PoliticsPA: Rasmussen says Toomey up 6; another survey says he’s up 10

When “leaners,” those who initially say they are undecided but are asked a follow-up question, are included in the survey, Toomey’s lead stays at 6 points — 48 percent to 42 percent. Independent voters favor Toomey by 15 points, 42 percent to 27 percent, while just 68 percent of Democrats support Sestak, according to the poll. Seventy-seven percent of Republicans support Toomey, it says.

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Kelly becomes an NRCC ‘Young Gun’

The NRCC has moved congressional candidate Mike Kelly, running against incumbent Democrat Kathy Dahlkemper, into its “Young Gun” program, which is designed to identify the GOP’s top pick-up opportunities across the country, The Hotline reports.

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 2 Comments

Lentz Tours Revitalization Efforts in Lansdowne’s Business District for Fifteenth Stop of Economic Tour on Monday

Springfield, PA –  Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, toured Lansdowne’s downtown business district on Monday to speak with small business owners and view projects that are part of the ongoing renewal of the area’s business community. The tour was the fifteenth stop on Lentz’s 10-week, 25-stop economic […]

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey And Representative Bryan Lentz Host Small Business Roundtable on Job Creation in Brookhaven

Springfield, PA – Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, and U.S. Senator Bob Casey hosted a roundtable discussion for small business owners in Brookhaven on Monday. The meeting was attended by owners and executives representing a range of industries from around the region, including banking, renewable energy and […]

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KANJORSKI SENDS LETTER TO ATSDR REQUESTING ASSESSMENT OF HAZLETON CREEK PROPERTIES PERMIT APPLICATION

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11) sent a letter to Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Director Christopher Portier, Ph.D. requesting an assessment of Hazleton Creek Properties’ most recent application for a permit to use flue gas desulfurization material as fill at a former mine pit in Hazleton.  ATSDR is a […]

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New Survey: Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Want Liberal Joe Sestak’s Massive Health Care Overhaul Repealed

Nearly 60 Percent Of Americans Reject Obama’s Costly, Partisan Health Spending Bill That Sestak Eagerly Rubberstamped In Washington WASHINGTON – With just 64 days until Election Day, a new voter survey by Rasmussen Reports shows that 58 percent of Americans favor the repeal of the Democrats’ massive health care overhaul, which embattled U.S. Representative Joe […]

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Questions Mounting About Joe Sestak’s Latest Earmark Scandal

Allentown – Questions are mounting about Joe Sestak’s latest earmark scandal, first brought to light in the Allentown Morning Call on Saturday.  Now the Washington Examiner is asking: What did Joe Sestak know about the for-profit earmark request and what kind of research does he do on congressional earmark requests? http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/what-do-atheism-and-wind-energy-have-in-common-101801008.html#ixzz0y6s9fjNx What do atheism and […]

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments