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Scott Wagner Refuses To Denounce Violence, Racism, And Bigotry In Charlottesville

Scott Wagner, who is hoping to represent all Pennsylvanians as Governor, has flatly refused to denounce the violence, racism, and bigotry that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend. “While Democrats and Republicans across the country swiftly condemned bigoted and racist behavior, Scott Wagner hasn’t said a word,” said Sinceré Harris, executive director of the Pennsylvania Democratic ... Read more

PA Dems Call On Daryl Metcalfe To Resign After Failing To Disavow White Supremacist-Led Violence In Charlottesville

State Representative Daryl Metcalfe heads the PA House’s powerful State Government Committee. He also has invited white supremacists to support his positions in Harrisburg, defended white supremacists, and just yesterday, refused to condemn the white supremacist-led violence in Charlottesville. “Daryl Metcalfe’s intolerance and refusal to disavow white supremacists has gone on in Harrisburg long enough,” ... Read more

Newsworks: EPA Caves The Day After Pa. & Other States Sue Over Ozone

* The day after Pennsylvania, 14 other states and the District of Columbia sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its plan to delay implementation of new clean air standards, the EPA reversed course and says it will implement them on time. * Shapiro said the data and science are clear, and it’s time to work ... Read more

Ethics Controversy Derails Barletta’s Campaign Rollout

Brutal Headlines Welcome Congressman to Senate Race Congressman Lou Barletta and his allies have spent the first week of his Senate campaign insisting they did not break House Rules or federal law in the very first interview of his candidacy. The ethical cloud that has hung over Congressman Barletta his entire career now casts a ... Read more

Allentown Morning Call: Pa. Dems File Ethics Complaint Over Barletta TV Interview

* The Pennsylvania Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta over a television interview this week in which the Republican congressman stood in his district office answering questions about the Senate bid he’s expected to announce soon. * The complaint filed Wednesday cites the House Ethics Manual’s instruction that taxpayer-funded ... Read more

After 3 Days, Paul Mango Still Can’t Point To A Single Job He’s Created In PA

Earlier this week, a bombshell story outlined how gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango lied about creating jobs in Pennsylvania. From the story: “…despite making extravagant claims about Mango’s skills as a job-creator, Mango’s campaign couldn’t produce a single example – anywhere in Pennsylvania – where he had done that. In fact, the record of Mango’s former ... Read more

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Congressman Barletta

“If you don’t violate the public trust, then you should have nothing to fear from outside watchdog groups.”— Congressman Lou Barletta, 1/4/17. Yesterday afternoon a complaint was filed with the Office of Congressional Ethics against Congressman Lou Barletta for the misuse of official resources to promote his bid for the United States Senate. On Monday, ... Read more

PA Dems Job Posting: Seeking A Job Paul Mango Created

Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party posted a job listing seeking a single job that Paul Mango created. “We are desperately seeking a single job that Paul Mango created in Pennsylvania since he has yet to provide any backup for his bogus job creation claims,” said Beth Melena, communications director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. “It’s ... Read more

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