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Pa. Leaders React to Federal Budget Agreement

After news reports, breaking news e-mails and cell phone push notifications alerted the nation late Friday night that a federal budget agreement was met and a government shutdown off the radar, Pennsylvania representatives voiced their thoughts on the deal– with Democrats and Republicans alike expressing relief a shutdown was averted.

April 13th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | No Comments

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April Fools!

Several of our Philadelphia friends were delighted to forward the Thursday issue of the Philadelphia Public Record, which had an interesting story about former Congressman Joe Sestak and his political ambitions. Sound familiar? It might, if you read PoliticsPA last week on April 1st.

April 8th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Santorum Helped in Iowa by Absence of Palin and Huckabee But Hurt by Bachmann’s Announcement

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) declaration over the weekend that she is forming an exploratory committee for the Presidency was not good news for former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. Bachmann is one of the most conservative members in the House (ranked 19th by National Journal) and a favorite of the tea party who gave its response to President Obama’s State of the Union in January.

March 30th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Presidential | 2 Comments