Pennsylvanians and Americans Voted For a Democratic U.S. House—So Why Do Republicans Still Hold Huge Majorities?
Pennsylvania in 2012, Source: Think Progress In spite of misleading polls released before the election which showed the race close or even tied, President Obama easily won the state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday night. The same cannot be said, however, of the commonwealth’s Democratic Congresspeople. Democrats will hold only five of the state’s 18 congressional...Continue Reading
Yesterday, House Republicans brought a bill to the floor of U.S. Congress which would ban sex-selective abortions in the United States. The bill failed to gain a two-thirds majority, required when using the fast-track procedure enabled to bring it to a vote. All three Philadelphia Congresspeople—Reps. Brady, Fattah and Schwartz—voted against it. The bill,...Continue Reading