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This year has seen a surge of progressive Democratic women running for office, inspiring hope that, by January, Pennsylvania will no longer send an all-male congressional delegation to Washington. But one consequence of the trend is that women in congressional...read more
The Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday was a big night for women in a state whose 20-person congressional delegation currently includes only men. The state has been represented in Congress by just seven women in its history—three of which filled vacancies...read more
Athena Remlinger was supposed to go to court on Oct. 17, 2017. She expected to be sentenced to time served on charges that she participated in a robbery. It was a relief: She was pushing nine months pregnant, and wanted to be home from jail in time to give...read more