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Casey Camp Hits Back Against NRSC, WSJ Editorial

Republican attacks against Senator Bob Casey’s record on energy are inaccurate and misleading, according to a spokesman for the Senator.

Deputy Chief of Staff Larry Smar told PoliticsPA, “Senator Casey thinks that greenhouse gas emissions pose threats to public health and the environment, but he wants to be sure that the concerns of manufacturing states like Pennsylvania are addressed — especially during an economic recovery.”

April 14th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate | 1 Comment

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4/14 Morning Buzz

Santorum dips his toe in, some Marcellus permits get a mere 35 minutes of DEP attention before approval, State Rep. Davidson in hot water, and Darly Metcalfe introduces a birther bill.

April 14th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Metcalfe Introduces Birther Bill

In a move that should delight conservatives as well as Democrats, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) has reintroduced a bill that would require candidates to submit documentation in order to be eligible for candidacy.

April 13th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | 8 Comments

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Obama Approval Shaky in PA

PA’s reputation as a swing state could potentially spell out trouble for President Obama come re-election time. That is, if the GOP offers up an acceptable nominee. According to Public Policy Polling, Obama’s ‘likeability’ isn’t as strong in PA as it once was.

April 13th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential | No Comments