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RNC, NRCC Circulate Trib Article: “Obama’s Pittsburgh Job Visit Not Big Draw”

The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee are pouncing on a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article which details the reluctance of several members of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation to join President Obama in Pittsburgh next Tuesday.

October 7th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Presidential, Senate, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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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