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Daughtery, Stilp Win Congressional Primaries

Democrat Gene Stilp overcame Wilkes-Barre attorney, Bill Vinsko, in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District’s Democratic Primary today. In addition, Democrat Rick Daugherty was also victorious over opponent Jackson Eaton in the primary for the 15th Congressional District.

April 25th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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CD-12 & 18 Open Thread

PoliticsPA will be covering election news and returns all Tuesday and late into the night to bring you the latest. This thread will feature the congressional matchups between Jason Altmire v. Mark Critz, and Evan Feinberg v. Tim Murphy. The latest: PoliticsPA projects that Tim Murphy won.

April 24th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 9 Comments

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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