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Casey Ready to Talk Jobs in 2012

Senator Bob Casey knows that his re-election will hinge on one thing: the economy. Casey showed this weekend at the Democratic State Committee meeting he knows how to speak the language. Even to a partisan audience, all of Casey’s remarks focused on the economy and jobs.

February 8th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 2 Comments

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Breaking: Casey to Chair Joint Economic Committee

Senator Bob Casey is about to step into the Congressional spotlight. It was announced this afternoon that the Senator will chair the JEC, which is charged with overseeing economic conditions and economic policy and includes members from each the Senate and the House of Representatives.

January 27th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | No Comments

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Eyeing 2012 challenge to Casey, Corman bolsters social conservative cred

State Sen. Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) reached out to social conservative voters with his announcement to introduce legislation that will require state Department of Health officials to provide licensing and annual inspections for abortion clinics within the Commonwealth.
He’s making inroads with a key demographic that could help him take on Casey: social conservatives.

January 21st, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Senate | No Comments

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Schweiker: Senate Run “Not in the Cards”

Former Governor Mark Schweiker definitively ruled out a challenge to U.S. Senator Bob Casey in an interview this afternoon with PoliticsPA. “It’s always flattering to hear such invocations, but it wasn’t born of my thought process. It’s not in the cards. It was never in the cards,” said Schweiker.

January 14th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 1 Comment