Lois Herr Closing on Pitts in Latest Poll

Lois Herr Closing on Pitts in Latest Poll “Serious Upset” Brewing in Seven-Point Race Challenger Lois Herr has closed to within seven points of career politician Joseph Pitts in Pennsylvania’s 16th District, according to a poll conducted last week by Public Policy Polling (PPP). The poll shows Pitts leading 41-34, with over 26% of voters […]

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Critz to Introduce Resolution that Opposes Raising the Social Security Retirement Age

Critz to Introduce Resolution that Opposes Raising the Social Security Retirement Age   JOHNSTOWN, PA — Congressman Mark S. Critz (PA-12), a member of the Seniors Task Force, announced today that later this week he and his colleagues will introduce a resolution in the House of Representatives that opposes raising the Social Security retirement age. […]

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Irresponsibility Reigns in Washington As Murphy Refuses to Stop Obama Tax Hike

Irresponsibility Reigns in Washington As Murphy Refuses to Stop Obama Tax Hike With One Week Until Congress Adjourns, Vulnerable Dems Still Silent on Devastating Tax Increases   Washington- Congress is scheduled to adjourn at the end of this week, yet House Democrats like Patrick Murphy have refused to stand up for middle-class families and small […]

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

On Anniversary of Wall Street Debacle, Morning Call Reports Toomey Wants U.S. to Imitate Hong Kong, Deregulate More

On Anniversary of Wall Street Debacle, Morning Call Reports Toomey Wants U.S. to Imitate Hong Kong, Deregulate More MEDIA, Pa. — Just two years after the financial meltdown that left Pennsylvanians struggling to make ends meet, Congressman Toomey urges more deregulation. This time, he takes his efforts to promote Wall Street a step further by […]

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/29 Edition

A Suffolk University poll shows Toomey and Corbett continuing to lead, but a Franklin & Marshall Poll shows both of those leads diminishing, and elsewhere, VP Joe Biden said he heard the roar of the Lion at PSU. Good Wednesday morning and welcome to the Buzz

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Suffolk University Poll Shows Toomey Up 5, Corbett Up 8

Pat Toomey holds a five-point advantage (45 percent-40 percent) over Joe Sestak, with 13 percent of voters undecided, according to a poll conducted by Suffolk University’s Polling Research Center. In the race to succeed Governor Ed Rendell, the Suffolk University poll found Tom Corbett leading Dan Onorato, 47 percent-40 percent, with 12 percent of voters yet to decide.

September 28th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Pennsylvania Independent to Live Blog Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

Visit the Pennsylvania Independent starting at 7:45 for a live discussion of the issues facing Pennsylvania, the pros and cons of both candidates, and to decide the winner after the debate ends.   Tonight’s debate will take place at Hershey Lodge and is hosted by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.  The debate will air live on PCN […]

September 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments