GOP Victories for U.S. House Were Both Solid and Wide-Ranging

By Louis Jacobson PoliticsPA Contributing Writer As a state that has been home to more competitive congressional races this year than any other state, Pennsylvania has been one of the most crucial targets for Republican strategists looking to take over the House. And on Election Day, the Keystone State did not disappoint: Almost everything that […]

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

PhillyClout: Corbett Calls Christie His “Role Model” In Victory Speech

Governor-elect Tom Corbett, delivering a victory speech in Pittsburgh, just called New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie his “role model” for moving forward on the state’s troubled budget and the public employee pension system. Christie, who thanked Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato for a “spirited debate,” said he would work to make Pennsylvania more attractive for business investment.

November 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Dems in U.S. House backing away (slightly) from the brink?

It looks like U.S. Reps. Kathy Dahlkemper, Paul Kanjorski, Chris Carney and Patrick Murphy have lost — and a Democratic-held open seat has flipped — but two Democrats in the delegation are narrowly leading. With 92 percent of votes counted statewide, Rep. Jason Altmire is clinging to a 4,000-vote lead, while Rep. Mark Critz has […]

November 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments