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06/17/2020
U.S. Rep. Susan Wild on the upcoming election, the COVID-19 response and the movement for police reform

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild based her vote May 15 against a second coronavirus stimulus bill, the HEROES Act, on several factors: The $3 trillion package was crammed too full, it was being rushed through with too little time to...

02/5/2020
With her State of the Union guest, Susan Wild highlighted sky-high prescription costs. President Trump said Congress should send him legislation to slash those costs.

Lehigh Valley Congresswoman Susan Wild says it’s the problem she hears about more than any other: the skyrocketing cost of insulin, a life-or-death drug for those attempting to manage diabetes.

To underscore the need for policy action on the high price of insulin and other prescription drugs, the...

06/14/2019
Out of the spotlight, Pennsylvania Congresswoman Susan Wild sidesteps Capitol Hill drama, so far

Congresswoman Susan Wild’s colleagues knew she was a former litigator, but most hadn’t seen her perform under pressure until one March afternoon.

The freshman Lehigh Valley lawmaker was shepherding a bill on gender pay equity for Democrats on the U.S. House floor. During the debate,...

11/9/2018
Election Night Remarks as Delivered by Susan Wild, Congresswoman-Elect for Pennsylvania's 7th District

Thank you all for being here, thank you for your patience in staying. It’s been a long night, it’s been a long year, it’s been a long day, and I’m just so happy to be here with all of you. It is just such an incredibly exciting moment for me personally, and for all of us here in the 7th District...

10/23/2018
Press Release: Wild Wins PBS Debate as Candidates Present Clear Choice to Voters

Bethlehem, Pa. (Oct. 23, 2018) —This evening, Democrat Susan Wild emerged as the clear winner in PBS live debate among the candidates for Congress in PA-07. She faced Republican Marty Nothstein and Libertarian Tim Silfies in an hour-long debate on issues ranging from health care...

10/22/2018
WHYY: Lehigh Valley congressional race in play for control of the House

Following Pennsylvania’s recent redistricting and the retirement of Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, the Lehigh Valley has become a crucial battleground in the fight to control the...

10/15/2018
Press Release: In WFMZ Debate, Susan Wild Demonstrates Command of Issues and Offers Bipartisan Solutions to Help Pennsylvanians Get Ahead

Opponent Stumbles on Economy, Immigration, Doubles-Down on Washington Republicans’ Partisan Playbook

Bethlehem, Pa (Oct. 15, 2018) —Tonight, in the first of a two-part debate on WFMZ’s “Business Matters” program,...

10/3/2018
The Morning Call: Bucking their brethren, Evangelical group brings message to Lehigh Valley: Vote Democratic to flip U.S. House

Darlene Sinclaire of Allentown considers herself a Christian, but unlike most of her church-going friends, she doesn’t plan to vote for the conservative candidate in this year’s election.

Sinclaire, who was once a registered Republican and is now a Democrat, was among those attending a rally in...

09/28/2018
Statement from Susan Wild on the Importance of Conducting a Thorough FBI Investigation Before Any Further Action on Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination

Bethlehem, Pa. (Sept 28. 2018) — Republicans in the Senate have agreed to allow for a one week delay on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to allow for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations brought by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Susan Wild released the...

09/27/2018
The New York Times: Female Candidates Calibrate Politics With Support for Kavanaugh Accusers

The fight over control of the House of Representatives runs through suburban battlegrounds, where Democrats and Republicans both believe they need to win the votes of college-educated white women, particularly independents who voted for President Trump in 2016. Those women are more inclined than most...

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