Right here in Pennsylvania, Land of Giants, defeated state home Republicans are nonetheless attempting desperately to cling to energy after dropping the bulk. And if there’s one assume GOPers at the moment are recognized for, it is sore loserdom. By way of Highlight PA:
Democrats received 102 seats on Election Day — a one-seat benefit within the 203-member chamber. However the demise of 1 Democratic lawmaker and the resignation of two extra to take greater places of work presently leaves Democrats at 99 members and Republicans at 101.
Each events have claimed the authority to schedule the particular elections to fill these vacant seats. Democrats scheduled them for Feb. 7. Republicans scheduled one for a similar day and two extra for the Could major.
If Democrats get their method, they are going to seize the bulk in February. If Republicans do, the chamber will seemingly have a good 100-100 cut up in some unspecified time in the future that month, which might forestall most motion from both get together till Could.
The dispute is now in courtroom.
Consider it or not, it wasn’t that way back that Pennsylvania had, you recognize, plain previous tax-cut Republicans. Now a loud majority has jumped on the right-wing loopy prepare.