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6/15 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz.  Romney’s coming to PA tomorrow, and supporters and critics are gearing up. Mark Critz whacked President Obama post-speech on trade and the Keystone Pipeline; and Kathleen Kane will be getting her third campaign manager.

June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Critz Takes a Swipe at Obama Speech

Rep. Mark Critz, Republicans’ top congressional target in Pennsylvania this cycle, had some less-than-kind words for Barack Obama following his major campaign speech Thursday. He criticized the President on trade and the Keystone XL Pipeline.

June 14th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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Romney Doing 3 Stops in PA Tour

Don’t write off Pennsylvania as a swing state quite yet. GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will make 3 stops on his bus tour through PA, several Republican sources confirm. He’ll be in Bucks, Carbon and Lebanon counties on Saturday.

June 14th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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6/14 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz. Lots of Pittsburgh news today! The NRCC reserves $1.3M in fall airtime there; meanwhile, GOP candidates stopped in Steel City to make the pitch for coal industry deregulation; and, some Steelers threw their support and $$ behind Obama.

June 14th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Smith Backs Off of Debt Ceiling Claim

Tom Smith’s heavy television campaign carried the former coal company owner to a wide victory in the GOP primary for U.S. Senate. But in two recent interviews, he backed off of one of his most direct assertions: that he’d never vote to raise the debt ceiling.

June 13th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | 2 Comments