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Deluzio launches reelection campaign: ‘We have to hold the line’

Part way through U.S. Rep Chris Deluzio’s re-election launch at a Collier Township union hall Tuesday night, phones throughout the room buzzed with news alerts that polls would soon be closing in the New Hampshire primary. The notifications seemed to underscore Deluzio’s description of his campaign as part of a larger war against Republicans wedded to chaos, culture wars and conspiracies.

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Gov. Shapiro promised 30% renewable electricity by 2030. Will that happen?

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) waffled on hot-button climate issues on the campaign trail — walking a fine line on fracking and neglecting to take a stance on a state cap-and-trade program for the power sector. But on one issue, he was resolute: By 2030, 30% of the energy sold in Pennsylvania would come from renewable sources, up from 8% now, he pledged.

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Lee, Innamorato rally for abortion rights in Pittsburgh on Roe anniversary

In Pittsburgh, three of the region’s progressive political leaders came together on Grant Street, held signs reading “Stop Trump’s Abortion Ban” and discussed this year’s election cycle and what it holds for the future of women’s reproductive rights. They mentioned the stories of pain they’d heard since the constitutional right to an abortion was struck down, and how the Dobbs decision impacted them personally.

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Deluzio launches reelection campaign: ‘We have to hold the line’

Part way through U.S. Rep Chris Deluzio’s re-election launch at a Collier Township union hall Tuesday night, phones throughout the room buzzed with news alerts that polls would soon be closing in the New Hampshire primary. The notifications seemed to underscore Deluzio’s description of his campaign as part of a larger war against Republicans wedded to chaos, culture wars and conspiracies.

Read More »

Gov. Shapiro promised 30% renewable electricity by 2030. Will that happen?

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) waffled on hot-button climate issues on the campaign trail — walking a fine line on fracking and neglecting to take a stance on a state cap-and-trade program for the power sector. But on one issue, he was resolute: By 2030, 30% of the energy sold in Pennsylvania would come from renewable sources, up from 8% now, he pledged.

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Lee, Innamorato rally for abortion rights in Pittsburgh on Roe anniversary

In Pittsburgh, three of the region’s progressive political leaders came together on Grant Street, held signs reading “Stop Trump’s Abortion Ban” and discussed this year’s election cycle and what it holds for the future of women’s reproductive rights. They mentioned the stories of pain they’d heard since the constitutional right to an abortion was struck down, and how the Dobbs decision impacted them personally.

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