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8/17 Morning Buzz

Rick Perry making gains – in PA? 3 of 10 GOP Bonusgate defendants plead guilty; the NRCC goes after Critz; and Specter is not too optimistic about the super committee.

August 17th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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8/12 Morning Buzz

Team Scaringi has an interesting new addition; TV ads air against Pat Meehan; Toomey signals openness to compromise; and the “kids for cash” judge gets 28 years.

August 12th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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8/8 Morning Buzz

Outrage and finger-pointing follow the S&P downgrade; good government groups gear up for Philly redistricting; and another possible Casey challenger on the radar.

August 8th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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8/5 Morning Buzz

After the debt ceiling vote in the Senate, some Senators rushed to go back to their respective states. Sen. Casey, however, attended a hearing of the Foreign Relations Committee to discuss the renomination of Robert Ford as Ambassador to Syria. In fact, he was the only Senator who attended the hearing. Sen. Toomey played a large role in the debt ceiling debate, even if it meant bucking party leadership. We take a look at the actions he took and what impact it might have on his influence in later spending negotiations.

August 5th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 1 Comment