The Republican nomination races for Mayor and the City Council at large seats has been more interesting than anything Philadelphia has seen recently for the party that only makes up 12.5 percent of the electorate according to the Examiner.
PA Senate Pro Tem Joseph Scarnati (R-Jefferson) today unveiled his much-anticipated Marcellus impact fee proposal. In their first reactions, representatives from the drilling industry and environmental advocates offered tentative support.
Freshman Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Luzerne) had another rough town hall experience last night, during which police escorted a constituent out of the room. It’s the second disruptive town hall for Barletta in as many weeks, and continues the recent story line of Republican congressman facing backlash back home.
A Quinnipiac poll released today has grim news for President Obama: his lowest numbers yet in PA. Senator Casey, on the other hand enjoys relatively healthy support.
A survey conducted earlier this month by Public Policy Polling found that Pennsylvania voters would today cast their ballots for a generic Democrat (42 percent) over a generic Republican (36 percent), though a majority (52 percent) also currently holds an unfavorable view of President Obama.