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How Harrisburg Works: Pa. House majority, rules vs. bills, and taxpayer money for Twitter Blue

Several special elections are on the horizon for the Pennsylvania House, but a rule change means Democrats will keep their "majority."
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

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Pa. Republican candidates are dodging the press and ditching debates. What does that mean for democracy?

Doug Mastriano is largely ignoring requests for comments from the press and is refusing to participate in a traditional debate unless it is moderated by a former Trump Administration aide.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

FBI, seeking information related to Rep. Scott Perry, delivers subpoenas to several Pa. GOP lawmakers, sources say

Investigators want information related to U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., and the effort to seek alternate electors as part of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in power despite losing the 2020 election.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive and Charles Thompson/PennLive

Third-party candidates file to run for Pennsylvania governor, Senate

A third-party candidate’s draw in a general election, while usually very small, could help tilt a close race between the major party candidates.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Texts show details of Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry’s role in plan to overturn 2020 election

A court filing by the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol included multiple text messages from Perry to White House staff.

By Robby Brod