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Fact Check: Latest Sestak Ad Full of “Poop”

Fact Check: Latest Sestak Ad Full of “Poop”  Allentown – Congressman Joe Sestak must be feeling the heat for his enthusiastic support for every single bailout because he is up with a new ad trying to defend his votes for the bailout of Wall Street, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the auto companies.   […]

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Specter and Pelosi Place Wager on Giants-Phillies National League Championship Series

Specter and Pelosi Place Wager on Giants-Phillies National League Championship Series   Washington, D.C. – In a high stakes wager placing Ghirardelli and Hershey’s chocolates on the line, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Arlen Specter today announced that they have placed a friendly wager on the National League Championship series between the Philadelphia Phillies and […]

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Casey Urges Payment to Offset Lack of Social Security COLA

Casey Urges Payment to Offset Lack of Social Security COLA WASHINGTON, DC-Following news today that there will be no Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called for a Senate vote on legislation to provide a one-time payment of $250 to Social Security recipients.  Social Security COLAs are by law determined […]

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FUND-RAISING: HERR FAR OUTSTRIPS PITTS WITH INDIVIDUALS

FUND-RAISING:  HERR FAR OUTSTRIPS PITTS WITH INDIVIDUALS   The Herr 2010 Congressional campaign has released its third-quarter fund-raising figures, showing a three-fold increase in receipts from the second quarter and a total nearly matching that of incumbent Joseph Pitts, with individual givers far outstripping Pitts”.   Figures filed with the Federal Elections Commission show total […]

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Wall Street Journal Reports: U.S. Trade Deficit with China Grew at Record Level

Wall Street Journal Reports: U.S. Trade Deficit with China Grew at Record Level Joe Blasts Congressman Toomey for Policies that Benefit Foreign Corporations MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak said today that Pennsylvanians must demand action to help correct the growing trade imbalance with countries like China that lead to the loss in […]

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Keystone Progress PAC Releases First TV Ad, “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?”

Keystone Progress PAC Releases First TV Ad, “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?” (HARRISBURG, PA)—The newly-formed Keystone Progress Political Action Committee (KPPAC) announced today that is has released its first television ad titled “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?”  The ad is a light-hearted look at a serious topic–Tom Corbett’s refusal to comply with Pennsylvania’s right to Know Law. […]

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KANJORSKI ANNOUNCES VOTE SOON ON $250 PAYMENT FOR SENIORS TO COMPENSATE FOR LACK OF SOCIAL SECURITY COLA INCREASE

KANJORSKI ANNOUNCES VOTE SOON ON $250 PAYMENT FOR SENIORS TO COMPENSATE FOR LACK OF SOCIAL SECURITY COLA INCREASE   Kanjorski Co-Sponsored Bill to Help Change the Way Seniors COLA is Determined to More Accurately Reflect Seniors’ Costs   WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11) announced that the House will soon vote to provide […]

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ALTMIRE: TODAY’S USITC RULING IS GOOD NEWS FOR AMERICA’S STEEL INDUSTRY

ALTMIRE: TODAY’S USITC RULING IS GOOD NEWS FOR AMERICA’S STEEL INDUSTRY   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) ruling that TMK IPSCO, U.S. Steel, and other domestic steel manufacturers are being threatened with injury by heavily subsidized, Chinese seamless pipe imports. In September, Congressman Altmire […]

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Pallone: Senate misses the boat to honor Pa. Vietnam veterans

Pallone: Senate misses the boat to honor Pa. Vietnam veterans Senate inaction kills Pallone bill designating ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’   HARRISBURG, Oct. 15 – State Rep. John Pallone is very disappointed that the state Senate has ended its legislative session without passing his bill designating March 30 of every year as “Welcome Home […]

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Toomey: Remove ALL Campaign Finance Limits

Toomey: Remove ALL Campaign Finance Limits Opposes Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Laws, Calls for Unlimited Contributions MEDIA, Pa. – Even amid a growing scandal surrounding unlimited, anonymous foreign donations to groups allied with his campaign, Congressman Toomey yesterday called for removalof all limits on campaign contributions to federal candidates. This would allow millions more to […]

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