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Updated: Dems Link PA GOPers to Koch/Iran Story

The details are still emerging on this story, but expect this to be a significant talking point in the run up to the 2012 elections. Behind the scenes, Democrats are working to link PA Republicans to a Bloomberg report that Koch Industries, owned by conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch, has been illicitly dealing with Iran.

October 5th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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RedState: Tim Murphy Should Be Primaried

Erick Erickson thinks Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Allegheny) deserves a primary challenge. The managing editor of RedState, one of the most influential conservative blogs in the country, has a devastating post today featuring a laundry list of times that Murphy has strayed from conservative orthodoxy.

October 4th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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FEC Fines Callahan

Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan has been fined by the Federal Elections Commission for using $9,932 of funds from his mayoral campaign for his congressional campaign, Colby Itkowitz of the Morning Call reports.

September 27th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Primary Warning for Fitzpatrick

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is used to running against rival Patrick Murphy to represent Pennsylvania’s 8th district, but he may have competition in the primary this time. Jennifer Stefano, of Pennsylvania Americans For Prosperity, has fired a warning shot over a recent labor-related vote.

September 26th, 2011 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories | 8 Comments