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Pat Toomey Meets with Pittsburgh Health Care Leaders; Addresses Burdensome New Tax Medical Device Makers Are to Shoulder

Allentown, PA – This morning in Pittsburgh, U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey met with health care leaders in the medical device field to discuss a disturbing provision in the new, Joe Sestak-approved health care law. A new 2.3% tax, which is estimated to cost industry manufacturers $20 billion in new taxes over the next decade, […]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Mike Fitzpatrick Defends Vote to Ship Jobs Overseas

After promising constituents to vote against outsourcing, the former Congressman broke his word and turned his back on working families in Bucks County (Bristol, PA)  — Mary Dunne remembers the meeting she had with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick in the summer of 2005. She traveled from Bensalem to Washington to ask that Fitzpatrick vote against a […]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Corbett Responds to Integrity Questionnaire

Yesterday Rock the Capital and Democracy Rising PA received the response from Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett to the groups’ Integrity Questionnaire. His answers to the 12 questions appear side-by-side with responses from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato on the DR web site. Click here. The questions addressed issues raised by the 28th Statewide Investigating […]

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The Corbett Plan: Billions in Costs for Pennsylvania Taxpayers

GOP nominee’s major donors will reap the rewards while taxpayers are left to clean up the mess   EASTON: Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato said today that Harrisburg Republican Tom Corbett is protecting big oil and gas corporations at the expense of the water Pennsylvanians drink and the safety of the state’s families.               […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PITTS TAKES CREDIT FOR LANCASTER STATION PROJECT AFTER VOTING TO STARVE AMTRAK

Lois Herr, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District, has pointed to a glaring inconsistency in Congressman Joe Pitts’ public statement on Amtrak in Lancaster.  “Joe Pitts tries to come off as an Amtrak booster in his taxpayer-funded campaign mail,” Herr said. “But he’s no friend of rail travel in Lancaster County.” […]

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Pat Meehan “A Hypocrite” for Backing Republican Who Raised Property Taxes for Education Funding, Asked for Stimulus Funds, Chairman of Upper Darby Democratic Party Says

UPPER DARBY, PA – Today Ed Bradley, Chairman of the Upper Darby Democratic Committee, called Pat Meehan “a hypocrite” for supporting Maureen Carey, a Republican candidate for State Representative. Carey, who is Vice President of the Upper Darby School District board, raised local property taxes numerous times and passed budgets that relied on increased funding […]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Ridge Reluctantly Supports Extremist Toomey After 16 Months

Harrisburg, PA – After 16 months of silence, former Governor Tom Ridge will finally voice his reluctant support for Pat Toomey, former head of the Club for Growth. Ridge considered running for Senate against Toomey to give a voice to Republican moderates, and even after he declined to run, Ridge refused to say if he […]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Pennsylvanians Slammed With Higher Health Care Costs Thanks To Sestak’s Costly Overhaul

Voters Face Premium Hikes Thanks To Partisan Health Spending Bill That Sestak Eagerly Rubberstamped In Washington   WASHINGTON – With less than 55 days until Election Day, the Wall Street Journal reports that the Democrats’ massive health care overhaul will slam Americans with higher health care costs, contrary to U.S. Representative Joe Sestak’s (D-PA) claims. […]

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Toomey Endorsed by former PA Governor Tom Ridge

Allentown, PA – Today U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner, Pat Toomey, received the endorsement of former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge at a press conference in State College. Governor Ridge praised Toomey’s extensive experience in the private sector as a small business owner and job creator. The former governor also stressed his confidence […]

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Gerlach’s 140-Character Jobs Plan: “Volunteer for my Campaign!”

While Trivedi’s on Air Detailing His Jobs Plan, Gerlach Tweets   ELVERSON, Pa – Yesterday morning, Manan Trivedi, Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, released a new TV ad focusing on his mission to put Americans back to work. Trivedi has been criss-crossing the district discussing his comprehensive plan to bring jobs back to […]

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