Rep. Kelly to Trump: Help lower the cost of insulin
Rep. Kelly to Trump: Help lower the cost of insulin

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) is calling on President Donald Trump for help with one of his top legislative goals.

8 hrs 4 mins ago
Senate passes short-term funding deal to avoid gov't shutdown
Senate passes short-term funding deal to avoid gov't shutdown

Senators moved to avoid the second government shutdown of the year by approving a short-term spending deal on Thursday.

November 21st, 3:12 PM EST
Sondland implicates top Trump officials, says Giuliani requests were a 'quid pro quo'
Sondland implicates top Trump officials, says Giuliani requests were a 'quid pro quo'

Some of the most crucial testimony in the impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump came Wednesday when a top U.S. ambassador confirmed there was a quid pro quo between the Trump administration and the Ukrainian government.

November 20th, 6:24 PM EST
Witnesses provide firsthand accounts of Trump-Zelensky call during impeachment hearings
Witnesses provide firsthand accounts of Trump-Zelensky call during impeachment hearings

The next four key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry were on Capitol Hill Tuesday, including top officials who were on that controversial July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

November 19th, 4:50 PM EST
House OKs short-term spending deal
House OKs short-term spending deal

Congress is one step closer to avoiding another government shutdown.

November 19th, 3:51 PM EST
Former Ukraine ambassador testifies on day two of public hearings
Former Ukraine ambassador testifies on day two of public hearings

During the second day of public impeachment hearings, ousted U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers she was the victim of a smear campaign by President Donald Trump and other top officials.

November 15th, 5:14 PM EST
Supreme Court hears DACA case impacting undocumented immigrants
Supreme Court hears DACA case impacting undocumented immigrants

The future of nearly 700,000 young people known as “Dreamers” is in the hands of the United States Supreme Court.

November 12th, 3:36 PM EST
Toomey not concerned about knowing whistleblower's identity
Toomey not concerned about knowing whistleblower's identity

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) tells Erie News Now he is not concerned about knowing the whistleblower's identity.

November 8th, 12:21 PM EST
Federal animal cruelty bill heads to Trump's desk
Federal animal cruelty bill heads to Trump's desk

What’s known as the PACT – Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture – Act would make animal cruelty a federal felony with up to seven years in prison.

November 7th, 4:46 PM EST
Senators warn against scams targeting veterans
Senators warn against scams targeting veterans

A warning for military veterans from U.S. Senators: Scams are on the rise ahead of the upcoming Veterans Day holidays.

November 6th, 10:50 AM EST
Pelosi talks impeachment at Pennsylvania Democratic Party fundraiser
Pelosi talks impeachment at Pennsylvania Democratic Party fundraiser

One day after the U.S. House formally authorized the next steps in the impeachment process into President Donald Trump, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress has no choice but to move forward. “No decision has been made to impeach the presid

November 1st, 11:48 PM EDT
Kelly, Thompson vote against impeachment inquiry resolution
Kelly, Thompson vote against impeachment inquiry resolution

The U.S. House approved a resolution Thursday morning formally authorizing the inquiry.

October 31st, 2:06 PM EDT
Following 'Tree of Life' anniversary, Toomey renews background check debate
Following 'Tree of Life' anniversary, Toomey renews background check debate

After eleven people were killed in a shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue in Oct. 2018, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) renewed his push for comprehensive background checks.

October 31st, 1:59 PM EDT
Schumer, Casey: 'junk' health care plans could jeopardize pre-existing condition protection
Schumer, Casey: 'junk' health care plans could jeopardize pre-existing condition protection

Senate Democrats fell short Wednesday in their attempt to overturn a Trump administration health care guideline.

October 30th, 5:35 PM EDT
E.D.D.C. leaders brief federal lawmakers on Opportunity Zones impact
E.D.D.C. leaders brief federal lawmakers on Opportunity Zones impact

E.D.D.C. Chief Executive Officer John Persinger was among a group of private sector leaders from around the country to meet with members of the powerful House Ways & Means Committee, including with U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly.

October 29th, 8:06 PM EDT
Local advocates push for Medicare dental coverage during D.C. visit
Local advocates push for Medicare dental coverage during D.C. visit

Seniors are often surprised to find out dental coverage is not included in Medicare. But Thursday, hundreds of Medicare advocates took over Capitol Hill urging lawmakers to change that.

October 24th, 3:32 PM EDT
Toomey among GOP Senators pushing Turkey sanctions despite Trump deal
Toomey among GOP Senators pushing Turkey sanctions despite Trump deal

Despite President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. would lift sanctions on Turkey, there is a different tone from some Republican senators on Capitol Hill.

October 23rd, 3:25 PM EDT
Pa. lawmakers oppose Trump's troop withdrawal in Syria
Pa. lawmakers oppose Trump's troop withdrawal in Syria

Damage control continues in Congress as a growing number of lawmakers formally opposed President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria.

October 16th, 4:42 PM EDT
Casey releases report on senior falls prevention
Casey releases report on senior falls prevention

The annual report found that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. In all, falls lead to more than 30,000 deaths per year, Casey said.

October 16th, 11:18 AM EDT
U.S. Agriculture Secretary pushes for USMCA passage
U.S. Agriculture Secretary pushes for USMCA passage

In a one-on-one interview with Washington Correspondent Matt Knoedler, U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue said he believes the impeachment inquiry into President Trump will not prevent the USMCA from passing Congress.

October 10th, 2:56 PM EDT
Kelly, Thompson hopeful new trade deal will pass by year's end
Kelly, Thompson hopeful new trade deal will pass by year's end

Democrats insist Congress’s top issues won’t take a backseat to the impeachment inquiry. Now, our local lawmakers feel like one of them could wrap up pretty soon. U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) and Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) are voicing their conce

October 4th, 2:56 PM EDT
Chautauqua Institution celebrates first anniversary of D.C. expansion
Chautauqua Institution celebrates first anniversary of D.C. expansion

With another summer in the books at the Chautauqua Institution’s New York campus, the focus now comes back to Washington, D.C.

October 3rd, 4:00 PM EDT
Analysts talk impeachment inquiry & what's next
Analysts talk impeachment inquiry & what's next

Top Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry said Wednesday they hope to wrap things up by the end of the year.

October 2nd, 3:34 PM EDT
Reed returns to Congress following collapse, talks impeachment
Reed returns to Congress following collapse, talks impeachment

In his first television interview since returning to Congress Monday evening, Reed told Erie News Now Washington Correspondent Matt Knoedler that he is “recovering well.”

September 25th, 1:03 PM EDT
Short-term budget deal shines light on rising national debt
Short-term budget deal shines light on rising national debt

The short-term spending package the House passed last week set up the next step in what’s likely another tense, partisan budget battle on Capitol Hill.

September 24th, 4:06 PM EDT
Kelly, Hyundai team up for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Kelly, Hyundai team up for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly took part in a big way on Capitol Hill.

September 19th, 10:41 AM EDT
Erie veterans group embarks on 6th annual trip to D.C.
Erie veterans group embarks on 6th annual trip to D.C.

This is the sixth annual trip for Warriors to Washington.

September 14th, 8:15 PM EDT
Senators await Trump's decision on gun proposals
Senators await Trump's decision on gun proposals

The week comes to an end after a tense partisan battle on the issue.

September 13th, 5:09 PM EDT
Pennsylvania Senators Recognize Police Detective for Rescuing Officer
Pennsylvania Senators Recognize Police Detective for Rescuing Officer

In 2017, Gibbs responded to an armed robbery where he rescued a fellow officer who was shot in the line of duty.

September 12th, 6:25 PM EDT
Climate change is 'melting away both my sport and my livelihood,' winter athletes tell Senate committee
Climate change is 'melting away both my sport and my livelihood,' winter athletes tell Senate committee

As a hall-of-fame goaltender, Mike Richter is known for his game-winning saves on the ice. Now, he’s trying to save something else: the environment.

September 12th, 5:48 PM EDT