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J Street Rallies at Casey, Toomey Offices

J Street, a political group for “pro-Israeli and pro-peace Americans,” delivered about a thousand signed postcards this week to Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey as part of their effort to lobby elected officials to support a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

August 26th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 2 Comments

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Sen. Candidate Smith a Heavyweight GOP Donor

Tea Party leader and mining industry veteran Tom Smith told PoliticsPA that he was willing and able to give his campaign a financial boost. A review of his past campaign contributions backs up the claim: Smith has contributed over $185,000 to a variety of Republican candidates over the past decade.

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

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Another Tea Party Challenger for Casey

A new name has surfaced in the hunt for the GOP nomination: Tom Smith, Chairman of the Indiana-Armstrong Patriots. The coal industry veteran said he will formally announce his candidacy after Labor Day, and says that he will provide enough seed money to make a serious run.

August 17th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 2 Comments

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Joe Miller Com Director Joins Scaringi Campaign

Joe Miller shocked the Republican establishment last year with his long-shot primary victory over incumbent Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. Senate Candidate Marc Scaringi is hoping to capture some of the magic. Scaringi this week welcomed Miller Communications Director Randy DeSoto to his campaign.

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