Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.
It’s been decades since a highway in Pennsylvania had a maximum speed limit of 70 miles per hour.
Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.
Congress is off on its Fourth of July holiday and did not resolve the interest rate crisis for student loans.
Sen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.
A $2.5 billion transportation bill, which was passed by the Senate, is now in the hands of the House. Everyone would be impacted in one way or another.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.
The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has won re-election to a second term.
While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Maybe it’s no surprise that Tom Smith, a man who made millions in the coal business, feels strongly about the future of this industry.