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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

HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. REPRESENTATIVES DOYLE, CARTWRIGHT, & BOYLE AND PENNSYLVANIA SENIORS COMMEMORATE 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DISCUSS IMPACT OF TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ATTACKS ON VITAL EARNED BENEFITS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, on the 85th Anniversary of Social Security, PA Dems Senior Caucus Chair Brad Kirsch, U.S. Representatives Mike Doyle (PA-18), Matt Cartwright (PA-8), and Brendan Boyle (PA-2), and Alliance for Retired Americans Regional Board Member Jody Weinreich hosted a virtual press conference to highlight the vital importance of earned benefits like Social ... Read more

PA DEMS ANNOUNCE CONVENTION PROGRAMMING

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party announced its programming for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The events will be hosted by Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills and Vice Chair Sharif Street. The events will take place via Zoom and are open to press. Press interested in covering can reach out to brendan@padems.com ... Read more

PA DEMS STATEMENT ON EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHEELER’S VISIT TO PITTSBURGH

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, The Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement ahead of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s visit to Pittsburgh:  “Wheeler’s visit is nothing more than Trump’s latest attempt to distract from his ongoing coronavirus failures and reckless moves to gut Social Security and Medicare,” said Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Andres Anzola. “Families ... Read more

PA DEMS BLAST TRUMP CAMPAIGN’S LEHIGH VALLEY VISIT

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of Pennsylvania Democratic Party Executive Director Jason Henry in response to Donald Trump, Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle’s visit to the Lehigh Valley, which comes a day before the 85th Anniversary of the Social Security program:   “Families in the Lehigh Valley are tired ... Read more

MAYOR PEDUTO BLASTS TRUMP ADMIN’S LATEST ROLLBACK OF EPA STANDARDS

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s recently announced rollback of EPA guidelines:  “President Trump is gutting methane emissions regulations in the name of boosting an outdated industrial model. What Trump doesn’t understand — but Joe Biden does — is that this move will actually ... Read more

PA DEMS STATEMENT ON DONALD TRUMP’S RALLY IN PENNSYLVANIA NEXT WEEK

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement in response to the news that Donald Trump will hold a rally in Pennsylvania next Thursday, on the final night of the Democratic National Convention:  “Instead of coming to Pennsylvania and campaigning next Thursday evening, Donald Trump should do what he does best–sit on ... Read more

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