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Super PAC Targets Incumbents

National Journal reported this morning that a Super PAC, “The Campaign for Primary Accountability” is targeting 11 incumbent congressman. Among the 11 are Holden and Murphy. According to the paper, the PAC has raised $1.8 million so far.

February 29th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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PA-7 Race Off to Slow Start

The race for Congress in the 7th district should be one of the top in the state. Freshman Republican Pat Meehan must defend a record with no shortage of tough votes in a suburban Philadelphia seat in a presidential campaign year. But so far, things are off to a slow start.

February 29th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 7 Comments

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Critz Locks Down Home Town Labor Support

Rep. Mark Critz has earned the bulk of labor support in his primary versus Jason Altmire, and this week he scored two home town wins.  The Johnstown-Somerset and Westmoreland County Labor Councils – both representing parts of his current district – endorsed his candidacy.

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 4 Comments

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Rand Paul Endorses Feinberg

Kentucky Senator and Tea Party icon Rand Paul has thrown his support behind congressional hopeful and former staffer Evan Feinberg. It’s the second Senate endorsement the conservative challenger has received this month.

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 7 Comments