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8/15 Morning Buzz

Good morning, politicos. Here’s the buzz. Smith released a new ad comparing his job creation record to Casey’s, and the AFL-CIO released a study saying seniors are more likely to not have a valid ID to vote in November.

August 15th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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AFL-CIO Study: Seniors More Likely to Lack ID

A new study released yesterday by the AFL-CIO says that nearly a quarter of a million seniors 65 and older in the state registered to vote do not have a PennDOT ID and would be unlikely to have any of the other acceptable forms of ID before Election Day.

August 14th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments

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Third Party Candidate Decries Fattah For Ballot Blocking

Independent challenger for PA-2 Jim Foster was granted a spot on the ballot last week, but only after he was denied access because he wasn’t the first Independent to file. Now he’s calling foul on incumbent Rep. Chaka Fattah, who Foster says created a “stalking horse” to keep him off the ballot.

August 14th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 4 Comments