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Murphy Whacks Feinberg in Mailers

Rep. Tim Murphy and his campaign are confident of a win on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they’re giving challenger Evan Feinberg a free pass. In mailers and radio ads, they accuse Feinberg’s stridently conservative views of jeopardizing local interests.

April 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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NEPA Newspapers Back Cartwright

Matt Cartwright, the Lackawanna County attorney challenging Rep. Tim Holden, woke up to good news Sunday morning. The editorial board of the Scranton Times-Tribune backed his candidacy, as did Wilkes-Barre Times Leader columnist Kevin Blaum. Update: so too the W-B Citizens Voice.

April 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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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