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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 11/1 Edition

24 hours to go, the final polls are out. There is only one more poll to come out and this one has no margin of error. Canididates are crossing the state one more time, bringing one last batch of star power (Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton) and hoping to convince those last undecided voters to come out and vote. Good Monday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

On the trail

Michelle Obama is holding a rally at the University of Pennsylvania.

Joe Sestak will be in Philadelphia, Ardmore and Upper Darby. He ends the day at the Michelle Obama rally.

Pat Toomey and Tom Corbett will be traveling together in Philadelphia, Pittston, Camp Hill, Johnstown, Erie, Coraropolis, and Bethlehem.

Dan Onorato will be in Philadelphia. Then, he will join President Clinton at Penn State-Allegheny. He will also meet up with Sen. Casey for an event in Harrisburg. He will end his day at the Michelle Obama rally.

Bryan Lentz will be in Conshohocken, Upper Darby and Marcus Hook. Then he will join Gov. Rendell at Swarthmore College and then they will head back to Upper Darby.

Weekend Headlines

AP: Obama to Philly: ‘I need 20,000 doors knocked on’

AP: Sestak gets boost from Obama at Philly rally

Fox Philadelphia: Democrats Hope Philly Will Save The Day

Inquirer: Democrats’ apathy could boost GOP in Pa.

Daily News: Democrats rallying black voters in Philadelphia, and some see signs of progress

WSJ: Spending on Trail Often Gets Personal (h/t Early Returns)

Inquirer: Corbett’s remarks open line of attack

Early Returns: Sarah Palin’s on the phone

Commonwealth Confidential: PA Sen.: Toomey Praises Tea Party

Early Returns: Beaver Dems sorta endorse Sestak

Inquirer: Sestak and Toomey pick up late endorsements

Tribune-Review: Pennsylvania’s Senate race in dead heat, poll shows

Senatus: McClatchy-Marist Poll Shows Toomey up by 7 points

Inquirer: NASCAR figure, gas and oil interests donate to Pennsylvania campaigns at last minute

CQ Politics: DNC puts $325,000 in to Pennsylvania

Times-Tribune: Sestak makes last campaign swing through Scranton area

Inquirer: Bucks County elections board will count absentee ballots at its office

Times-Tribune: Carney tries to rally support in Dickson City

Times-News: Glenn Thompson seeks 2nd term in fifth congressional district

NY Times: The Viewer’s Guide to the U.S. House Elections

Weekend Opinions

Ed Mathews: Candidates work hard until last minute

Times-Tribune: Moratorium astute move

Today’s Polls

Quinnipiac: Toomey up 5; Corbett up 10

PPP: Toomey up 5; Corbett up 7

Morning Call/Muhlenberg College Tracking Poll: Toomey up 4; Corbett up 7

Today’s Headlines

AP: Sestak, Toomey vie for moderates in Philly suburbs

Inquirer: Corbett, Onorato make a last stand among voters in the Philadelphia area

Daily News: Congressional hopefuls rally supporters

Intelligencer: Absentee ballot fight intensifies

Intelligencer: Sides rally during absentee ballot hearing

Times-Tribune: Race for 10th district not following current trends

AP: Western Pennsylvania lawmakers eye leadership posts in the General Assembly

Valley News Dispatch: High voter turnout expected in the Alle-Kiski valley in Pittsburgh area

Times-Tribune: Former Governor Staffer Lobbying Rendell on Behalf of the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees

Times-Tribune: Maps show drilling impact on state forests

Today’s Opinions

John Baer: To the nonvoters: Thanks for all the material

Post-Gazette: Shale gas can pollute the air, too

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