PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/7 Edition
Joe Sestak is set to deliver a major jobs address in the ‘burgh, the AP wonders if Onorato can play catch up and the Trib’s Brad Bumsted wonders why Rendell made life so difficult for Democrats this summer. Labor Day is past, we’re in the home stretch, and this is your Tuesday buzz.
On the trail
Joe Sestak will be delivering what his campaign is calling a major speech on job creation at Carnegie Mellon University.
Mike Pence, chairman of the House Republican Conference, will be appearing with Keith Rothfus at an event in Pittsburgh.
Sen. Casey will be at the swearing in of the new U.S. Attorney in Pittsburgh.
Weekend (and Monday) Headlines
Times-News: Pennsylvania Senate Republicans write Marcellus Shale tax bill
Post-Gazette: Toomey, Sestak offer different tax plans
AP: Can feisty Onorato overtake Corbett for governor
Times-Tribune: To win, Onorato needs Lackawanna, Luzerne
CNN: Suburban Philadelphia grudge match a test of GOP wave
Inquirer: In Pa., 7 House races to watch
Tribune-Review: Pennsylvania voters could set tone for nation
Bumsted: The Rendell albatross
Tribune-Review: McKeesport mayor Brewster will run for Logan’s seat
Rasmussen: 67 percent of Pennsylvanians Say Members of Congress Don’t Care What Their Constituents Think
Morning Call: Onorato brings no-nonsense style to campaign
Post-Gazette: And they’re off: Holiday starts election season
Patriot-News: Easy wins could be over for Holden
Tribune-Review: Corbett, like Thornburgh, plays the anti-corruption card
Tribune-Review: Union ads to highlight deficient bridges in Pennsylvania
Courier-Times: 8th District could decide House fortunes
Inquirer: John H. Estey emerges from the background as a power broker
Inquirer: Cleaning up one oil mess
Post-Gazette: Choice challenged: Abortion is on the defensive around the country
Tribune-Review: Rendell’s gas leases: Public be damned
Patriot-News: State would benefit from submitting revised I-80 tolling plan