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3/12 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, and welcome to the Buzz. Did you all see HBO’s ‘Game Change’ this weekend? Shout out to Pa. political operative Ryan Shafik, who appeared as an extra in the film and did a little on-location consulting.

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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U.S. Treasury Department Probes Rendell Over Speeches For Iranian Dissidents

The Washington Times reports that the Treasury Department’s counterterrorism arm is investigating speaking fees paid to a long-timeDemocratic Party leader who is among the most vocal advocates of an Iranian opposition group designated as a terrorist group by the State Department.

March 10th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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Casey Votes for Keystone XL Pipeline

It’s official: we’ve entered the stage of the campaign where Bob Casey can’t do anything right. The Senator voted with the GOP in favor of a bill to advance the Keystone XL oil pipeline Thursday night, and his opponents accused the him of switching positions.

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | 6 Comments

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3/9 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, and welcome to the Buzz. We hope everyone attending St. Patty’s Day events this weekend has a blast – especially at good old-fashioned political events. (Here’s looking at you, NEPA!)

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | No Comments

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Luzerne Dems Back Holden, Vinsko

Rep. Tim Holden won the bellwether Luzerne Dems endorsement Thursday night thanks in part to a strong speech on his behalf by his former colleague Chris Carney. Holden is being challenged by Lackawanna County attorney Matt Cartwright in the 17th district primary.

March 8th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 15 Comments