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On back-to-back nights, Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate candidates show their differences on voting rights and democracy

Between parties and candidates, the state’s Senate hopefuls vary widely on the issue.
By Sam Dunklau

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Television debate exposes Democrats’ differences in Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race

The race in the premier presidential battleground state is perhaps the Democratic Party’s best opportunity to pick up a seat in the closely divided Senate.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

People living with HIV ask for ‘dehumanizing’ state laws to be taken off the books

Pennsylvania is one of 22 states that has HIV-specific statutes and regulations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

By Gabriela Martínez

A year after George Floyd’s murder, Black Pa. lawmakers double down on push for police accountability

His death led to changes to some police practices last summer, but racial justice advocates say that was only the beginning.

By Sam Dunklau

Braddock mayor endorses Kenyatta over Fetterman in U.S. Senate race

The Mayor of Braddock said she’s had more contact with the Philadelphia Democrat in the last month than she has with John Fetterman in years.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Philadephia Democratic state Representative Malcolm Kenyatta is running for U.S. Senate

After graduating from Temple University, Kenyatta worked for years as a community activist. He won his state House seat in 2018, becoming just the second openly gay person — and the first Black gay man — to serve in the body.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Updated: June 8, 2020 | 11:58 pm

Democratic legislators take over Pa. House floor to demand action on police reform legislation

Speaker Turzai says he supports calling a special session
By Ed Mahon and Benjamin Pontz
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