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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/10 Edition

If you were putting together a dream team of political operatives in Pa., then you would want to use our list of the top political operatives. Sen. Casey is going to need all the operatives he can get because the rumor mill shows that Rep. Dent is seriously considering a challenge to the incumbent senator and the Post-Gazette takes the Pa. angle on the House Democratic Caucus rejecting the President’s tax cut deal. In addition, Gov. Rendell got Auditor General Jack Wagner’s approval for a smaller bond measure. Good Friday morning and welcome to the Buzz. Be sure to check out Up & Down later today.

December 10th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Top Political Operatives List

PoliticsPA asked the top politicos from around the Commonwealth, “If you were building your political team from scratch, who would you want on it?” We were not looking for power lobbyists, paid media magicians or rainmaking fundraisers. We wanted to know who are the people you want on your campaign team when the job needs to get done.

December 9th, 2010 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | 7 Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/9 Edition

PoliticsPA has learned that State Sen. Kim Ward is being considered a potential challenger to Sen. Casey, the Tribune-Review is finding a luke warm response to the Obama tax deal among the Pa. Congressional delegation and Rep. Fattah was passed over for the top Dem. spot on the House Appropriations committee. Good Thursday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

December 9th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Businessman Moran Won’t Challenge Casey

Businessman John Moran, recently rumored as a potential 2012 challenger to U.S. Senator Bob Casey, said today that he would not be running for the seat. “I am unequivocally not a prospective candidate,” said Moran in a statement. “…I believe that, at this time, my talents are best served by continuing to grow my businesses, […]

December 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/8 Edition

Rep. Kanjorski is shocked by the tax cut deal, Corbett named more top-level staffers, Gov. Rendell’s future is being discussed widely and Sen. Specter made good on his bet with Speaker Pelosi over the Phillies and Giants playoff matchup. Good Wednesday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

December 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Corbett advisors’ links to industry prompts dismay

Democrats and citizen advocates are criticizing the composition of Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Corbett’s transition team for the number of its members with ties to industries and companies that are regulated, permitted and, occasionally, punished by government agencies.

December 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Casey, Philly Delegation Push for Funding of Delaware River Deepening Project

Casey, Philly Delegation Push for Funding of Delaware River Deepening Project   PHILADELPHIA, PA— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today met with the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority and stakeholders interested in the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project to discuss the importance of this project to the region’s economy. Senator Casey today joined members of […]

December 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments