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10/6 Morning Buzz

Our latest COS Spotlight; the Allegheny Exec candidates go all in on the air; the Koch/Iran story could wash up on some PA Republicans; Perzel’s former COS pleads; and Rep. Schwartz takes on the Medicare SGR.

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

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Updated: Dems Link PA GOPers to Koch/Iran Story

The details are still emerging on this story, but expect this to be a significant talking point in the run up to the 2012 elections. Behind the scenes, Democrats are working to link PA Republicans to a Bloomberg report that Koch Industries, owned by conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch, has been illicitly dealing with Iran.

October 5th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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PhillyClout: GOP Mayoral Candidate Karen Brown Files ‘Equal Time’ Complaint Against NBC Affiliate In Philadelphia

UPDATE, 3:10 pm: NBC10 spokeswoman Kathleen Burke just emailed this response on Brown’s FCC complaint: “Frankly, we’re surprised by this action as we’ve spoken with Karen Brown’s campaign about various options for air time that has comparable viewership. Details are still being worked out, and we’re confident that we’ll be able to reach a satisfactory resolution.”

October 5th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Top Stories | No Comments