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Obama’s WV Problem Stretches Into PA

A significant portion of western and central PA Democrats declined to vote for Barack Obama in the primary, an analysis by PoliticsPA has found. The results there resemble those of Kentucky and West Virginia, where he lost around 40 percent of the primary vote to no-name opponents or “undecided”.

June 18th, 2012 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | 19 Comments

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6/18 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz. PoliticsPA takes a look at Obama’s PA primary performance and found some problems for him in Western PA, Romney’s tour through PA had highs and a big low, and the GOP selected State Rep. Vulakovich to run for ex-Sen. Jane Orie’s seat.

June 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Smith Seizes on Prez’s Casey Comments, But is Obama a Liability? (Watch Video)

Barack Obama gave Bob Casey the kind of praise on Tuesday that would have given a Dem candidate heartburn in 2010. Among other accolades the President said Casey, “has always had my back”. Naturally, Tom Smith jumped on the comment. But is Obama, who polls ahead in PA, really a liability for Casey?

June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Senate, Top Stories, Video | 13 Comments

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6/15 Ups & Downs

See who had a good week, and who would like to take it back. Campaigns are heating up around the state. Plus, it’s been busy in Harrisburg, and it looks like one politico could use a stiff drink.

June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 5 Comments