Tom Smith, the coal industry veteran and former Tea Party leader, is working to broaden his appeal in southeastern Pa. The Armstrong County native today announced that his campaign is opening a new office in Montgomery County, and bringing on Tom Stoner as SEPA Director.
It probably comes as little surprise – observers for months have said that Mitt Romney would be the strongest Republican presidential hopeful in the Philadelphia suburbs. SEPA political powerhouse Bob Asher has thrown his support behind the former Massachusetts Governor.
Good morning politicos from the Amtrak to NYC. Welcome to the buzz. It’s finally here – Pa Society kicked off with a few events last night and comes into full swing starting this afternoon. Don’t forget to check out our Pa. Society Cheat Sheet, as well as our full list of events, and we’ll see you tonight.
It’s a somewhat familiar trend: Pa. Democrat says President Obama will have a tougher time in the Keystone state this year compared to 2008, RNC and PAGOP forward the press clips. This week, they highlighted two former rivals: Arlen Specter and Joe Sestak.