Bob Casey to oppose key spending bill, angry over miners' benefits

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WASHINGTON -- An unusually animated Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) said Friday he would vote against a must-pass spending bill needed to keep the... Read more

Delaware Sen. Coons to oppose key bill, citing fight on coal miners' benefits

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WASHINGTON -- At least one Democrat from the greater Philadelphia region plans to oppose a critical government funding bill that has roiled... Read more

Bob Menendez: Trump has sown "panic" among immigrants

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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.), one of Congress' most senior Hispanic voices, urged president-elect Donald Trump to revisit his... Read more

PA Sen. Pat Toomey urges aggressive steps to roll back Dodd-Frank banking regulations

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WASHINGTON -- Fresh off winning a second term, Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) used one of his first post-election floor speeches Thursday to call... Read more

Fight over coal miners' benefits creates dilemma for PA senators on key spending bill

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WASHINGTON — A major spending bill moving through Congress this week presents a dilemma for Pennsylvania lawmakers and a vocal constituency:... Read more

After Paulsboro criticism, railroads adopt federal standards for chemical spill response

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WASHINGTON -- Freight railroads have agreed to rely exclusively on federal safety response recommendations, rather than their own guidelines... Read more

U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan mulling challenge to Sen. Bob Casey, per source

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan (R., Pa.) is emerging as one of the first names on the list of Republicans considering a run against Sen... Read more

Northeast Philly Dem Brendan Boyle forms "blue collar caucus" in Congress

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WASHINGTON -- As Democrats search for a way to re-connect with the many working class voters who abandoned them on Election Day, U.S. Rep.... Read more