1/11 Morning Buzz

Gleason backs Priebus over Steele for RNC Chair. Rendell legacy stories continue. Rep. Brady announces bill to limit threatening speech re: members of Congress. Editorial boards across the state debate whether the tone political rhetoric in America played a role in the Tucson tragedy. And comments made by Rep. Kanjorski in October about shooting Florida GOP Gov. Candidate Rick Scott have become conservatives’ counter-point in post-Tucson debate over political rhetoric.

January 11th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

Politically Uncorrected: The Rendell Legacy

By G. Terry Madonna & Michael L. Young. Rendell was a larger than life personality; by turns personable and irascible, candid but sometimes cryptic, ideological while also pragmatic, and predictably unpredictable in personal settings. He was great copy for journalists that found his frankness refreshing. And he always and everywhere was on stage, a consummate performer in the guise of a consummate politician.

January 10th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Guest Commentary, Harrisburg | 1 Comment

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January 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PA Delegation Reacts to Tucson Tragedy

Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation expressed their collective sorrow for the victims and families, and hopes for the health and recovery of colleague Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. PoliticsPA compiled official statements and press reports from sitting and recent Pennsylvania Members of Congress.

January 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 2 Comments

PoliticsPA 1/10 Morning Buzz

The entire nation tuned in this weekend to the tragedy in Tucson, with members of PA’s delegation expressing their collective sorrow for the victims and families, and hopes for the health and recovery of colleague Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The top trend among Pennsylvania politicos on social media: this could have happened to any one of […]

January 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

Casey Calls for DoJ Help to Combat PA Drug Crime

WASHINGTON, DC— In response to continuing drug crime in Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today called for additional federal help to combat drug crime in Pennsylvania.  In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Senator Casey highlighted recent reports of drug dealers from the New York City area targeting northeastern Pennsylvania.  He also […]

January 7th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 2 Comments

Marino to receive 3rd committee post

Congressman Tom Marino (R-10) will join the Committee on Foreign Affairs next week, giving the freshman representative from northeast Pa. his third committee appointment. “There is a lot of work to do as far as foreign relations go, with the Middle East and Korea,” Marino said. “There are some pressing issues and I look forward […]

January 7th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments