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Altmire Internal Poll Shows Altmire Leading By 16 Points, Early Returns Reports

Early Returns posted an internal poll from the Altmire campaign that showed him leading Rep. Mark Critz by 16 points. Altmire would recieve 50% and Critz would get 34% of the vote. That support comes from Altmire’s current congressional district as well as Westmoreland County which is mostly represented by Rep. Critz for the moment.

January 20th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 7 Comments

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1/19 Morning Buzz

Governor Corbett Pulls the Trigger for Welch But GOP’s SEPA Caucus Declines Vote, Rep. Holden Withdraws SOPA Support, York Commissioner Reilly Prepares Bid for Rep. Platts Seat, State Supreme Court Justice Orie’s Legal Troubles Have Implications For Redistricting Legal Challenge, Sens. Casey & Toomey To Sit Together At The State of the Union Address and Was The Club for Growth Wrong To Take On Rep. Tim Murphy?

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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UPDATED: Was the Club for Growth Wrong To Take on Tim Murphy?

John Feehery, who worked for top Republican House leadership for fifteen years, wrote an op-ed in The Hill in which he stated that he believes that Club for Growth’s actions could lead to the loss of seats in the U.S. House and Senate. Some of their latest ads have targeted Congressman Tim Murphy, the Republican from the 18th congressional district.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 10 Comments