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HIGHLIGHTS: AHEAD OF PENCE VISIT, PA DEMS, FETTERMAN, GNIBUS AND NWPA AFL-CIO DISCUSS HOW TRUMP ADMIN’S FAILURES LED TO ECONOMIC CRISIS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Sarver, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills, Lt. Governor John Fetterman, PA-16 Candidate Kristy Gnibus and NWPA Area Labor Federation Chair Andy Harkulich hosted a press call to highlight how Trump and Pence’s failed coronavirus response and broken promises have led to ... Read more

PA DEMS STATEMENT ON PENCE VISIT TO PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Vice President Pence plans to visit to the commonwealth on Friday:   “Make no mistake: Pence’s visit is nothing more than an attempt to distract from the Trump administration’s ongoing failures and nothing he says will erase his abysmal ... Read more

ICYMI: PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE: DEM LEADERS CRITICIZE FAILURE OF TRUMP ADMIN TO RESPOND TO CORONAVIRUS, POLICE BRUTALITY

* A group of Pennsylvania Democratic leaders criticized the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and its failure to support meaningful economic or criminal justice reforms that have left Black Pennsylvanians behind. * During a Wednesday afternoon press call, state Sen. Vincent Hughes said President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been ... Read more

PA DEMS ON TRUMP’S FRAGILE ECONOMY, MAY JOBS REPORT

PENNSYLVANIA —  Today, the Bureau of Labor statistics released its May jobs report which exposed that 21 million Americans are out of work and the unemployment rate remains over 13 percent — thanks to Donald Trump’s short-sighted economic policy and erratic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Today’s jobs report is a crushing reminder of Donald ... Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL OUT DEVASTATING IMPACT OF TRUMP FAILURES ON BLACK PENNSYLVANIANS

PENNSYLVANIA — Earlier today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Vice Chair Sen. Sharif Street, U.S Representative Dwight Evans (PA-3), Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), and Representative Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) hosted a press call to highlight the impact of the Trump administration’s failures on Black Pennsylvanians. The group detailed how the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as ... Read more

PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON TODAY’S PRIMARY

Mills: An accurate count is far more important than a quick count PENNSYLVANIA — Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement: “We cannot ignore that on this primary day in Pennsylvania, our nation is in turmoil. Americans are voicing their outrage at generations of institutional racism and racist violence toward ... Read more

AS PENNSYLVANIA VOTES, THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN IS IN TROUBLE

With Pennsylvanians heading to the polls and sending in vote-by-mail ballots in today’s primary, here’s what you need to know about the headwinds the Trump campaign and Republicans are facing in the Keystone State:  Trump continues to repel voters in key suburbs like Chester County, where Republicans lost big in 2018 and 2019, and where ... Read more

PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills and Vice Chair Sharif Street released the following statement: “These past few days have been difficult for Pennsylvania and our entire country. The murder of George Floyd was unconscionable, and the latest painful incident in an exhausting, centuries-long string of racist violence in our nation. ... Read more

ICYMI: PENNSYLVANIA CAPITAL-STAR: THE TRUMP ADMIN FAILS PA BY LEAVING MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES BEHIND

* The Trump administration has touted the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as the potential cure-all for the pending devastation of the small business community. This program, however, refuses to acknowledge the many historic inequalities and obstacles faced by the Black and Brown business community, and the implementation of this program by the Trump administration has ... Read more

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