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Clockwise from top left: Jess King (D), Madeleine Dean (D), Pearl Kim (R), Susan Wild (D), Chrissy Houlahan (D), Mary Gay Scanlon (D), Bibiana Boerio (D), and Susan Boser (D) won primary races for Pennsylvania congressional seats in the 2018 midterm. (Photos courtesy of campaigns, Emily Cohen/WHYY)

Pa. women poised to make history in congressional delegation after primary victories

Eight women running for congress in Pennsylvania advanced to the general election ballot this week, setting a record for the state.

Pa. women poised to make history in congressional delegation after primary victories

What connects Philadelphia with Pittsburgh? Altoona with Allegheny National Forest? Harrisburg with Happy Valley? Amish Country with Coal Country?

Quite a lot, actually.

While most media in the state focus locally, Keystone Crossroads explores the stories that matter across the commonwealth, reported with all Pennsylvanians in mind. Four public media newsrooms are collaborating on this project to create in-depth and insightful journalism on key topics that reverberate from the Statehouse to the streets and back again: government accountability, public education, changing communities, and criminal justice.

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