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Tolerant Pennsylvania State Rep Welcomes Pence to Philly With the Middle Finger

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/20/2018 at 7:00pm
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Openly gay Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims decided to break from the left’s message of tolerance and welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Philadelphia with the middle finger.

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Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s newly formed 1st Congressional District is a classic “swing” district, and is rated a toss-up by Cook Political Report. Scott Wallace just won the Democrat nomination, and will run against Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, currently the Rep in the soon-to-be phased out 8th District.

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Pennsylvania School District That Armed Students and Teachers With Rocks Brings On Armed Security Guards

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/26/2018 at 5:00pm
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Blue Mountain School District in Pennsylvania landed in the middle of a national press firestorm after the district suggested students ought to be armed with river stones to defend themselves from a school shooter.

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Pennsylvania: Teachers, Students “Armed” With Rocks To Combat Potential Shooter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/24/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Blue Mountain school district in Pennsylvania has provided all of its schools with 5-gallon buckets full of rocks to be used as a “last resort” against a potential school shooter.  Students and teachers have been practicing in unarmed drills (i.e. drills without the rocks).

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Pennsylvania Congressional Redistricting Challenge is Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/19/2018 at 7:00pm
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All court actions challenging the controversial Pennsylvania Congressional redistricting maps were shot down Monday.

Early Monday, a three-judge federal panel rejected a Republican challenge to the new maps, which could cost the GOP as many as four Congressional seats.
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Philadelphia Soda Tax Fizzles, Brings in $13 Million Less Than Expected

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/1/2018 at 7:00pm
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Philadelphia set the bar last year when officials added a 1.5 cents-an-ounce to sweetened beverages. It only brought in $78.8 million…$13 million less than they city hoped.

You mean to tell me that when you charge a lot more for pop that people won’t buy it? I’m SHOCKED! Not really. I mean,...

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Federal court panel denies emergency restraining order against new PA congressional map, sets March 9 hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 23, 2018 at 6:30pm 2/23/2018 at 6:30pm
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A three-judge federal court panel has denied Pennsylvania Republicans’ request to immediately suspend implementation of a court-imposed remedial Congressional map.

For more information, see our prior post on the unfolding Pennsylvania redistricting drama. This is a separate proceeding from the request for a stay made to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Pennsylvania Republicans file federal lawsuit to stop PA Sup Ct court-imposed redistricting

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:05pm 2/22/2018 at 5:05pm

A new theater has opened up in the great Pennsylvania Redistricting Battle of 2018, with Republicans filing a federal lawsuit to halt court-ordered redistricting that could cost the GOP four seats in the House this November.

On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared that the state’s Congressional map, which had been...

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Pennsylvania legislators seek SCOTUS Emergency Stay of new congressional district map

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 8:34pm 2/21/2018 at 8:34pm
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On February 19, 2018, the majority Democrat members of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposed a new congressional district map that was very Democrat friendly, likely swinging 4-5 seats to Democrats. It could be the difference between Democrats taking control of the U.S. House or not in the 2018 midterms.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopts Democratic-friendly map for 2018 elections

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 2/19/2018 at 6:00pm
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Republicans probably just lost at least 4 or 5 seats in the House.

This afternoon, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveiled its remedial Congressional map for the midterm elections in November. [See Featured Image] The Supreme Court Order imposing the map is here.

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In blow to Republicans, Justice Alito denies emergency request to halt Pennsylvania redistricting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 3:00pm 2/5/2018 at 3:00pm
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On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on a 5—2 party-line vote, struck down the state’s congressional map and ordered the legislature to draw a new one by February 9. See my prior post, Bad news for GOP: Pennsylvania Supreme Court tosses state’s congressional maps.

Two members of PA’s state legislature—its Speaker of...

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U Penn Revokes Steve Wynn’s Honorary Degree, Will Rename Building and Scholarships

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:47pm 2/1/2018 at 2:47pm
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Thursday, the Penn Board of Trustees along with the university’s president published a letter to the Penn Community announcing their decision to revoke the honorary degree previously awarded to Steve Wynn, a former Penn Trustee and College alumnus. The university will also remove Wynn’s name from Wynn Commons...

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PA legislators seek SCOTUS stay of State Supreme Court Order striking down congressional districts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:33pm 1/25/2018 at 7:33pm
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Three days ago, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania struck down the state’s congressional map, holding that it “clearly, plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”

Offering no rationale for this decision, which upends districts that have been in place for six years, the State Supreme Court further instructed the...

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Bad news for GOP: Pennsylvania Supreme Court tosses state’s congressional maps

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00am 1/23/2018 at 7:00am
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The GOP may have just lost as many as four seats in the House—certainly at least one.

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled, by a vote of 5–2, that the state’s congressional districts amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

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Pennsylvania: Family Ordered To Remove “Jesus” Sign From Their Property

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/24/2017 at 3:30pm
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The PC, perpetually-offended crowd has struck again. This time in Pennsylvania where a homeowners’ association ordered a family to remove a “Jesus” sign from their own property because someone claimed to be “offended” by its presence.

Fox News reports:

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Dept. of Homeland Security Classifies Harrisburg Shooting as Act of Terror

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/24/2017 at 1:00pm
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A man named Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty engaged in gunfire with police at more than one location in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Friday night. The Department of Homeland Security has now classified the incident as a terror attack.

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PA Democrat Under FBI Investigation – Allegedly Paid 2012 Primary Opponent to Quit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:00am 11/22/2017 at 7:00am
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Rep. Bob Brady of Pennsylvania has become the subject of an FBI probe based on alleged criminal campaign finance activity during the 2012 election. Brady’s campaign is accused of paying his primary opponent to drop out of the race.

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