Butler County Bureau of Elections staff processes mailed ballots May 28, 2020, in Butler, Pa., ahead of the presidential primary June 2. Keith Srakocic / AP Photo

New lawsuit targets Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot deadline

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Plaintiffs in the suit filed Thursday include a Republican congressional candidate and four registered voters from Somerset County. The lawsuit comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court, divided 4-4, rejected a Republican plea making a similar argument.

Wolf offers $20 million relief plan for bars and restaurants

The plan requires approval by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

By The Associated Press

Amy Coney Barrett moves a step closer to confirmation after Judiciary Committee vote

The vote of 12 yeas and 10 abstentions followed a day of acrimony in which Democrats sought to deny Republicans a quorum to conduct the vote.

By Alana Wise and Brian Naylor/NPR

Here’s where the threat of militia activity around the elections is the highest and Pa. is on the list

Five states — Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Oregon — have the highest risk of seeing increased militia activity around the elections: everything from demonstrations to violence.
By Tim Mak/NPR

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