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Pennsylvania Governor's New Slogan Is NSFW

Pennsylvania's Josh Shapiro motto: 'Get s--- done,' or 'GSD'

(Newser) - Gov. Josh Shapiro has a new slogan for how he wants to run Pennsylvania—and it's not fit for kids' ears. "We've got a GSD attitude in the Shapiro administration that means we focus on getting, you know, stuff done," he told a news conference Monday....

'Extraordinary Work' to Have I-95 Stretch Open in 2 Weeks

Governor credits federal help and 'civic pride' for quick restoration of collapsed highway

(Newser) - The collapsed stretch of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia will reopen within two weeks, Pennsylvania's governor said Saturday after joining President Biden on a helicopter tour over the critical stretch of highway closed to East Coast traffic since last weekend. "We are getting it done here in Philly,"...

Pennsylvania Governor Does a 180 on Death Penalty

Democrat Josh Shapiro says he wants it abolished for good, won't sign any execution warrants

(Newser) - Josh Shapiro was once a supporter of the death penalty, including for the suspected gunman in the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Philadelphia in 2018. Now, the Democratic governor of Pennsylvania says his views on capital punishment have shifted, and that he won't be signing any execution warrants...

5 Days After Losing by 14 Points, Gov Candidate Concedes

2020 election skeptic Doug Mastriano lost to Josh Shapiro in Pa. governor's race

(Newser) - A candidate for governor who made a name for himself denying the outcome of the 2020 election has conceded his own defeat in Pennsylvania. Republican Doug Mastriano, backed by former President Trump, officially threw in the towel Sunday night, five days after the election he lost by 14 points, reports...

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