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Altmire Defends BBA in New Ad (Watch Video)

In his newest ad, Altmire defends his vote for the Balanced Budget Amendment and disputes claims from Critz that the BBA would result in massive cuts to Social Security and Medicare. It’s become the marquee issue in a race of two conservative Democrats.

April 18th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 3 Comments

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Smith Poll: Smith Lead Grows

Tom Smith’s latest internal poll shows the U.S. Senate hopeful a heavy favorite to win the primary on Tuesday. His numbers give him 35 percent of the vote, compared to 16 percent for Sam Rohrer and 10 percent for Steve Welch.

April 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Poll, Senate, Top Stories | 8 Comments

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Dems Seek to Make Corbett a Liability for Romney (Watch Video)

When national Democrats hear Tom Corbett’s name, one thing springs to mind: “war on women.” The Guv endorsed Mitt Romney Tuesday, and the DNC wasted no time linking recent campaign messaging to Corbett’s recent comments on the mandatory ultrasound bill.

April 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Presidential, Top Stories, Video | 2 Comments

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Capitolwire: Worries for Welch

Some Republican party leaders and insiders are hedging their bets, according to Pete DeCoursey at Capitolwire. A number of them say the state party’s endorsement may not win the day for Steve Welch on April 24.

April 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | 20 Comments