All eyes nationally on Pa. elections

By Tom Infield, Thomas Fitzgerald, and Joelle Farrell Inquirer Staff Writers Pennsylvania stands squarely in the national spotlight as voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect a governor and U.S. senator, along with 19 U.S. House members. With sunny skies predicted from Philadelphia to Erie, from Pittsburgh to Scranton, 7,858 polling places will be […]

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

One final push before Election Day

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette This story is by James O’Toole based on his reporting and that of Dennis Roddy, Daniel Malloy and Tom Barnes. In Pennsylvania as across the nation, avid Republicans and anxious Democrats made 11th-hour appeals Monday in recession-shadowed elections that seemed poised to deliver a collective rebuke to the Obama […]

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PAC Predicts Victory for Endorsed Tri-State Area Tea Party Candidates Says Conservatives Will Pick Up At Least 6 US House Seats in Region

(November 2, 2010) — The Independence Hall Tea Party PAC, the only federally registered Tea Party PAC in the tri-state (DE, NJ, PA) area, is predicting that many of its endorsed candidates will be victorious in today’s general election. “It’s the ultimate Tea Party and conservative candidates will take control of the US House and, […]

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: Election Day Edition

Happy Election Day. The Allegheny County Elections Board said they are expecting heavier than normal turnout because of the native sons running in statewide races and Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama tried to rally the Democratic base one final time. Good Tuesday morning and welcome to the Buzz. Stay with PoliticsPA throughout the day and night for updates.

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Kennedy Endorses Joe Sestak

MEDIA, Pa. — Noted public servant and environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. today announced his strong support for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak. In an email message received by supporters across the Commonwealth, Kennedy praised Joe’s practical approach to problem solving and highlighted his commonsense stances on difficult issues like Marcellus Shale. “I’m deeply […]

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PA GOP: Onorato Gets Even MORE Support From A Friend Of Rendell

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding former President Bill Clinton’s campaign event for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato. “The fact that Dan Onorato has spent more time cozying up to Ed Rendell’s political buddies than focusing on the issues that matter to Pennsylvanians says all you need […]

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GRAPH: Where did all the Republicans go?

APRIL 2009: PA GOP CLAIMS TO HAVE 40,000 VOLUNTEERS: State GOP chairman Rob Gleason outlined the party’s so-called Victory Program during a late-morning conference call with reporters. He said it will “serve as a hub for the party’s grassroots efforts,” and will eventually involve 30 full-time staffers and 40,000 volunteers in 20 counties. http://www.pa2010.com/2009/04/laying-the-building-blocks-in-2009-for-gop-victory-in-2010/ AUGUST […]

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No enthusiasm gap in Pennsylvania

There is no enthusiasm gap in Pennsylvania. In an election year characterized by a Democratic enthusiasm gap and despite being significantly outspent, U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak has defied the conventional wisdom and erased the gap with his rival.  With a 1.2 million Democratic voter registration advantage and enthusiasm building on our side, Joe Sestak […]

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Politico: Also, Sestak…

A Republican source sends over this door hanger from the Lehigh Valley that could be illustrative of the not-always-perfect relationship between Joe Sestak and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party that he beat in the primary. There is not a whole lot of love for Sestak on the door hanger from the state Party.

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 11/1 Edition

24 hours to go, the final polls are out. There is only one more poll to come out and this one has no margin of error. Canididates are crossing the state one more time, bringing one last batch of star power (Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton) and hoping to convince those last undecided voters to come out and vote. Good Monday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

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