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2/10 Morning Buzz

Union-funded pro-Casey radio ads air in the state. Santorum gets a little press for a spat with Politico. PA Republicans celebrate Reagan’s legacy as they prepare for this weekend’s state committee meeting. Allegheny GOPers have a potential self-funding candidate for County Exec. The cash-for-kids trial moves forward.

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Exclusive: Raja Leaning Toward GOP Run for Allegheny Exec

Mt. Lebanon Township Commissioner and businessman D. Raja is actively leaning toward a run for Allegheny County Executive. According to a source close to Raja, he will likely announce his candidacy at a press conference next week. Raja confirmed to PoliticsPA that he is considering a campaign.

February 9th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 2 Comments

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2/9 Morning Buzz

Vice President Biden visited PA yesterday to announce the administration’s plans to put America’s railroads on track. The abortion clinic scandal is breeding a surprising degree of bipartisanship, and Republicans and Democrats work to respond. The Sestak ad, you know the one, won an award as the “Toughest TV Ad” in 2010. The State House is looking at ways to block the health care reform in PA. And the Luzerne County cash-for-kids scandal is moving forward in court.

February 9th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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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