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Matt Cartwright

Matt Cartwright Wins Re-Election Bid In Pennsylvania's 17th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Matt Cartwright defeaed Republican David Moylan in Tuesday's election in Pennsylvania. Cartwright and Moylan were battling to repre...

Kate Sheppard

2 Years After Sandy, U.S. Disaster Policy Is Still A Disaster | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Two years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the northeastern United States, killing more than 70 people, causing $60 billion in damage ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmaker: Americans Will 'Take Matters Into Their Own Hands' Over IRS | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee warned Wednesday that Americans would "take matters into thei...

It's Time To Prepare For Climate Change

Rep. Matt Cartwright | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Rep. Matt Cartwright

Given the extreme weather events of the last two years and the massive economic losses this nation has incurred as a result, we all understand that the government needs to be better prepared and has to protect itself from future financial losses.

Teaching the ABC's of Nutrition in Schools Across America

Rep. Matt Cartwright | Posted 06.28.2014 | Education
Rep. Matt Cartwright

Overhauling our food labels, encouraging exercise, increasing the availably of healthy food in our schools, and incorporating nutrition education into curriculums are all important steps forward to reduce childhood obesity.

Hurting Americans Who Worked Hard, Played by the Rules

Rep. Matt Cartwright | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Rep. Matt Cartwright

Since December 28, 2.3 million Americans have lost their unemployment insurance, with the expiration of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program. Every week, on average, an additional 72,000 Americans are cut off -- the equivalent of one person every eight seconds.

Most of Progressive Caucus Taking a Dive on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.

K Street and Wall Street in Trouble in 2012

Mike Lux | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We need Democrats who are willing to stand up to K Street, Wall Street, and big business special interests, so that this election becomes a clear contrast over who will take the big boys on. Pennsylvania's primary results are a great symbol that it is happening.

Matt Sledge

Oil Magnates Help Environmentalist Candidate Win Primary | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

The post-Citizens United world of campaign finance is producing ever more strange bedfellows. One of the two Blue Dog Democrats who lost primary races...

Amanda Terkel

Blue Dog Democrats Lose Big In Pennsylvania Primary Races | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a not-so-super Tuesday for Pennsylvania's Blue Dog Democrats. Reps. Tim Holden (D-Pa.) and Jason Altmire (D-Pa.), both members...