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6/22 Ups & Downs

It’s been a busy week from Harrisburg to DC. Lawmakers come close to a budget, the TV wars heat up in PA and suddenly everyone in world is a Wawa connoisseur. Here are this week’s Ups & Downs.

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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6/22 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz. See you today at Republican State Committee. How does the new Obama immigration policy fare in PA? Critz jumps on Rothfus for supporting the Medicare-cutting Ryan budget and the SEIU is bringing 100 field workers to the state to battle Romney.

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Guest Commentary, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Critz Stays on the Attack Over Medicare

Rep. Mark Critz is keeping his foot on the gas on entitlements. Today, his campaign is pushing a statement by a Republican congressman that the Ryan plan – supported by Critz opponent Keith Rothfus – would maintain the $500 billion in cuts made to Medicare by Obamacare.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 7 Comments

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Kelly Takes Loud Role in Holder Contempt Vote (Watch Video)

Rep. Mike Kelly has taken a prominent role in the push to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for withholding information to Congress on the failed Fast and Furious Operation. He’s gone on Fox News and done a number of other press hits to highlight Wednesday’s committee vote.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 4 Comments

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6/21 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz. Lots of news today! Republicans reach a budget deal; what’s being said in the three latest ad buys (two anti-Obama and one anti-Romney); Smith slams Casey for an anti-coal vote; and see what Critz is doing to keep his lead in the polls.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments