Month: March 2011

Redistricting Watch: Primary Trouble for Tim Holden?

At first glance, it may seem that the GOP would be doing Democrat Tim Holden a favor if they follow through with plans to add Lackawanna County to his district. But with Holden’s blue-dog vulnerability in a Democratic primary, it might be more of a mixed bag.

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3/25 Morning Buzz

Reid gives Casey more slack to oppose the party. Dems and the GOP celebrate the 1-year anniversary of health care reform, each in their own way. Pat Toomey, Joe Sestak and Rick Santorum agree on Libya.

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On 1 Year Anniversary, Republicans Repudiate ‘Obamacare’

Republicans continued the PR battle over health care reform yesterday on the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s signing the bill into law. Rep. Joe Pitts chaired a field Health Subcommittee hearing in Harrisburg, in what was primarily a rehash of familiar arguments.

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On 1 Year Anniversary, Dems Celebrate Health Care Reform

Health care reform is still a big… deal if you ask Pennsylvania Democrats, who weren’t ceding any political ground on yesterday’s anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law. Dems called up familiar arguments and tactics in a series of events across PA.

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Toomey, Sestak Agree: Obama Mishandled Libya

On the campaign trail, Senator Pat Toomey and his opponent Joe Sestak couldn’t have held more opposite views. Lately however, they’ve both sounded fairly similar in their criticism of Obama’s response to the situation in Libya.

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Penn State President Spanier Faces Conservative Criticism

More than 2 weeks after Gov. Tom Corbett released his budget that resulted in chagrin and anger from the heads of state-affiliated universities, Penn State President Graham Spanier is facing accusations from Corbett, Lt. Gov. Jim Crawley and the Commonwealth Foundation that he’s crying wolf and unwilling to cut out superfluity in his own budget.

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3/24 Morning Buzz

Rendell rules out Commerce Sec, Weaver is out of County Exec race, Corbett creates some Marcellus wiggle room, and Dems & the GOP celebrate the one-year anniversary of the health care bill.

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