Congress Seeks New Ways To Prevent Government Shutdowns From HappeningDemocratic and Republican lawmakers alike are saying they don't want a shutdown to happen again.
More Than 60 Members Of Congress Reject Pay During ShutdownAs federal employees brace themselves for their first missed paychecks should lawmakers fail to reach a consensus by midnight Tuesday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks.
Pennsylvania Democrats Have High Hopes For RedistrictingThe opportunity for Democrats to enhance their prospects in races for legislative and congressional seats for an entire decade is still three years away, but they're already thinking about it in Pennsylvania.
Congressman Mike Doyle Says Divided Government Doesn't Have To Mean GridlockThe United States is back to divided government again.
'A Really Good Day For Women In Politics': Pa. Women Make History During Midterm ElectionIt's been 98 years since women gained the right to vote in the U.S. Constitution. But since then women have had a difficult time getting elected to legislative bodies. This year was different.
Democrat Ron DiNicola Looking To Upset Incumbent Congressman Mike KellyDemocrat Ron DiNicola campaigned on Thursday in southern Butler County at the Mars Brew House, a coffee shop, just as the Susquehanna University poll shows him leading Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly by four points.
Bibiana Boerio The Only Woman Running For Congress In Western Pa.Six of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts are in western Pennsylvania, and all the candidates, Republican and Democrat, are men with one exception -- Bibiana Boerio.
Rothfus And Lamb Both Agree And Disagree On Key IssuesBoth Republican U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus and Democratic U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb showed up for their first televised debate at KDKA-TV.
Congress Takes Aim At Shrinking Seats, Legroom On AirplanesThe Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters.
GOP Lawmaker Wants Members Of Congress To Be Drug TestedRep. Clay Higgins, R-Louisiana, introduced a resolution Thursday to make senators and representatives subject to random drug tests once every term.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
Pa. Congressman Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment ChargesA Pennsylvania Republican who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide's sexual harassment charges has abruptly resigned from Congress.