1/20 Morning Buzz

The House officially votes to repeal health care reform and both parties sought to capitalize. A poll shows Nutter in a strong position. Toomey gives intellectual heft to the GOP debt ceiling argument. Everyone is still getting used to having a new Governor. And the GOP side of the Montco Commissioners race just got a lot less complicated.

January 20th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

House officially repeals Health Care bill

by Tom Mulkeen, Contributing Writer The House of Representatives officially voted today to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act more commonly known as Obamacare. The official vote tally was 245-189 in favor of repeal mostly along party lines. Every Republican voted in favor along with three Democrats. Two Democrats from Pennsylvania, Tim Holden of […]

January 19th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Exclusive: New Poll Shows Good News for Nutter

A new survey from Municipoll shows Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in good shape heading into the May Democratic primary. Nutter leads a generic opponent by a 47%-39% margin. In a variety of hypothetical matchups, Nutter leads the second-highest vote-getter by at least 15%.

January 19th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

1/19 Morning Buzz

Governor Tom Corbett. We’re still getting used to that. Yesterday was the big day. Make sure to check out PoliticPA’s extensive coverage of the Inauguration, the accompanying anti-Marcellus protest, and the Inaugural Ball.

January 19th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 3 Comments