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According To The Washington Post, House Republicans To Bring Rep. Joe Pitts Abortion Legislation To The Floor This Week

On Friday, the House will consider H.R. 358, the “Protect Life Act.” The measure, introduced by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.), would prohibit federal funds from going toward any health care plan that covers abortion services; it also would block funding from being withheld from institutions that are opposed to providing abortions.

October 10th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | No Comments

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RNC, NRCC Circulate Trib Article: “Obama’s Pittsburgh Job Visit Not Big Draw”

The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee are pouncing on a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article which details the reluctance of several members of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation to join President Obama in Pittsburgh next Tuesday.

October 7th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Presidential, Senate, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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Updated: Dems Link PA GOPers to Koch/Iran Story

The details are still emerging on this story, but expect this to be a significant talking point in the run up to the 2012 elections. Behind the scenes, Democrats are working to link PA Republicans to a Bloomberg report that Koch Industries, owned by conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch, has been illicitly dealing with Iran.

October 5th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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RedState: Tim Murphy Should Be Primaried

Erick Erickson thinks Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Allegheny) deserves a primary challenge. The managing editor of RedState, one of the most influential conservative blogs in the country, has a devastating post today featuring a laundry list of times that Murphy has strayed from conservative orthodoxy.

October 4th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments