Of Eight”

Pennsylvania Democrats gathered in Pittsburgh yesterday to rally for the 2017 Democratic Judicial “Slate of Eight.” Governor Tom Wolf, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen, and other party leaders addressed the vital importance of electing the Democratic judicial candidates to their respective courts. The Democratic “Slate ... Read more

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