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Updated: January 20, 2022 | 6:11 pm

Democrats’ issue No. 1 in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race? Kill the filibuster

Getting rid of the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate is emerging as perhaps the most important issue in Pennsylvania’s competitive Democratic primary for an open Senate seat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: January 12, 2022 | 5:14 pm

David McCormick makes Senate campaign official after Democrats asks for investigation

The complaint filed by last week claims David McCormick spent more than $2 million on ads without registering as a candidate. The Federal Election Commission states that individuals should register as candidates when they spend more than $5,000.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

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Children coming from border get attention in governor’s race

One aspect is legislation to prohibit state and local agencies from doing business with “any private entities that facilitate the resettlement of illegal aliens” from the southern border.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Wolf taps a new election secretary for last year in office

Leigh Chapman will be the department’s fifth secretary or acting secretary during Wolf’s seven years at the busy agency.

By The Associated Press

Court to hear arguments in GOP’s election ‘investigation’ in Pennsylvania

The case will involve thorny questions about the separation of powers and voter privacy, constitutional law scholars say.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: December 9, 2021 | 5:12 am

Big donor in high court race eyeing candidates for governor in Pennsylvania

Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs’ political action committees have become a conduit for campaign cash from billionaire Jeffrey Yass.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press