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6/29 Morning Buzz

The Senate passes a budget; endorsements in some 2012 races; Corbett signs tort reform and the Castle doctrine; and Rick Santorum has an answer to the debt ceiling question.

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6/28 Morning Buzz

The budget battle continues. Will the GOP be able to keep campaign promises and deliver an on-time budget? What happens in Harrisburg today will likely tell the story.

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6/24 Morning Buzz

President Obama is in Pittsburgh, Rep. Schwartz is confident of the Democrats chances in Pa. in 2012 and by this time next week, the budget should be on the Governor’s desk.

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 1 Comment

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6/23 Morning Buzz

Reax to Obama’s speech; Spotlight on GT Thompson COS Jordan Clark; Pileggi says today is deadline for budget deal; Piccola plan for state takeover of Harrisburg finacnes progresses; and the Trib piles on Murphy

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6/21 Morning Buzz

Corbett lays down the law; conservatives exploring a primary to Rep. Tim Murphy; PA Senate fires Castle Doctrine bill over to Gov’s office; and the last day to nominate your favorite PA political blogs!

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6/17 Morning Buzz

Rep. Kelly is criticizing the President on his recovery efforts; this time he is going after the President’s “Recovery Summer” . Sen. Casey turned a lot of heads with his ethanol amendment vote. We spoke with the Casey camp about what drove the Senator’s thinking. We also investigated what it would take for a third party to take hold in Pa. Spoiler Alert: It would not be easy. Look for this week’s Up & Down later today! In addition, please vote for your favorite political blog.

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