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PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON APRIL UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Spokesperson Rosie Lapowsky issued the following statement after today’s announcement that the U.S. economy gained 266,000 jobs last month and the nation’s unemployment rate changed to 6.1%: “This morning’s latest employment numbers highlight once again the urgent need for Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan. We’ve ... Read more

PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY ANNOUNCES EXPANDED COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

PHILADELPHIA — Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party announced they’ve expanded their communications team, bringing on Jack Doyle as Senior Communications Advisor and Rosie Lapowsky as Deputy Communications Director. Doyle will be focused on the 2022 U.S. Senate race, specifically holding the Republican Senate candidates accountable throughout what is shaping up to be a long and ... Read more

ICYMI: CNN: OPENING CHAPTER OF BIDEN PRESIDENCY MARKED BY “SOUNDS OF OPTIMISM AND SIGNS OF RECOVERY” IN CRUCIAL PA COUNTY

PENNSYLVANIA — Marking 100 days of the Biden presidency, CNN spoke to voters in Northampton County who feel “an unmistakable era of calm” thanks to the president’s leadership. Local residents, who swung for Trump in 2016 and Biden in 2020, say there is broad bipartisan support for Biden’s American Rescue Plan and the much-needed relief ... Read more

ICYMI: PENNSYLVANIA CAPITAL-STAR: PEOPLE ‘FEEL LIKE LIFE IS WORTH LIVING AGAIN’ AS PA. BIZ OWNERS SEE RESULTS FROM BIDEN’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE

PENNSYLVANIA — 100 days into the Biden presidency, local business owners are seeing signs of progress brought on by the new administration, and feeling hope again. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Lehigh Valley business owners have been able to keep their businesses afloat through the Paycheck Protection Program, the Pennsylvania Capital-Star reported. The business ... Read more

PA DEMS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL ELECTION CANDIDATES FOR SD-22 AND SD-48

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party announced its nominees for the May 18th special elections in SD-22 and SD-48. The nominee for SD-22 is State Rep. Marty Flynn. The nominee for SD-48 is Calvin “Doc” Clements. State Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement: “We are excited to continue our 2020 momentum, ... Read more

JOE BIDEN HAS WON PENNSYLVANIA AND THE PRESIDENCY

Pennsylvania puts President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris over the top PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills and Vice Chair Sharif Street released the following statement: “Our last votes are being counted and we can finally say it: Joe Biden, a native son of Pennsylvania, has won the Keystone State ... Read more

PA DEMS ANNOUNCE BILLY CRYSTAL AND OTHER SPECIAL CELEBRITY GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY “THIS IS SPINAL TAP” VIRTUAL REUNION FUNDRAISER

PENNSYLVANIA – Wednesday’s big This Is Spinal Tap reunion fundraiser just got bigger. Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party announced a group of celebrity special guests and original Spinal Tap cast members who will join the celebration: Billy Crystal, Actor and comedian Fran Drescher, The Nanny star Ed Begley Jr., St. Elsewhere star Paul Shaffer, The ... Read more

“THIS IS SPINAL TAP” CAST TO REUNITE FOR PA DEMS VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER

PENNSYLVANIA — The Pennsylvania Democratic Party is teaming up with the original cast of the cult classic rock mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap to host a live virtual reunion fundraiser to benefit the state party and its work to elect Democrats up and down the ballot. The event will be held live on Wednesday, October ... Read more

PA DEMS CHAIR STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Our nation lost a giant yesterday. Justice Ginsburg was more than a Supreme Court Justice — she was a champion of women’s rights, a trailblazer in her profession and an icon ... Read more

LISA SCHELLER WILL NOT PROTECT PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

PENNSYLVANIA – Yesterday, Lisa Scheller released a TV ad claiming that she will “protect coverage for pre-existing conditions.” But Scheller has referred to the Affordable Care Act, which protects nearly 300,000 residents of the 7th Congressional District with preexisting conditions, as “government overreach” and has “pledged to be an ally” of President Donald Trump, who ... Read more

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