Manan Trivedi First Up On Air, Calls for Congressional Pay Cut

In New TV Ad, Proposes Pay Cut Across the Board for All Members of Congress ELVERSON, Pa –  Today, Manan Trivedi is up on air with his first TV ad. An impressive sign of strength for a political newcomer and Washington outsider, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District beat four-term Congressman Jim Gerlach […]

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

PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/7 Edition

Joe Sestak is set to deliver a major jobs address in the ‘burgh, the AP wonders if Onorato can play catch up and the Trib’s Brad Bumsted wonders why Rendell made life so difficult for Democrats this summer. Labor Day is past, we’re in the home stretch, and this is your Tuesday buzz.

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

Joe Sestak Marches in Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

Will Deliver Speech at Carnegie Mellon Tomorrow on Job Creation MEDIA, PA – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak celebrated Labor Day with workers in Pittsburgh Monday, participating in one of the largest Labor Day parades in the country. He sprinted back and forth across Grant Street and Boulevard of the Allies, greeting spectators and honoring […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Manan Trivedi Responds to Congressman Gerlach’s Perpetuation of “Race Card” Comment

Elverson, PA – After Congressman Jim Gerlach’s campaign has continued to claim that Manan Trivedi, Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, plays the “race card” by receiving donations from Indian Americans, Trivedi made the following statement: “Last week, Congressman Gerlach’s campaign was quoted making racially-charged comments that were offensive and insensitive about my campaign […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Chairman Jim Burn’s Statement on Labor Day

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Chairman Jim Burn issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day. “Today, I was honored to march in the Pittsburgh Labor Day parade alongside proud men and women who are the backbone of Pennsylvania,” said Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn. “As we celebrate Labor Day with family and friends, let us […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Fitzpatrick Calls on Murphy to Support Extension of Tax Cuts

Democrat leader in Congress says extension “in the mix” MORRISVILLE, Pa– Today, while campaigning in Morrisville, Mike Fitzpatrick called on Congressman Patrick Murphy to join him in calling for a permanent extension of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year.  Fitzpatrick has long championed such an extension […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Former Senator Harris Wofford’s Statement on Congressman Jim Gerlach’s Campaign’s Recent Racially-Charged Comments

Former Senator Harris Wofford, the Senator from Pennsylvania from 1991 through 1995, in response to Jim Gerlach’s campaign’s recent racially-charged comments, has issued the below statement. Senator Wofford is a respected leader on civil rights and authority on India who has written a book about early Indian Independence, helped introduce Ghandi’s key disciples to Martin […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

DENT CAMPAIGN AIRS FIRST TELEVISION COMMERCIAL – A LOOK AT “TYPICAL” POLITICIAN JOHN CALLAHAN

Charlie Dent’s campaign aired its first commercial today. You can watch it by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upy8kKm_Gpg John Callahan says that his record as Mayor of Bethlehem qualifies him to serve in Congress. That’s true only if you think a record of four consecutive property tax increases, leading an effort to raise the sales tax (in the […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Statement from Manan Trivedi in response to racial comments from Gerlach campaign

Elverson, PA – Today, the campaign spokesman of Congressman Jim Gerlach was quoted making racial comments about Manan Trivedi in The Hill newspaper. “The only one who has played the race card here is him, by going to Indian-American groups to raise money,” said Campbell. [“Indian-American candidates concerned about racial intolerance,” The Hill, 09/03/2010] http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/other-races/117035-indian-american-candidates-worry-about-race-allegations […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Lentz Honors Working Familes and Unions on Labor Day

Springfield, PA – Today Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, issued the following statement to salute our working families on Labor Day, and the unions that represent them: “Working families form the backbone of the 7th District’s economy, and organized labor’s long tradition of ensuring good wages and […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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