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Rothfus: Critz Flip-Flops on Tax Cuts

Republican Keith Rothfus accused Rep. Mark Critz of trying to have it both ways after the Congressman voted with Republicans Wednesday to extend the Bush tax cuts for all income levels, but subsequently voted with Dems on an amendment to exempt those making above $1M.

August 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 11 Comments

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8/3 Ups & Downs

We take a look at presidential campaign apps and an act of heroism from a state Rep. There were some missteps – and even an arrest. See who had a good week – and who wishes they could take it back.

August 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | No Comments

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8/3 Morning Buzz

Good morning, politicos. Here’s the buzz. Casey announced his first ad buy in Pittsburgh; the Voter ID case wraps up – and now, we wait; And ICYMI, the AFL-CIO provided a list of Voter ID hot spots that light up in Allegheny and Phila just before closing arguments were given.

August 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Warren Kampf: Voter ID Law May Increase Turnout

Rep. Warren Kampf said he believes PA’s Voter ID law may actually increase voter turnout during a town hall meeting in Phoenixville Monday. Kampf referenced a 2008 voter ID law enacted in Georgia where afterward, voting increased in the districts expected to be affected prior to the passage of the law.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 10 Comments

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Map: Voter ID Hot Spots

New info compiled by the AFL-CIO last week gave us a little more insight into the Voter ID numbers. This week they also provided the full lists of congressional, state Senate and state House districts and how they would be impacted by Voter ID. And now we have the map.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 18 Comments

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More PA Blitz From Team Romney

After “Build That” events last week, Team Romney will host “Strengthening the Middle Class” events in Pennsylvania and 12 other states. Instead of focusing on small business, Thursday’s events will concentrate on the fate of the working class and President Obama’s economic record.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | 1 Comment