11/13 Morning Buzz

Lawmakers struggle to avert the ‘fiscal cliff,’ Corbett says he’ll seek a second term, and more. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz.

Maps: How Casey, DePasquale & McCord Compared to Obama: Three Democrats, three men whose names are in the conversation for Pa. Governor. Here’s how they compared to the so-called top of the ticket on election day.

Washington Post: Former Inky reporter & editor Vernon Loeb, and Petraeus bio ghostwriter ‘clueless’ to affair

State House Sound Bites: On Veterans’ Day, lawmakers point to bills that “make life better”
State House Sound Bites: Administration taking bids for lottery privatization
State House Sound Bites: Two uncalled races won’t change GOP control
PA Independent: State still shaky on exchange, Medicaid expansion
StateImpactPA: Report: Shale Drilling Will Move U.S. To Head Of Global Energy Pack
StateImpactPA: “Cold And Cranky” In Bucks County
StateImpactPA: Drill Bits: EPA and DEP Sue Over Superfund; The Rise Of Alternative Energy
Capitolwire: OFF THE FLOOR III: Senate Democrats put themselves into position for map, Obama to win for them.
Capitolwire: OFF THE FLOOR II: Winners and Losers of 2012 elections.
Capitolwire: OFF THE FLOOR: Senate GOP insiders say they will ‘run, not walk away, from the governor’ on policy next year.
Capitolwire: Capitolwire: Privatized or not, officials mulling expansion of PA Lottery games.
Capitolwire: Capitolwire: Lottery procurement enters ‘critical’ phase.

Heard in the Hall: Brady badmouths city election figure
Heard in the Hall: A look at Philly’s presidential vote
Inquirer: More Philadelphia voters needed provisional ballots in 2012 than in 2008
Inquirer: In 59 Philadelphia voting divisions, Mitt Romney got zero votes
Inquirer: Kane’s election a lesson for old-school Pennsylvania politics
Inquirer: Montco makes recycling campaign signs easier
Inquirer: After this election, is Pa. true blue?
Daily News: Squilla learning how to strut in Philly City Council
Daily News: Why there’s no ‘fiscal cliff’ up ahead
Philly Clout: City unions to protest outside Mayor Nutter’s house Wed
AP: General Election 2012 results
Newsworks: Brady wants Philly to take chance on running a casino
Phillynow: Philly Evangelical Group Says After Election, U.S. Deserves ‘Destruction’
Phillynow: New ‘Bicycle Bill’ Coming to City Council Thursday
Phillynow: Anti-Gambling Group Holding Out Against Second Philly Casino

Daily Delco: Incorrect voter-ID info at Delco polling places
Daily News: Are payments to Chester rep’s family conflict of interest?
The Mercury: Council Vote Will Clear the Way for Drumheller as New Pottstown Police Chief
Delco Daily Times: Upper Darby council commends storm response
Delco Daily Times: County OKs deal with Springfield hotel firm
Delco Daily Times: Upper Providence working on eliminating potential tax increase
North Penn Life: Lansdale to host reception to thank borough staff for Sandy response
Perkasie News-Herald: No tax increase planned for Hilltown residents
Souderton Independent: Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman in Running to be ‘Woman of Worth’ for Work with Mission Kids
Springfield Sun: As Springfield goes, so does the state
Bucks News: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick recognized Veterans Day, thanks veterans for their brave service to the nation
Bucks News: Bucks County Commissioners review elections, county emergency response in wake of Sandy
Bucks News: Bucks County helps send President Barack Obama back to the White House for a second term
Bucks News: Republican Mike Fitzpatrick wins re-election on ‘bittersweet’ night for Bucks County’s Grand Old Party
Bucks News: State Rep. Steve Santarsiero headed back to Harrisburg after winning election in the 31st district
Bucks News: Pennsylvania Court Administrator cautions against phone call hoax
Daily Local: Coatesville council to meet police chief candidate

Early Returns: No Romney votes in 4 Pgh districts
Early Returns: Shuster officially seeks chairmanship
Early Returns: Monday: School boundaries, Broadwell

Observer-Reporter: Winner of 39th to be determined

South Central:
The Patriot News: Analysis: Republican Party must rid itself of bullies if it hopes to return to its grand former self
Lancaster Online: County GOP names new executive director

Lehigh Valley:
Pennsylvania Ave: Afternoon Snack: Congress returns
Pennsylvania Ave: Corbett: No plans to end ‘tradition’ of Pa. governors serving two terms
Morning Call: Republicans say deal can be done on “fiscal cliff”
WFMZ: Easton Area School District proposes more than 2% tax increase
WFMZ: Puerto Rico makes history with vote for statehood
Express Times: Bethlehem Area School District voicing concerns about Department of Education
Express Times: Easton Area School Board hears ‘very preliminary’ 2013-14 budget presentation
Express Times: Lehigh County Commissioners to push for override of budget veto
Pennsylvania Ave: Marijuana legalization is gaining momentum

North by Northwest:
Sun Gazette: Legislative Tally

Times-Tribune: This year, ethics counts
Daily Item: Cheers to salute to vets; jeers to election ID confusion
Pocono Record: Single big GOP failure: the Hispanic vote
Pocono Record: Ballot shows electorate no longer in Tea Party mood

Keystone Politics: Democrats Should Love the Libertarian Party
Keystone Politics: Federal Government Should Pay for 100% of Sandy Clean-Up
Keystone Politics: Run Joe Sestak for Governor in 2014
2 Political Junkies: The GOP Debacle 2012 – Two Views

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