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3/6 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, and welcome to the Buzz. Would that every Tuesday could be so Super. It’s make or break for the GOP presidential hopefuls. There won’t be a mathematical winner tonight, be the country should know a lot more about the nomination fight tomorrow morning.

March 6th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Santorum Slipping in Ohio

Ohio is a particularly important state for Rick Santorum to win, as he looks to regain some of the momentum he’s lost to Mitt Romney in recent weeks. But recent polls indicate that’s not likely to happen.

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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It’s Scollo v. Marino in PA-10

The 10th Congressional District is taking shape. Democratic businessman Phil Scollo is challenging Republican incumbent Tom Marino, and he’s recruited some familiar faces to run his race. Several staffers from Chris Carney’s campaigns have joined up.

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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Boockvar Fundraises on Limbaugh  Controversy

8th congressional district challenger Kathy Boockvar sent out a fundraising email to supporters Friday after conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh called a female college student a “slut” for supporting the contraceptive coverage mandate. Update: so did Manan Trivedi (PA-6).

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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Altmire Likely to Ultimately Remain on Ballot

It’s been a nightmarish week for the Altmire campaign, and the Congressman had little to be happy about after Friday’s hearing. But whether the judge rules in his favor on Monday, or the Pa. Supreme Court agrees with him on appeal, Altmire’s name is very likely to be on the primary ballot on April 24. Here’s a look at the relevant case law and statutes.

March 4th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments