Are you a Republican in southeast PA? Do you vote on a fairly consistent basis? If so, then the odds are you’ll soon be receiving a robocall urging you to oppose PA Sen. Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi’s controversial Electoral College plan.
Erick Erickson thinks Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Allegheny) deserves a primary challenge. The managing editor of RedState, one of the most influential conservative blogs in the country, has a devastating post today featuring a laundry list of times that Murphy has strayed from conservative orthodoxy.
Rep. Jason Altmire lead out the third quarter fundraising announcements this time around, reporting a healthy $375,000 raised during the period from July 1 through September 30. His campaign is calling it the best Q3 he’s ever had. He’s got over $700,000 cash on hand.
The primary is half a year away, but Patrick Murphy has already pulled in a major endorsement for his bid for Attorney General. Former Governor Ed Rendell, a powerhouse in Pennsylvania Democratic politics, has thrown his support behind the former congressman.
Governor Tom Corbett announced his proposal for Marcellus shale gas drilling legislation yesterday, and reactions have been strong. The legislative outlook for the plan is about as difficult to figure out as the long-term impacts of drilling.