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

Today’s Headlines

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


Today’s Opinions


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

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