PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/17 Edition

Obama endorsed Lentz, Corbett is up by 10 points in the latest Rasmussen poll and Sestak’s latest ads are being targeted in Pittsburgh. It’s Friday, Up & Down is coming soon, but while you wait, here’s the Buzz.

On the trail

Sen. Casey will be holding a conference with seniors in Harrisburg.

Bryan Lentz will be at the Aker Shipyard in Philadelphia as part of his economic tour.

Rep. Tim Murphy is holding a press conference in Canonsburg to ask the leadership in the U.S. House to hold a vote on his currency manipulation legislation.

Rep. Patrick Murphy is holding an event in Fairless Hills to go after Mike Fitzpatrick’s business proposals.

Today’s Headlines

According to the newest Rasmussen poll, Tom Corbett is up by 10 points, 49% to 39%, with independents split evenly among the candidates and 10% of those polled said they were undecided.

Commonwealth Confidential: Sestak Launches “Real Pat Toomey” Parody Site

PA2010.com: Specter peeved by Corbett ad

Early Returns: Sestak ads target Pgh

Washington Post: John Callahan is among a few rays of hope for the Democrats to win GOP-held seats

PA2010: Obama touts Lentz in the 7th

Early Returns: GOP gets injunction for town hall

PA2010.com: New Meehan site targets Lentz as Pelosi ally

Tribune-Review: State House, Senate demanding info on intelligence reports
Post-Gazette: State’s homeland security chief goes in hiding

Early Returns: Maybe no transit vote this year
Inquirer: Pennsylvania transit bill’s strike provision riles unions

Times-News: House bills would require Congress to buy American-made goods

Morning Call: State official: We must have a Marcellus shale tax

Times-Tribune: Unions say they are left out of Marcellus Shale jobs

Post-Gazette: State treasurer seeks access to Gaming Board meetings

PA2010.com: Rendell: Some want me to ‘lose all my weight and go away”

Today’s Opinions

Times-News: Pa. leaders skip meeting

Times-Tribune: Office shills for gas drillers

  • Best Cheesesteak in Philly

    • They Ain't Listed Here (33%)
    • Dalessandro’s Steaks and Hoagies (29%)
    • Pat's King of Steaks (9%)
    • John's Roast Pork (9%)
    • Steve's Prince of Steaks (9%)
    • Tony Luke's (6%)
    • Geno's Steaks (4%)

    Total Voters: 232

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