PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/8 Edition
The Democrats are kicking off the fall campaign in Philly, there were super secret Tea Party meetings last night and Rep. Altmire’s internal poll says he’s up big. It’s Wednesday and here is the latest and greatest in the Buzz.
On the trail
Tim Kaine, the chairman of the DNC and Gov. Rendell will be in Philly to kick off the fall campaign for the Democratic Party.
Then, an hour later, Pat Toomey will be announcing a major endorsement in Philly.
Joe Sestak will be speaking in Harrisburg, where he will be going after Pat Toomey’s economic proposals.
Sen. Casey will be presenting the export achievement award to a company in Mt. Braddock. Then, he will be in Johnstown to talk about legislative efforts to help small businesses.
Rep. Kanjorski will be talking about how the Wall Street Reform bill will help small businesses in Wilkes-Barre.
Early Returns: Pence hits Pelosi for Rothfus
Inquirer: Toomey got millions in earmarks before railing against them
Early Returns: Two new Toomey ads
Post-Gazette: Gas-drilling moratorium won’t happen here, governor says
PA2010.com: Sestak frames an economic debate against Toomey
PA2010.com: Altmire poll memo claims huge lead
Commonwealth Confidential: Plouffe to Dems: Forget Pundits, Knock on Doors
Commonwealth Confidential: Dem Trivedi with first ad in 6th CD Race
The Daily Delco: Secret suburban Tea Party party?
Courier Times: Fitzpatrick, Murphy at odds over tax cuts
Daily News: Feds: He sold inferior metal for Navy subs
From Twitter: @Capitol_Ideas PA Dems name Ann Knaus as new finance director. Kevin Wash (ex-Casey) is E.D., Mark Nicastre running press. Staff up time.
@Capitol_Ideas Acting DPW Secretary Harriet Dichter is now ex-DPW secretary. Gov. Ed taps Michael Nardone as her acting replacement.
John Baer: For guv, it’s anybody’s race, if anybody cares
Dan Simpson: Tax shale gas and greedy CEOs