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Marley Parish

Marley Parish

A Pennsylvania native, Marley Parish covers the Senate for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. She previously reported on government, education and community issues for the Centre Daily Times and has a background in writing, editing and design. A graduate of Allegheny College, Marley served as editor of the campus newspaper, where she also covered everything from student government to college sports.

Sounding the alarm on extremism, Biden says ‘MAGA Republicans’ pose threat to democracy

By: - September 2, 2022

President Joe Biden on Thursday issued a warning against what he described as “MAGA Republicans” and extremist threats to the nation, reminding Americans that democracy is not guaranteed. “We have to defend it. Protect it. Stand up for it. Each and every one of us,” Biden said in his remarks, delivered outside Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. […]

President Joe Biden is headed to Pennsylvania, with stops planned for Wilkes-Barre, Pittsburgh

By: - August 30, 2022

President Joe Biden is headed to Pennsylvania this week. Biden is expected to visit Wilke-Barre on Tuesday to focus on his Safer America Plan, which aims to expand gun control measures and mental health resources — building on the bipartisan proposal passed by Congress in June. The trip was rescheduled from last month after he tested positive for […]

McCormick concedes to celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pa. GOP U.S. Senate primary race

By: - June 4, 2022

Former hedge fund CEO Dave McCormick has conceded in the Republican U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania, clearing the way for celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz to face Lt. Gov. John Fetterman in the November general election. McCormick announced Friday night that he had called Oz earlier in the day to concede in the race, which […]

‘The Big Lie is just that, a big lie’: In Philly, Biden calls for concerted effort to fight assaults on voting rights

By: and - July 13, 2021

PHILADELPHIA —Returning to the state that handed him the White House, President Joe Biden made a passionate plea Tuesday for Americans to rise up and protect their voting rights from a series of restrictive measures pushed by Republicans in Washington and in state capitols nationwide. “It’s up to all of us to protect that right – […]