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8/2 Morning Buzz

Veteran Democratic Congressman Mike Doyle was the lone member of the Pennsylvania delegation to vote against the high-profile, controversial debt ceiling deal reached by President Obama and congressional leaders late Sunday night. The Forest Hills representative was also at the center of a controversial caucus huddle in which he reportedly likened Tea Party Republicans to “terrorists [who] have made it impossible to spend any money.”

August 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Playbook | No Comments

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8/1 Morning Buzz

The big Monday morning news: President Obama and Congressional leaders pounded out the framework for a budget deal late Sunday night, with a vote very likely taking place on Monday. Even before their respective caucus leaders had a chance to present the specifics of the plan to rank-and-file members, Pennsylvania’s public officials were already offering preliminary thoughts.

August 1st, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Playbook | No Comments

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7/29 PoliticsPA’s Up & Down

A seesaw week for many Keystone State politicos this time around — from the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission to liquor privatization…not to mention PoliticsPA co-owner Larry Ceisler’s inner turmoil over choosing between the Phillies and the Pirates this weekend.

July 29th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | No Comments

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7/22 PoliticsPA’s Up & Down

We’ve figured out a way for Senate Pro Tem Joe Scarnati and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai to work out their differences regarding liquor privatization. Not to mention a few fundraising winners and losers and the seemingly obligatory check-in on Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign. All in this week’s edition of Up & Down.

July 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | 2 Comments