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The Democrats Abandon Catholics

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If you value religious education or life’s sanctity, you’re not welcome in the party.  By Cardinal Timothy Dolan March 22, 2018 7:29 p.m. ET 1330 COMMENTS  A couple of events over the past few weeks brought to mind two towering people who had a tremendous effect on the Archdiocese of New York and the U.S. […]

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Lawsuit: 100,000 noncitizens registered to vote in Pennsylvania

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By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Monday, February 26, 2018 More than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone, according to testimony submitted Monday in a lawsuit demanding the state come clean about the extent of its problems. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has identified similar noncitizen voting problems in […]

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This Isn’t What the Tea Party Fought For

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In November 2010, I took a bus from my home in Philadelphia to the National Mall in Washington. The night before the trip, I stood in my kitchen and wrote in large letters on cardboard: “The People’s Work Starts Now!” When the bus reached the mall and we stepped out into the bitter wind, I […]

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The CFPB Has Pushed Its Last Envelope

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When I arrived at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November, I told employees that despite what they might have heard, I had no intention of shutting down the bureau. As members of the executive branch, we are charged with faithfully executing the law. The law mandates that we enforce consumer-protection laws, and we will […]

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Trump visit to PA to support Saccone

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Ordinarily, you’d expect pundits to be impressed by news that President Donald Trump plans to visit Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District next week. The visit, first reported by the online political magazine Politico Thursday evening, would bring serious starpower to help state Rep. Rick Saccone, the Elizabeth Republican competing to replace Tim Murphy in a March […]

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Woman to Woman

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Regarding the Nov. 22 article “Pa. Parties Bypass Women in Special Election Picks”: Women of the 18th Congressional District, do not be discouraged! Rick Saccone is your champion. I was honored to be a female conferee for Republicans. Here are some facts about our process: Conferees were not chosen by party leaders, rather by grass-roots […]

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Christiana hits the road to win over party leaders

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by J.D. Prose The Beaver Times   While most people were finishing up their Christmas shopping last week, Republican state Rep. Jim Christiana was on the road to southeast Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., to build support for his U.S. Senate primary bid among party stalwarts. “Every opportunity that is given to our campaign to make […]

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Update on HR 38- National Reciprocity

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U.S. House Judiciary Passes Nationwide CCW Legis (HR 38) – 19-11 Thank you for all your hard work in reaching out to Congressmen regarding National Concealed Carry Reciprocity (HR 38)!! There is great news to report in that the House Judiciary Committee today passed, by a 19-11 vote, the National Reciprocity, Constitutional Carry-friendly, legislation – […]

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Rural Democrats, left for dead, see an opening in Pennsylvania

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WASHINGTON, Pa. — On Sunday, as Democrats drove south from Pittsburgh’s suburbs to this city for a nominating convention, a garish billboard reminded them why they were having a special congressional election. Eight-term Republican Tim Murphy, who resigned in October after telling a mistress to terminate a possible pregnancy, has been commemorated beside Interstate 79 […]