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FUND-RAISING: HERR FAR OUTSTRIPS PITTS WITH INDIVIDUALS

FUND-RAISING:  HERR FAR OUTSTRIPS PITTS WITH INDIVIDUALS   The Herr 2010 Congressional campaign has released its third-quarter fund-raising figures, showing a three-fold increase in receipts from the second quarter and a total nearly matching that of incumbent Joseph Pitts, with individual givers far outstripping Pitts”.   Figures filed with the Federal Elections Commission show total […]

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Wall Street Journal Reports: U.S. Trade Deficit with China Grew at Record Level

Wall Street Journal Reports: U.S. Trade Deficit with China Grew at Record Level Joe Blasts Congressman Toomey for Policies that Benefit Foreign Corporations MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak said today that Pennsylvanians must demand action to help correct the growing trade imbalance with countries like China that lead to the loss in […]

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Keystone Progress PAC Releases First TV Ad, “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?”

Keystone Progress PAC Releases First TV Ad, “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?” (HARRISBURG, PA)—The newly-formed Keystone Progress Political Action Committee (KPPAC) announced today that is has released its first television ad titled “What’s Tom Corbett Hiding?”  The ad is a light-hearted look at a serious topic–Tom Corbett’s refusal to comply with Pennsylvania’s right to Know Law. […]

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KANJORSKI ANNOUNCES VOTE SOON ON $250 PAYMENT FOR SENIORS TO COMPENSATE FOR LACK OF SOCIAL SECURITY COLA INCREASE

KANJORSKI ANNOUNCES VOTE SOON ON $250 PAYMENT FOR SENIORS TO COMPENSATE FOR LACK OF SOCIAL SECURITY COLA INCREASE   Kanjorski Co-Sponsored Bill to Help Change the Way Seniors COLA is Determined to More Accurately Reflect Seniors’ Costs   WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11) announced that the House will soon vote to provide […]

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ALTMIRE: TODAY’S USITC RULING IS GOOD NEWS FOR AMERICA’S STEEL INDUSTRY

ALTMIRE: TODAY’S USITC RULING IS GOOD NEWS FOR AMERICA’S STEEL INDUSTRY   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) ruling that TMK IPSCO, U.S. Steel, and other domestic steel manufacturers are being threatened with injury by heavily subsidized, Chinese seamless pipe imports. In September, Congressman Altmire […]

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Pallone: Senate misses the boat to honor Pa. Vietnam veterans

Pallone: Senate misses the boat to honor Pa. Vietnam veterans Senate inaction kills Pallone bill designating ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’   HARRISBURG, Oct. 15 – State Rep. John Pallone is very disappointed that the state Senate has ended its legislative session without passing his bill designating March 30 of every year as “Welcome Home […]

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Toomey: Remove ALL Campaign Finance Limits

Toomey: Remove ALL Campaign Finance Limits Opposes Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Laws, Calls for Unlimited Contributions MEDIA, Pa. – Even amid a growing scandal surrounding unlimited, anonymous foreign donations to groups allied with his campaign, Congressman Toomey yesterday called for removalof all limits on campaign contributions to federal candidates. This would allow millions more to […]

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CARNEY SUCCESSFUL IN PUSH FOR ORTHOPEDIC RESEARCH FUNDING

CARNEY SUCCESSFUL IN PUSH FOR ORTHOPEDIC RESEARCH FUNDING $30 million included in final version of House Defense Appropriations Bill Washington, DC –Congressman Christopher Carney (PA-10) announced that the 2011 Defense Appropriations Bill includes $30 million for orthopedic research funding, a provision Congressman Carney took the lead on in Congress. In February, Congressman Carney urged the […]

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Will Lentz Reimburse Taxpayers for his Free Ride?

Will Lentz Reimburse Taxpayers for his Free Ride? DREXEL HILL, PA – Two weeks since it was exposed that Bryan Lentz broke his promise to voters to forgo a taxpayer-funded vehicle, the Meehan for Congress campaign called on Lentz to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the expenses incurred by Lentz for the use of […]

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Week in Review: As Onorato Momentum Builds, Oil & Gas Shill Corbett Doesn’t Think He Owes it to Voters to Explain His Positions

Week in Review: As Onorato Momentum Builds, Oil & Gas Shill Corbett Doesn’t Think He Owes it to Voters to Explain His Positions   The stakes are high and Tom Corbett doesn’t understand policy, doesn’t care about it or is just plain wrong for Pennsylvania.  The proof?  This week voters were treated to the ongoing […]

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