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Corporate Special Interests Swoop in to Save Tanking Toomey

Corporate Special Interests Swoop in to Save Tanking Toomey Harrisburg, PA – With Pat Toomey tanking in the polls, his corporate special interests friends are swooping in to save his failing campaign. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the Club for Growth, where Pat Toomey served as the top lobbyist for Wall Street, is dumping $1 […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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PA GOP: Voter Deception, Fraud and Abuse Spell Desperation for Patrick Murphy

PA GOP: Voter Deception, Fraud and Abuse Spell Desperation for Patrick Murphy Chairman Gleason calls on Patrick Murphy to disclose his role in Bucks Dem Ab Ballot scandal HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the recent deceptive mailer that was sent out by the Pennsylvania Democratic State […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Gerlach Being Propped Up by NRCC, Willingly Deceived a Reporter to Cover it Up

Gerlach Being Propped Up by NRCC, Willingly Deceived a Reporter to Cover it Up Concerned That His Reelection Campaign Needs Help from His Party, Gerlach’s Campaign Hides the Money Pouring in from National Republicans   ELVERSON, Pa. – During the month of September, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) spent $80,000 in coordinated campaign donations […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA: Profile of Neil Deegan, Finance Director, Allyson Schwartz for U.S. Congress

By Alex Irwin PoliticsPA Contributor In this feature, we’ll profile someone working behind the scenes at one of the many campaigns throughout the state. First up, a short conversation with Neil Deegan, Finance Director, Allyson Schwartz for U.S. Congress. Where are you from? I am a Philly guy through and through. I grew up in […]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 10/25 Edition

It is a star studded final week of campaigning in Pa. with the President, Vice-President, former President Clinton and cabinet official criss-crossing the commonwealth. The U.S. Senate race and Governor’s race is still very much up in the air and many of the Congressional races are going to be a close race to the finish as well. Good Monday morning and welcome to the Buzz, where we have you covered in these final days of the campaign.

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Up & Down: 10/22 Edition

This week in Up & Down, Joe Sestak probably had the best week of his campaign, Gov. Rendell had a gaffe and a legislative loss and Bryan Lentz took a huge political risk in a tight campaign. In addition, Dan Onorato is not going down without a tough fight and Mayor Ravenstahl had a tough week.

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Lou Jacobson for Politifact: Sestak claim that Toomey “still supports privatizing Social Security” is half-true

The ad is correct that Toomey supports a type of privatization – in fact, he’s been quite open about it – but that privatization proposal is limited and optional. The Toomey plan also wouldn’t directly affect today’s seniors, and it may or may not affect any of today’s seniors who are still alive years down the road. This clashes with the ad’s visuals, which seem directly targeted at older voters, not younger ones.

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Meehan Visits Sunoco Refinery in Marcus Hook

Meehan Visits Sunoco Refinery in Marcus Hook   DREXEL HILL, PA – Pat Meehan, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 7th Congressional District, yesterday toured Sunoco’s refinery facility in Marcus Hook. Sunoco’s Marcus Hook operation directly employs more than six hundred people and thousands more are employed locally by companies providing services to the […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Fitzpatrick Cleans Up In Final Debates

Fitzpatrick Cleans Up In Final Debates Final debates provide clear choice for voters BRISTOL, Pa.– Mike Fitzpatrick today aggressively made the case for new leadership in Congress for the Eighth Congressional District at a debate double header.  The debates focused on a range of issues with particular attention on reducing unemployment and jump starting the […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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PennEnvironment Grades Politicians on Environmental Issues for 2009-2010 Legislative Session

PennEnvironment Grades Politicians on Environmental Issues for 2009-2010 Legislative Session State legislators from the region highlighted   [Philadelphia]—Only six state representatives from the Harrisburg/Lancaster/Reading/York area received an environmental score of 100% from the statewide environmental advocacy group PennEnvironment for the current legislative session, the group reported today. Sadly, not a single state senator in the […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments