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6/15 Morning Buzz

Decent numbers for Casey; Redistricting discussed in Harrisburg; Bob Brady gets a primary challenger; and Governor Corbett may have to choose between his Marcellus commission, and a late budget.

June 15th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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6/10 Morning Buzz

GOP Senate candidates court Tea Partiers in Levittown; western PA local electeds call for more contiguous congressional district; we profile Rep. Platts’ COS Scott Miller; and Mayor Nutter is looking strong in an internal poll.

June 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 1 Comment

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6/9 Morning Buzz

The big story of the day is that Allyson Schwartz was one of the first House Democrats to call for Representative Weiner to resign. It was noteworthy not only because she was one of the first in Weiner’s party to do so but it was also an important announcement because of the leadership role Rep. Schwartz has undertaken with the DCCC. There was a large Marcellus Shale rally at the State Capitol on Tuesday. We spoke to some of the activists and they told us what they were trying to tell legislators as well as the Governor. We also took a look at some of the releases and speeches that have been made by the Pa. Congressional delegation on the military campaign in Libya.

June 9th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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6/6 Morning Buzz

Santorum makes his big announcement today, Frank Ryan departs the Auditor General race, Dan McCaffery will join the Attorney General race, and our roundup of this weekend’s state committee meetings.

June 6th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 1 Comment

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6/3 Morning Buzz

State Committee previews, Lou Barletta’s wild week, GOP Marcellus tax proposals, Murphy raises $500K, and a 14-year old NEPA middle schooler won the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

June 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments