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Lackawanna Dems Back Holden

Tim Holden picked up the endorsement of the Lackawanna County Democratic Committee over native son Matt Cartwright. But the Moosic attorney scored more national support with the backing of Democracy for America, the activist group formed from Howard Dean’s presidential campaign.

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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Critz Poll: Critz Within 7

Mark Critz trails Jason Altmire but just 7 points, according his lates internal poll. The 45% to 38% margin shows 3 points of growth for Critz from his February poll (which Altmire lead 47% to 37%), but conflicts strongly with the latest Altmire poll (showing Altmire ahead 55% to 31%).

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Poll, Top Stories | 41 Comments

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Progressive PAC Targets Holden

A national progressive political action committee is targeting Rep. Tim Holden in a billboard campaign starting today in Lackawanna, Northampton and Schuylkill counties. The banners target Holden’s support for Marcellus shale drilling.

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 6 Comments