11/9 Morning Buzz
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Maps: How Obama Stacked Up in Pa. Vs. 2008 and 2004: Take a look at which Pa. counties gave President Obama his biggest drop from 2008, and where he overperformed John Kerry.
Grading the Polls: GOP pollsters were proved way off the mark on Tuesday in Pennsylvania as elsewhere. Here’s a look at the internal and independent polls of Pa. races and how they compared to the final results.
Bonner Concedes to Micozzie: And then there were 3. Democrat Seamus Bonner conceded his challenge to Rep. Nick Micozzie, the Delaware County Republican said Thursday.
Shuster Driving at Transportation Chair: Rep. Bill Shuster announced the he will seek the chairmanship of the prominent Transportation and Infrastructure Committee – a post his father and predecessor Bud Shuster held during the 1990s.
HD-131: The race between Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh) and Kevin Deely is still outstanding. Simmons says he’s up outside of the margin that leftover provisional ballots could change; Deely is raising money to fund a recount effort.
Capitol Ideas: Gov. Corbett to bid South America a hearty “Hola” on 2013 trade mission.
State House Sound Bites: Corbett says Kane should make quick work of a Sandusky case investigation
PA Independent: Republicans take it on the chin on Election Day
StateImpact PA: New Deep Injection Wells Planned for Elk and Clearfield Counties
StateImpact PA: “Imagine There’s No Fracking” Billboards
StateImpact PA: DEP Secretary Krancer Continues to Battle Clean Air Council
StateImpact PA: Drill Bits: Fracking Earthquakes, Fear and Loathing at the Wellhead, and Dimock Update
CapitolWire: DePasquale plans for day-one review of DEP water-testing programs
CapitolWire: Capitolwire: GOP, Democratic officials differ on three state House race outcomes.
CapitolWire: OFF THE FLOOR: State House wins Best In GOP for 2012.
Daily News: Class-action lawsuit looming against city in gun-owner web snafu
Daily News: After Romney, what now for the GOP?
Daily News: Casey holds off big-money challenge
Daily News: BACKING THEIR BALLOTS
Daily News: Elections boss deposed by her two colleagues
Inquirer: Payback for Philadelphia’s big turnout for Obama?
Inquirer: Vote was astronomical for Obama in some Philadelphia wards
Inquirer: Pennsylvania’s incoming attorney general vows to be an activist
Inquirer: Brady: no cuts in Soc. Security, Medicare; raise taxes on jet fuel
Inquirer: Clarke proposal on parking would change new zoning code
Inquirer: Help from, and for, a president
Inquirer: For GOP, a test to reach more diverse voters
Philly.com: Election Results 2012
Philly.com: The Vote For U.S. President In The Philadelphia Region
Philly Clout: Shake-up at City Commission means ousted chairwoman must move offices
Philly Clout: Thursday’s DN: GOP needs a GPS
WHYY Newsworks: Philadelphia City Council already tinkering with massive zoning overhaul
WHYY Newsworks: Following election, advocates antsy for Medicaid decision
WHYY Newsworks: Cortbett expects new Pa. attorney general to make quick work of Sandusky probe
WHYY Newsworks: Philly Controller looks at Commissioners office overtime
WHYY Newsworks: Philadelphia ballot questions: the ayes have it
Delco Daily Times: UPDATE: Sheamus Bonner concedes close battle for 16rd state House seat to incumbent Nick Micozzie
Delco Daily Times: Micozzie grabs victory over Bonner in 163rd
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Delco goes Democratic again in presidential race (With Interactive)
Delco Daily Times: Swarthmore prof weighs in on election
Delco Daily Times: Fiscal cliff: With election over, attention turns to debt
Delco Daily Times: Statewide, it was a very tough election day for Corbett, Republicans
Pottstown Mercury: Chesco property owners may see first county tax hike in 5 years
Daily Local: Election/political ads are finally over … so enjoy the sound of silence
Daily Local: Republican folly on immigration reform may prove fatal
Daily Local: Voter explains his opposition to voter ID
KDKA: What’s this fiscal cliff lawmakers are talking about?
Early Returns: Reax: Centre for Kane, 39th close, more on Rothfus
Early Returns: Perry on politics: Dreaming of big ideas
Post-Gazette: U.S. Rep. Shuster lobbies for chairmanship of House transportation committee
Tribune Review: U.S. Supreme Court agrees to halt Pennsylvania execution
Tribune Review: Timing right for Borbett-led trade trip to Brazil, Chile, experts say
Beaver County TImes: Voter ideas point to compromise on fiscal gridlock
Beaver County TImes: New Faces: Newly elected US Senators
Tribune-Democrat: Shuster wants to lead panel
Tribune Democrat: Congress: Fiscal cliff cuts would mean recession
The Times Leader: Pa. First Lady Corbett highlights Opening Doors initiative at Abington Heights
The Times Leader: Area experts warn GOP on its future
The Times Leader: 2 wins have a moral
The Times Leader: Fracking debate called complex
The Times Leader: Barletta calls for unity
Times-Tribune: Kane ready for job not foreign to her
Times-Tribune: Closer Senate margin creates new dynamic
Times-Tribune: Voter ID law causes confusion at polls
Citizens Voice: Enthusiasm gap cited in election turnout
North by Northwest
Go Erie: Erie County: Friendly territory for Obama
Delco Daily Times: EDITORIAL: GOP must adapt to demographic changes
Delco Daily Times: Editorial: Obama must break gridlock in Washington
Delco Daily Times: SPENCER: Election over, it’s time to get governing
Delco Daily Times: The Ghost of William Penn: Abolitionists A. L. Pennock & Samuel Rhoads – Two Plans to Congress Re: Slavery End!
Pottstown Mercury: David Shribman: He died in defense of free speech
Daily Local: Mr. President and members of Congress, the election is over … now comes the hard part
Times-Tribune: GOP base can’t yield enough votes
Morning Call: Tea Party draws wrong conclusion about the election
Reading Eagle: Neither party a clear winner, it’s time to work together
York Daily Record: Now it’s time to work together
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Wayne’s World: LC GOP Chair on Tuesday Election
Jon Geeting: Youth Turnout was higher than 2008
Keystone Politics: Call for Input: Out Dismal PA Congressional Delegation
Keystone Politics: #HD133 – Justin Simmons really doesn’t want a recount
Keystone Politics: Sam Smith is an idiot