GOP leaders tell Dems to pull redistricting amendment

Republican legislative leaders are calling on Democrats to pull the constitutional amendment on redistricting after hours of testimony in two hearings on the matter yesterday saw no witnesses other than the measure’s sponsors testifying in favor. “It would be an act of utter hubris for the Democratic majorities to forge ahead with the constitutional amendment in defiance of such clear public opposition,” said Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean. “They should

Pittsburgh shooting could hurt GOP on election day, pundit says

A mass shooting that left at least four people dead – at this point, the total death toll is unclear – at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday could hurt Republicans at the polls in 10 days. Though it’s unlikely that the shooting will do much to further energize the state’s Democrats or push voters who were considering staying home on November to suddenly run out and vote blue, it could push