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Rendell Backs Holden

Tim Holden is getting a last-minute boost from Ed Rendell. The former Guv threw his weight behind the incumbent Congressman, saying his experience and seniority are crucial for Pennsylvania.

April 21st, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 8 Comments

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Labor Mobilizes for Critz GOTV

It’s organized labor’s ‘put up or shut up’ moment in western Pa. this weekend. Mark Critz has enjoyed message momentum in the past week, but that doesn’t get supporters to the polls. GOTV, labor’s traditional strength, it what does. Will they deliver?

April 21st, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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Sestak Backs Cartwright

The PA-17 primary is a pretty good parallel to the 2010 primary between Sen. Arlen Specter and Rep. Joe Sestak, but will the result be a repeat? Sestak hopes so. He’s rallying for Cartwright this weekend.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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Murphy’s Kind Words for Raja

Rep. Tim Murphy was one of Mark Mustio’s first endorsers when the state Rep. threw his hat in the ring to run for the seat of retiring Sen. John Pippy. But asked about the recent tenor of the campaign, the Congressman had kind words for Mustio opponent Raja.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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DCCC Ready for Some Football

To criticize the GOP’s “Small Business Tax Cut Act,” the Dems’ campaign arm is going nuclear. They note the bill gives breaks to any employer with fewer than 500 employees, regardless of revenue. Including, they say, even the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 3 Comments