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Obama and Murphy Offer Up Another Stimulus Flop

First Stimulus Was a Failure, Now House Dems Want to Hit the Accelerator on More Wasteful Spending Washington- It’s been more than 18 months since Patrick Murphy and his Democrat friends passed a trillion-dollar stimulus bill promising to keep unemployment under eight percent and create four million jobs and, so far, one thing is clear: […]

September 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Toomey Introduces Two New Ads to Highlight His Vision for the Future

Allentown – U. S. Senate candidate and former small business owner Pat Toomey kicked off the post-Labor Day homestretch of the campaign by releasing two new television ads highlighting his optimistic vision for the future of Pennsylvania and the country and the important differences between his vision and the Washington-based vision of his opponent, Congressman […]

September 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Manan Trivedi First Up On Air, Calls for Congressional Pay Cut

In New TV Ad, Proposes Pay Cut Across the Board for All Members of Congress ELVERSON, Pa –  Today, Manan Trivedi is up on air with his first TV ad. An impressive sign of strength for a political newcomer and Washington outsider, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District beat four-term Congressman Jim Gerlach […]

September 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/7 Edition

Joe Sestak is set to deliver a major jobs address in the ‘burgh, the AP wonders if Onorato can play catch up and the Trib’s Brad Bumsted wonders why Rendell made life so difficult for Democrats this summer. Labor Day is past, we’re in the home stretch, and this is your Tuesday buzz.

September 7th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Joe Sestak Marches in Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

Will Deliver Speech at Carnegie Mellon Tomorrow on Job Creation MEDIA, PA – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak celebrated Labor Day with workers in Pittsburgh Monday, participating in one of the largest Labor Day parades in the country. He sprinted back and forth across Grant Street and Boulevard of the Allies, greeting spectators and honoring […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Manan Trivedi Responds to Congressman Gerlach’s Perpetuation of “Race Card” Comment

Elverson, PA – After Congressman Jim Gerlach’s campaign has continued to claim that Manan Trivedi, Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, plays the “race card” by receiving donations from Indian Americans, Trivedi made the following statement: “Last week, Congressman Gerlach’s campaign was quoted making racially-charged comments that were offensive and insensitive about my campaign […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Chairman Jim Burn’s Statement on Labor Day

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Chairman Jim Burn issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day. “Today, I was honored to march in the Pittsburgh Labor Day parade alongside proud men and women who are the backbone of Pennsylvania,” said Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn. “As we celebrate Labor Day with family and friends, let us […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Fitzpatrick Calls on Murphy to Support Extension of Tax Cuts

Democrat leader in Congress says extension “in the mix” MORRISVILLE, Pa– Today, while campaigning in Morrisville, Mike Fitzpatrick called on Congressman Patrick Murphy to join him in calling for a permanent extension of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year.  Fitzpatrick has long championed such an extension […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Former Senator Harris Wofford’s Statement on Congressman Jim Gerlach’s Campaign’s Recent Racially-Charged Comments

Former Senator Harris Wofford, the Senator from Pennsylvania from 1991 through 1995, in response to Jim Gerlach’s campaign’s recent racially-charged comments, has issued the below statement. Senator Wofford is a respected leader on civil rights and authority on India who has written a book about early Indian Independence, helped introduce Ghandi’s key disciples to Martin […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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DENT CAMPAIGN AIRS FIRST TELEVISION COMMERCIAL – A LOOK AT “TYPICAL” POLITICIAN JOHN CALLAHAN

Charlie Dent’s campaign aired its first commercial today. You can watch it by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upy8kKm_Gpg John Callahan says that his record as Mayor of Bethlehem qualifies him to serve in Congress. That’s true only if you think a record of four consecutive property tax increases, leading an effort to raise the sales tax (in the […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments