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UPDATED: Was the Club for Growth Wrong To Take on Tim Murphy?

John Feehery, who worked for top Republican House leadership for fifteen years, wrote an op-ed in The Hill in which he stated that he believes that Club for Growth’s actions could lead to the loss of seats in the U.S. House and Senate. Some of their latest ads have targeted Congressman Tim Murphy, the Republican from the 18th congressional district.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Top Stories | 10 Comments

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State Supreme Court Justice Orie’s Legal Troubles Have Implications For Redistricting Legal Challenge

Time is quickly running out for state Supreme Court justice Joan Orie Melvin. The embattled judge is scheduled to be one of seven judges ruling on the appeal of the state legislature’s redistricting plan next Monday, a prospect that has her critics calling for her resignation.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, PA Offices 2012, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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1/18 Morning Buzz

Good morning politicos, and welcome to the Buzz. Rep. Todd Platts surprised everyone yesterday. The 6-term York lawmaker announced that he will retire, citing in part his support for term limits. And Rep. Tim Holden is getting some flak for his co-sponsorship of SOPA.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | 2 Comments