Secret Service Director Steps Down After Trump Shooting In PA: Report Secret Service Director Steps Down After Trump Shooting In PA: Report
Secret Service Director Steps Down After Trump Shooting In PA: Report The director of the US Secret Service, who once directed security in New York for a Westchester County-headquartered company, has left her role after facing scrutiny for her agency's performance during the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, according to multiple reports.  Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigned from her position on Tuesday, July 23, ten days after a fatal shooting at a Trump Rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, July 13, that left one man dead and two others in critical condition, CNBC reported. Trump himself was also injured in the …
Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee
Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee President Joe Biden has just announced he is pulling out of the 2024 race against Republican nominee Donald Trump. In a letter to "My Fellow Americans" released just before 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21, Biden said: “It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as your president. “And while it has been my intention to seek re-election, I believe it is in the best interest of my party and the country for me to stand down and to focus solely on fulfilling my duties as president for the remainder of my term.” The news comes amid concerns over the 81-year-old Biden's health, which were loudly …
Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says
Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says The two men who were shot during a Trump rally in Pennsylvania and left in critical condition have had their conditions upgraded, Allegheny Hospital Officials told Daily Voice on Wednesday, July 17.  David Dutch, 57 of New Kensington, PA, and James Copenhaver, 74 of Moon Township, PA, were in critical condition following the shooting by Thomas Matthew Crooks at the Trump rally on Saturday, July 13. Both of their statuses "have been upgraded from critical to serious condition as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17," a spokesperson from AGH told us that evening. To clarify, this means both o…
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets Covid-19 Again Despite being fully vaccinated and boosted, President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 — again, White House officials announced on Wednesday, July 17. The 81-year-old Biden has tested positive for COVID while in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of the DNC, officials with the White House explained. His symptoms are mild. His doctor noted that he presented with upper respiratory symptoms, such as a runny nose, a non-productive cough, and "general malaise," as stated in the release.  Since his condition did not improve throughout the day, a COVID test was conducted on Wednesda…
US Secret Service Director With Takes Hits After Trump Shooting In PA: Report US Secret Service Director With Takes Hits After Trump Shooting In PA: Report
US Secret Service Director With Takes Hits After Trump Shooting In PA: Report The director of the US Secret Service, who once directed security for a Westchester County-headquartered company, is facing criticism following the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, according to a report by ABC News.  New, updated report - Secret Service Director With Former Job In Purchase Steps Down After Trump Shooting: Report The scrutiny toward the US Secret Service, headed by Director Kimberly Cheatle, comes following a fatal shooting at a Trump Rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13 that left one man dead and two others in critical con…
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was convicted on corruption charges Tuesday, July 16. The jury found Menendez, a Democrat, guilty on all 16 counts after prosecutors accused him of giving secret information and military aid to Egypt in exchange for various favors, according to a release by the US Department of Justice. Menendez, a power broker in Hudson County and former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had professed his innocence. The senator, first appointed in 2006, had already ruled out running as a Democrat in this year's election but said he was considering an independen…
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former President Donald Trump unveiled his vice presidential running mate late Monday afternoon, July 15.  US Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio, age 39, was announced as the pick by Trump on Truth Social just ahead of his appearance at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. The post reads as follows: "After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio. J.D. honorably served our Country in the Ma…
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Secret Service agents rushed to get former President Donald Trump offstage after loud bangs were heard and he dropped to the ground at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Just minutes after the early evening event on Saturday, July 13 in Butler, just north of Pittsburgh, started, the apparent shots were heard. Trump had turned to show a chart of border crossing numbers when bangs rang throughout the crowd. He ducked and was tackled by Secret Service members as members of the crowd gasped and chanted, "U-S-A." Possible gunshots at former President Trump's rally in Butler, PA. Secret Servic…
Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden
Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden A leaked-post Presidential debate poll states the swing state of Pennsylvania could be the election's "tipping point".  In the OpenLabs poll shared in political insider groups, analysts noted that in PA President Biden is trailing former President Trump by 7.3 polling points. It also showed that approximately 10% of voters in PA remain undecided.  The poll went on to consider other potential Democratic Party presidential candidates. In Pennsylvania, voters preferred the following candidates in this order — all ranking above Biden as a candidate:  Governor of Michigan G…
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial A New York jury convicted former President Donald Trump of all charges in his alleged hush money trial, finding that he falsified business records to buy an adult film star’s silence and influence the 2016 presidential election. The historic verdict, the first adjudication and conviction of a former US president, was reached shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, after around 10 hours of deliberation. Seven men and five women on the jury unanimously found Trump guilty on all 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first degree that were filed by Manhattan District Attorne…
North Philly Shooter Caught On Victim's Dash Cam: Police (UPDATED) North Philly Shooter Caught On Victim's Dash Cam: Police (UPDATED)
North Philly Shooter Caught On Victim's Dash Cam: Police (Updated) Police detectives in Philadelphia are looking for two suspects who shot at a driver on Friday night, April 12.  Authorities said the pair stopped in front of the victim at a red light at Old York Road and Cheltenham Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Dashboard camera footage shows the passenger open fire at the victim before fleeing in a black Nissan Murano.  Dashboard camera footage.  PhiladelphiaPolice Officials said the victim was struck once in the chest and hospitalized in critical condition.  The suspect vehicle was last seen fleeing north on Old York Road into Cheltenh…
Trump To Make Campaign Stop In Lehigh Valley Trump To Make Campaign Stop In Lehigh Valley
Trump To Make Campaign Stop In Lehigh Valley Former President Donald Trump will speak in North Whitehall Township next Saturday, April 13.  The campaign event will be held at the Schnecksville Fire Hall, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m.  Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on his campaign website. 
Ex-PA Political Candidate Kills Husband By Burning Him Alive: DA Ex-PA Political Candidate Kills Husband By Burning Him Alive: DA
Ex-PA Political Candidate Kills Husband By Burning Him Alive: DA A former political candidate has been convicted in connection with the murder of her husband — a former chief deputy sheriff of Dauphin County — Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo announced on Thursday. On March 14, Evelyn Henderson (known as Evey Zigerelli when she ran for office in the 1990s) was convicted of second-degree murder and aggravated arson in connection with the death of her 84-year-old husband Carmen Henderson, according to the April 4 release by the DA's office.  Authorities first learned of Carmen's death when Evelyn called 911 claiming he had "set himsel…
Philadelphia Police Name 88-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Car Philadelphia Police Name 88-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Car
Philadelphia Police Name 88-Year-Old Man Shot Dead In Car Police have identified the elderly man shot dead in a parked car in West Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon, March 5.  He was 88-year-old Richard Butler, PPD told Daily Voice.  Police said they were dispatched to the 100 block of North Dewey Street around 1:30 p.m. They found Butler in a white Hyundai with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, authorities said.  He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital where he died from his wounds around 2 p.m., according to police.  No weapons were recovered and no arrests made at the scene. Homicide detectives are investigating and…
Biden To Make First 2024 Campaign Stop In Pennsylvania: Reports Biden To Make First 2024 Campaign Stop In Pennsylvania: Reports
Biden To Make First 2024 Campaign Stop In Pennsylvania: Reports President Joe Biden will make his first campaign stop of the New Year in Montgomery County on Saturday, multiple outlets report.  Biden is expected to deliver a speech near Valley Forge National Park, where George Washington's Continental Army spent a bitter winter encamped from 1777 to 1778, .  Re-election staffers said Biden hopes to draw parallels between the site's historical significance and the riots at the US Capitol building exactly three years prior.  “The president will make the case directly that democracy and freedom, two powerful ideas that united the 13 colonie…
House Votes For 'Taylor Swift Era' In Pennsylvania In 2023 House Votes For 'Taylor Swift Era' In Pennsylvania In 2023
House Votes For 'Taylor Swift Era' In Pennsylvania In 2023 It's official — 2023 is the era of Taylor Swift.  That's according to a recently passed resolution from the Pennsylvania state House of Representatives, which lauds the Berks County native as having "transcended the role of pop star." The resolution cleared the House by three votes on Wednesday, Dec. 13, the singer's 34th birthday.  The resolution "celebrat(es) Ms. Swift's recent selection as TIME Magazine's 2023 Person of the Year" and recognizes "her positive impact on Pennsylvania's economy, voter registration numbers, consumer protections, and pro-labor practic…
'Put Up Or Shut Up:' Fetterman Trolls Bob Menendez In Epic Cameo By George Santos 'Put Up Or Shut Up:' Fetterman Trolls Bob Menendez In Epic Cameo By George Santos
'Put Up Or Shut Up:' Fetterman Trolls Bob Menendez In Epic Cameo By George Santos George Santos has a new gig and one of his most recent paychecks comes from the pockets of John Fetterman. Days after being ousted from Congress, the serial fabulist was commissioned by Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) to create a cameo for indicted New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez (D). "Hey Bobby!" Santos quips in the Cameo, a website that lets public figures record personal videos for money.  "Look, I don’t think I need to tell you, but these people that want to make you get in trouble and want to kick you out and make you run away, you make them put up or shut up. "You stand your ground, s…
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster Well, that didn’t take long. Now-former New York Rep. George Santos has been all but erased from the halls of Congress following his historic expulsion from office on Friday, Dec. 1. The disgraced Long Island Republican – whose former 3rd District includes parts of Nassau County and Queens – made a hasty exit from the House chamber once it was clear that the required two-thirds majority had been secured to seal his ouster. Earlier Report: US House Expels NY Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote He did not address the throng of reporters who followed him to a waiting car, though CNN …
'You Need To Die' PA Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint 'You Need To Die' PA Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint
'You Need To Die' PA Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint A series of threatening voicemails have landed a Pennsylvania man a serious charge from the United States Attorney’s Office, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice. Robert Lee Ingalls, Jr., age 61, of Mechanicsburg, is accused of leaving two voicemail messages "specifically threatened to kill a specifically identified United States Congressman" on the main congressional office answering system in Washington, D.C. Nov. 6, 2023, according to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam in a release on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The United States Capitol Police investigated the case with assist…
Fetterman Visits Striking Mack Truck Workers On Lehigh County Picket Line Fetterman Visits Striking Mack Truck Workers On Lehigh County Picket Line
Fetterman Visits Striking Mack Truck Workers On Lehigh County Picket Line US Senator John Fetterman was in Macungie on Tuesday, Oct. 10 to visit the Mack Truck workers who walked out on strike this week.  I was proud to walk the picket line with striking @UAWRegion9 workers from MACK Trucks in Macungie today. This is my third @UAW picket line in the past few weeks. As long as these workers walk the picket line, I will have their backs. pic.twitter.com/m6X2TWbfkI — Senator John Fetterman (@SenFettermanPA) October 10, 2023 "I was proud to walk the picket line with striking (UAW Region 9) workers from Mack Trucks in Macungie today," he said. "As long as these wo…
Gun Pulled At GOP Meeting By Ex-Allegheny County Council Candidate: Affidavit Gun Pulled At GOP Meeting By Ex-Allegheny County Council Candidate: Affidavit
Gun Pulled At GOP Meeting By Ex-Allegheny County Council Candidate: Affidavit A 2021 candidate for the Allegheny County Council pulled a gun and threatened members of the Plum Borough GOP Committee, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice. Eric Philip Casteel, a 62-year-old Cyber Security Architect also threatened three members of the Republican Committee— Mike Doyle, former US Congress nominee and current Plum council president, Paul Dern, current council vice president and Gerard "Jerry" Purcell, who is running for Plum council— at the Plum Community Center on Center New Texas Road on Thursday, April 27, 2023, around 8 p.m., according to the affid…
PA Rep.'s Crash Involving Alcohol Under Investigation By State Police PA Rep.'s Crash Involving Alcohol Under Investigation By State Police
PA Rep.'s Crash Involving Alcohol Under Investigation By State Police PA State Rep. Torren C. Ecker was the only person involved in a crash into a guide rail on Route 94 on Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Thursday, April 20, 2023.  It is believed that alcohol was a factor in a crash in the 7900 block of Carlisle Pike in Huntington Township on April 18 around 11:45 p.m., state police said. The 37-year-old drifted off the road and hit a guide rail, disabling his vehicle.  The New Oxford man submitted to a blood test, the results of which as pending—as is the charge of "driving on roadways laned for traffic," according to the release.  Ecker r…
Philly Man Disguised As USPS Worker Stole Mail-In Ballots: Feds Philly Man Disguised As USPS Worker Stole Mail-In Ballots: Feds
Philly Man Disguised As USPS Worker Stole Mail-In Ballots: Feds A Philadelphia man is accused of dressing up as a postal worker and stealing mail from collection boxes, including about 15 mail-in voting ballots, according to federal authorities.  Zachkey James, 27, is charged with impersonation, mail theft, and related counts that could earn him up to 31 years in prison and $1.5 million in fines, said US Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero in a statement Thursday, Dec. 8.  Investigators allege that James disguised himself as a mailman and gained access to west Philly postal collection boxes at least twice — once at the Kingsessing Post Office i…
Ex-Stripper Who Ran For Congress In Philly Wants You To Buy Her 'Elect Ho Ho Hoes' Merch Ex-Stripper Who Ran For Congress In Philly Wants You To Buy Her 'Elect Ho Ho Hoes' Merch
Ex-Stripper Who Ran For Congress In Philly Wants You To Buy Her 'Elect Ho Ho Hoes' Merch Alexandra Hunt, a leftist candidate who ran for Pennsylvania's 3rd U.S. Congressional District and was once a stripper, is selling merchandise calling for the election of "Ho Ho Hoes."  The 28-year-old, who has been open about her time dancing for money while attending the University of Richmond, posted a link to her online store on Facebook Tuesday, Dec. 6.   Alexandra Hunt, an activist and ex-stripper who ran for U.S. Congress in PA's 3rd District, is selling holiday merchandise that says "Elect Ho Ho Hoes."Shawn Reid/Alexandra Hunt campaign apparel She was running for the Democratic …
Will Helen Gym Run For Philly Mayor? Councilor's Resignation Sparks Rumors Will Helen Gym Run For Philly Mayor? Councilor's Resignation Sparks Rumors
Will Helen Gym Run For Philly Mayor? Councilor's Resignation Sparks Rumors Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym announced her sudden resignation in a social media post early on Tuesday, Nov. 29 — a move that many speculate means she will run for mayor in 2023.  In a video message uploaded to Twitter, the at-large Democratic councilwoman called her six-year tenure in the city's legislature "an incredible honor." I came on to City Council because I knew that together, we could find solutions to what other people told us was impossible. It’s been an incredible honor, Philadelphia ❤️ pic.twitter.com/lvBsuPPOPP — Helen Gym (@HelenGymAtLarge) November 29, 2022 …
Mayor Of Suburban Philly Borough Charged With Assault Of Council Member Mayor Of Suburban Philly Borough Charged With Assault Of Council Member
Mayor Of Suburban Philly Borough Charged With Assault Of Council Member The mayor of one Delaware County borough has been arrested in connection with an attack on a council member earlier this month. Darby Mayor Darren Burrell, 41, apparently asked Omar Thompson if he could talk during a heated Nov. 2 discussion about traffic grew heated, and threatened to attack him, according to multiple news outlets citing the arrest affidavit. Sometime after the meeting, the two were talking. That's when Burrell got out of his seat and punched Thompson, then grabbed him, causing him to fall to the floor. Thompson was hospitalized with injuries to his hands and le…
Philly Political Consultant Forged Signatures For Ballot Access: DA Philly Political Consultant Forged Signatures For Ballot Access: DA
Philly Political Consultant Forged Signatures For Ballot Access: DA A Philadelphia political consultant is facing criminal charges after prosecutors say he forged signatures to gain ballot access for his clients.  Rasheen Crews of Crews Consulting was working on behalf of "multiple candidates" in the 2019 Democratic Philadelphia mayoral primary to help fill out their nominating petitions, said state Attorney General Joshua Shapiro in a statement on Wednesday, Nov. 16.  But to get the forms filled, investigators say Crews hired "individuals" to sit in a hotel room and write "write names, addresses, and forged signatures" on the petitions, investiga…
Election Day 2022: Hottest House Races In PA Election Day 2022: Hottest House Races In PA
Election Day 2022: Hottest House Races In PA Polls are open for the 2022 midterm elections Tuesday, Nov. 8. All 17 of Pennsylvania's seats in the US House of Representatives are contested. All 18 incumbent representatives having won their 2020 races, leaving the Pennsylvania delegation balanced with nine Democrats and nine Republicans holding office.  But the Keystone State has only 17 Congressional districts at play in the 2022 midterm elections, having lost a seat following the results of the 2020 census.   If the 435-member House flips to Republican control, that is considered a "referendum" on Joe Biden's first-term problems as…
Fetterman Struggles Through Debate With Oz Fetterman Struggles Through Debate With Oz
Fetterman Struggles Through Debate With Oz Lieutenant Governor and Democratic US Senate hopeful John Fetterman met with Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz in a highly anticipated debate Tuesday, Oct. 25.  But Fetterman, who suffered from a stroke in May, appeared to struggle at times and gave halting, sometimes contradictory answers over the course of the hour-long debate.  “I had a stroke. He’s never let me forget that,” said Fetterman, calling his health "the elephant in the room."  "I might miss some words during this debate, mush two words together, but it knocked me down and I’m going to keep coming back up," he …
Fetterman Holds Narrow Lead Over Oz, New Poll Shows Fetterman Holds Narrow Lead Over Oz, New Poll Shows
Fetterman Holds Narrow Lead Over Oz, New Poll Shows One of the most closely watched Senate races this midterm election year is becoming clearer, according to a new poll released by CNN. The data shows Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman leading Republican candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz 51 percent to 45 percent among expected voters. The advantage is "narrowly outside of the survey’s margin of error," the outlet says. The poll was conducted from Oct. 13 to 17 and surveyed 901 registered voters in Pennsylvania. Fetterman and Oz are competing to replace retiring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. ALSO SEE: Obama Runs Ad Campaign For Fetterman Fett…
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move In a historic move, President Joe Biden announced he is pardoning all of those with prior federal offenses of simple possession of marijuana.  The White House announced the marijuana reform on Thursday, Oct. 6 during Biden's visit to an IBM facility in New York, saying he has directed Attorney General Merrick Garland to develop an administrative process to issue certificates of pardon to individuals who are eligible. Biden said thousands of people with federal convictions for marijuana possession have had their lives upended.  "Criminal records for marijuana possession have …