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Today Could Decide What the Next Decade of Voting in America Looks Like Today Could Decide What the Next Decade of Voting in America Looks Like

The midterms won’t just determine who has control over the Senate and the House of Representatives, who’s in governor’s mansions and who’s running state legislatures, or what ballot measures voters approve. They could very well play a huge role in how our elections work over the next decade and beyond.

GOP Rep. Didn't Disclose a Half-Million Dollar Mortgage for 3 Years GOP Rep. Didn't Disclose a Half-Million Dollar Mortgage for 3 Years

U.S. House Rep. Mike Kelly failed to disclose a half-million dollar mortgage on three consecutive financial disclosure statements, a violation of Congressional disclosure rules.

Multiple Casualties Reported in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh
Synagogue [UPDATING] Multiple Casualties Reported in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue [UPDATING]

Update, Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ET: In a press conference Saturday afternoon, Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said the death toll currently stands at 11 victims. Six others were injured, included four police officers (two of them SWAT). Two police officers are in critical condition.

Pennsylvania's GOP Candidate for Governor Issues Violent Threat to His Rival in Deranged Video Pennsylvania's GOP Candidate for Governor Issues Violent Threat to His Rival in Deranged Video

Civility is dead and buried, so it was only a matter of time before a candidate for office threatened to physically harm his opponent, in public, without shame.

West Virginia Just Impeached All Their Supreme Court Justices For Being Comically Corrupt West Virginia Just Impeached All Their Supreme Court Justices For Being Comically Corrupt

In a span of less than 14 hours on Monday, the West Virginia House of Representatives impeached all four of the justices on the state’s Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state.

Republican Attacks 'Naive' Young Voter for Asking About His Deranged Views on Climate Change Republican Attacks 'Naive' Young Voter for Asking About His Deranged Views on Climate Change

The Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor called a young woman “young and naive”—and earned applause from his crowd of supporters—for asking if his stance that “body heat” causes climate change was influenced by thousands of dollars in contributions from the fossil fuel industry.

Tucker Carlson Has a White Nationalist Freakout About How Scary Immigrants Are Tucker Carlson Has a White Nationalist Freakout About How Scary Immigrants Are

Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson went on an openly racist rant on Monday night warning viewers about “bewilderingly fast” demographic changes that are happening all over the country.

What Moderates Are Good For What Moderates Are Good For

Democrat Conor Lamb’s upset victory in a Pennsylvania congressional race this week was largely symbolic. Because of the state’s newly redrawn congressional maps, the district will be gone in less than 10 months. What matters for Tuesday’s election, then, is not the seat, but what the party can learn from the results.

Democrat Conor Lamb Declares Victory in Race For Congressional District That Won't Exist Next Year Democrat Conor Lamb Declares Victory in Race For Congressional District That Won't Exist Next Year

Tuesday night’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district technically still undecided, but Democrat Conor Lamb has declared victory in a district Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016.

Normal Country Normal Country

On Wednesday—two weeks after a gunman killed 17 students and teachers at a school in Parkland, FL—a church in Newfoundland, PA, held a “commitment ceremony” where worshippers brought their guns to be blessed.

House Ethics Committee Will Investigate Pennsylvania Rep. Who Called an Aide His 'Soul Mate' House Ethics Committee Will Investigate Pennsylvania Rep. Who Called an Aide His 'Soul Mate'

Disgraced Pennsylvania Congressman Pat Meehan—the same man who referred to a young female aide as his “soul mate” and subsequently announced that he would not seek re-election at the end of his term—will now be the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation, The Hill reported Tuesday evening.

Pennsylvania GOP Barely Conceals Contempt for 'Equality' In Supreme Court Redistricting Complaint Pennsylvania GOP Barely Conceals Contempt for 'Equality' In Supreme Court Redistricting Complaint

On Tuesday, Donald Trump angrily tweeted at Pennsylvania Republicans, asking them to challenge a new congressional map drawn by the state’s highest court. Yesterday, they did, asking the U.S. Supreme Court in an emergency application to block the implementation of that map.

Pennsylvania's New Districts Don't Give Democrats an Unfair Advantage Pennsylvania's New Districts Don't Give Democrats an Unfair Advantage

You may have heard that Pennsylvania has been going through some shit over the past few weeks. On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the state’s congressional maps, siding with the League of Women Voters and saying the maps represented an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

Trump Urges Pennsylvania Republicans to Challenge the State's New (Fairer) Electoral Map Trump Urges Pennsylvania Republicans to Challenge the State's New (Fairer) Electoral Map

Our great arbiter-in-chief urged Pennsylvania Republicans on Tuesday morning to challenge the state’s new Congressional map, which the Pennslvania Supreme Court drew and published Monday after a weeks-long saga of partisan squabbling that saw Senate President pro tempore Joseph Scarnati refusing to send the court…

Trump Tweets Support for Anti–Immigrant
GOP Senate Candidate  Trump Tweets Support for Anti–Immigrant GOP Senate Candidate 

President Donald Trump has cursed Rep. Lou Barletta in his bid for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary by tweeting out praise for the congressman, who made a name for himself as a small–city mayor who implemented harsh anti–immigrant policies that courts later struck down.

Supreme Court Says Pennsylvania Will Have to Redraw Its Insanely Gerrymandered Congressional Maps Supreme Court Says Pennsylvania Will Have to Redraw Its Insanely Gerrymandered Congressional Maps

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that Pennsylvania must redraw its Congressional maps this month. The maps have been held up as among the worst examples of partisan gerrymandering in the country.

Top Pennsylvania Republican Threatens to Defy a Court Order Just to Keep His State Gerrymandered Top Pennsylvania Republican Threatens to Defy a Court Order Just to Keep His State Gerrymandered

Just over a week after Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled that the state’s congressional districts were gerrymandered to provide an unconstitutional advantage to Republican candidates, one of its top Republican officials is doing everything he can to prevent the districts from being redrawn—even if it means defying a…

Republicans Just Want to Keep Their Gerrymandered Districts Until the Next Presidential Election, OK? Republicans Just Want to Keep Their Gerrymandered Districts Until the Next Presidential Election, OK?

Pennsylvania’s deeply gerrymandered congressional district map is “clearly, plainly, and palpably” unconstitutional and must be redrawn before this year’s elections, according to a ruling issued earlier this month by the state supreme court. Nevertheless, Republicans would very much like to keep those unconstitutional…

Rep. Pat Meehan Announces He Won't Seek Reelection Rep. Pat Meehan Announces He Won't Seek Reelection

Pennsylvania Rep. Pat “Obamacare Made Me Harass” Meehan told his campaign chairman that he will not seek reelection at the end of his term, the Philly Inquirer reports.

Pennsylvania Court Orders Republican Lawmakers to Redraw Partisan Electoral Map Pennsylvania Court Orders Republican Lawmakers to Redraw Partisan Electoral Map

In a 5-2 decision, Pennsylvania’s top court ordered state lawmakers—who are overwhelmingly Republican—to re-draw the state’s congressional map, ruling that in its current iteration it “clearly, plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” because of partisan gerrymandering.

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