Shapiro, Fetterman, Houlahan post victories; Friel appears to flip state house race

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa Although the votes are still being counted, a few races seem to be coming into focus this Wednesday morning on what has turned out to be a better than expected election for the commonwealth’s Democrats — including a chance as of this writing for democrats to control the the State House of Representatives for the first time in more than a decade. Attorney...

After a tough spring, Democrats look like they have momentum on this Labor Day

By Mike McGann, Editor, the Times @mikemcgannpa Happy Labor Day! (Well, tomorrow, actually). As we political junkies know, Labor Day is the traditional start of the political season, so it is always with some excitement when the first ridiculous claim of the campaign season is thrown out. Back in May and April, when it looked like the sky was falling on Democrats and President Joe Biden, I suggested...

Chesco Democrats welcome Hakeem Jeffries to Spring Event

Pictured: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Chester County Democratic Committee Chair Charlotte Valyo, and Congresswoman Chrissy HoulahanPhoto courtesy of Jim Salvas On Wednesday evening, the Chester County Democratic Committee, under the leadership of Chairwoman Charlotte Valyo, welcomed member of the Democratic House Leadership Hakeem Jeffries to Chester County to present the keynote address at...

Houlahan holds ‘State of the Sixth’ town hall in Phoenixville

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan addresses the audience at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville. PHOENIXVILLE – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) reflected on her State of the Sixth Town Hall Tuesday night: “In ‘normal’ circumstances, gathering together in this historic theatre would be special –but last night, it was very special because this gathering and this event marked more than two years...

Houlahan, local officials tout new infrastructure law at Paoli Train Station

From left to right: Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors Chair Murph Wysocki, Chester County Commissioner Josh Maxwell, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, Rep. Madeleine Dean, State Senator Carolyn Comitta. Earlier this month,  U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) hosted state and local officials at the Paoli Train Station to celebrate the positive impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act recently...

Freedom Village at Brandywine hosts surprise celebration organized by residents

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan, Edward Ferrari, John Brunner – Executive Director congratulate Jack Freemann. COATESVILLE — Residents of Freedom Village at Brandywine in Coatesville, Pa., hosted a surprise birthday celebration on Sunday, October 31, 2021, to honor Freedom Village at Brandywine Resident Jack Freemann on his 100th birthday and pay tribute to his service in the military as the...

Houlahan tours Coatesville businesses, holds public town hall

Rep. Houlahan and Chief Jack Lauer meet at the Coatesville police department to discuss community safety. COATESVILLE – On Tuesday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) spent the day in Coatesville, touring various locales and engaging with the community on a number of crucial issues affecting Pennsylvania’s Sixth District: care for our seniors, collaboration with our local police, support for...

Houlahan calls for ouster of Post Office leadership

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) has seen enough. Wednesday, she called for the ouster of of the entire leadership of the United State Postal Service (USPS), including its board of directors and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. DeJoy has been increasingly under fire for operating changes he made to the USPS, which has lead to slower mail delivery and a higher percentage of mail and packages being lost...

Letter: It’s time forthe truth about Chrissy Houlahan

To The Editor,  Chrissy Houlahan appeared to be the perfect candidate for the 6th Congressional District of Pennsylvania in the 2018 election. In preparation for the 2020 elections, I spent August checking Houlahan’s sources and verifying Houlahan’s claims about herself. “If you fool us once, then shame on you. If you fool us twice, then shame on us.” Houlahan has fooled us once, so shame...

Letter: Houlahan must condemn Black Lives Matter rioting

To The Editor, It is inexcusable that so many Democratic politicians, including U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), have failed to condemn the Black Lives Matter riots.  These demonstrations began as peaceful protests but have evolved into destructive rampages that have caused untold damage to lives and property in numerous cities throughout our nation.  Following selected Internet links...