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GOP Launches PR Blitz Against Medical Device Tax

House Republicans were joined by three-dozen Democrats to repeal part of the health care law: a tax on medical devices. The GOP has launched a full court press, saying opposition to the tax illustrates the illegitimacy of all of Obamacare. President Obama has threatened to veto the repeal.

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Presidential, Senate, Top Stories | No Comments

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Eaton Touts New Five Point Plan

Missa Eaton, a psychology professor at PSU Shenango and Rep. Mike Kelly’s Democratic opponent, took to the road Thursday to explain what she’d do in Congress. She toured several restaurants in the district to unveil her Five Point Plan.

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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Critz Keeps Up Medicare Strategy, Rothfus Fires Back

Rep. Mark Critz is still hammering the Medicare drum. Once in a blue moon can a politician find a single issue that can carry him or her through both a primary and a general election with equal efficacy. But after Keith Rothfus announced he’d be speaking at a Tea Party Express event in Pittsburgh Thursday evening, Critz went on the attack.

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments