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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

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Politico: Some Dems Embrace GOP Maps

In Pennsylvania, a trio of Democrats — Reps. Jason Altmire, Mike Doyle and Robert Brady — helped rally support from Democratic state legislators to pass a GOP-drafted congressional remap even though it shored up more than a half-dozen vulnerable Republicans and guaranteed that at least one Democrat would lose a seat. Altmire wrote a letter to statehouse members to “respectfully ask for your support of the new map as drawn.”

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 4 Comments