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7/5 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, we hope you enjoyed your holiday. Here’s the Buzz. Biden was in Scranton this week, Obama is coming to Pittsburgh Friday, and Govs. Pawlenty and Jindal will be there to welcome him.

July 5th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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On the Eve of the Fourth, Biden Heads Home

Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit to his native Scranton Tuesday evening, delivering a speech before the city’s fireworks display. He spoke not of President Obama nor his Republican opponent Mitt Romney, not on the election of any of its hot button issues, but of his hometown roots.

July 4th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | No Comments

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In PA-18, a Battle Over Technicalities

In political reporting, it’s common to receive an email offering some tidbit off the record or not for attribution. So far this cycle, there isn’t a race in the state where the practice is more frequent than in the 18th district campaign between Tim Murphy and Larry Maggi. Here’s the latest.

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 8 Comments

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New Obama Ad Slams Romney on Outsourcing (Watch Video)

As the two presidential contenders continue to spar over job creation and economic growth, the Obama camp has released a new ad to air in nine states, including Pennsylvania. The ad “Believes” highlights the campaign’s central message, that Romney is an outsourcer, and Obama an insourcer.

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories, Video | 1 Comment