PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/13 Edition
This morning in the Buzz: Could Sen. Specter run for mayor of Philly? Joe Pitts’ abortion platform is profiled in the NY Times, Sen. Casey announced support for the President’s tax cut deal and former State Sen. Fumo is trying to get a new trial. Good Monday morning, stick with PoliticsPA for updates throughout the day.
Delaware County Times: Poll boosts Specter for Mayor?
New York Times: Push for stricter abortion limits expected in the House led by Rep. Joe Pitts
Washington Post: Santorum: A 2012 long shot tests the water (h/t Early Returns)
Early Returns: Casey foes have Santorum ties
Times-Tribune: Sen. Casey supports tax cut compromise
Early Returns: Altmire questions PAT bailout
Intelligencer: Rep.-Elect Fitzpatrick named to Financial Services Committee
AP: Rendell sets modern record for pardons
Post-Gazette: Expiration date for adultBasic?
Heard in City Hall: DA sees no immediate wrongdoing in Tartaglione
Times-Tribune: McCord calls board’s bluff
Rothenberg Political Report: Stu Rothenberg does not think John Callahan was a good Congressional candidate and he says Tom Marino better watch his back in 2 years.
Tribune-Review: State’s incoming no. 2 confident he’ll be good in role
Intelligencer: GOP is in driver’s seat for redistricting
AP: Lawyers battle Fumo’s sentence, seek new trial
Newsworks: Casey pushed for federal rules on natural gas industry
John Baer: It’s a political party, a good time to catch up with big shots
Inquirer: She’s not used to pulling punches