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5/19 Morning Buzz

Rick Santorum has clarified some of the comments he made about John McCain. Sen. Toomey gave another speech about his deficit reduction plan. Jim Cawley is settling back into his role as Lieutenant Governor because Gov. Corbett is out of the hospital and says he is feeling better. The Philly papers are speculating about what the Nutter agenda will look like in his all-but-assured 2nd term. The Philly writers also prognosticate who might run in 2015.

May 19th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Primary Day Buzz

PoliticsPA presents our previews of today’s races to watch. From Philly to Pittsburgh, Erie to Harrisburg, we give you the most interesting primaries in the state. Read PoliticsPA all day long for updates and results from the campaign trail.

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

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5/16 Morning Buzz: Governor Cawley Edition

PoliticsPA begins its Primary 2011 coverage; Governor Corbett’s surgery means Jim Cawley is in charge for a day; phony robocalls stir up Cumberland County GOP primary; Huck’s present to Our Rick; and a backlog of campaign finance reports clogs the Dept of State.

May 16th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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5/12 Morning Buzz

The unlikely critics of the Toomey budget, PoliticsPA’s GOP judicial primary primer, Allegheny County drama, a GOP candidate for Auditor General, and BIll Shuster gets a little recognition.

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

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5/10 Morning Buzz

Sen. Bob Mensch found guilty; analysis of the Orie docs is not proven; Corbett takes a shot at teachers unions; and Daryl Metcalfe’s voter ID bill takes fire from the ACLU.

May 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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5/6 Morning Buzz

The PA delegation mostly backs a new abortion bill, Santorum does well in a low-key 2012 debate, Toomey prepares his own FY2012 budget, fireworks begin in Allegheny County, and PA’s 2012 Senate race is the 10th most competitive.

May 6th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments