Rev. Al Sharpton slammed freshman Rep. Mike Kelly an a segment last night on MSNBC, suggesting that the Congressman of acting unethically regarding his financial ties to the energy industry.
Freshman Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Luzerne) had another rough town hall experience last night, during which police escorted a constituent out of the room. It’s the second disruptive town hall for Barletta in as many weeks, and continues the recent story line of Republican congressman facing backlash back home.
A group of local Democratic activists are hammering Rep. Pat Meehan over his vote for the House GOP’s budget. In this video of an October debate, Meehan said flat out he’d vote against any plan to turn Medicare into a voucher program.
Allegheny County Council President Rich Fitzgerald, seeking the Democratic nomination for County Executive, launched the first television ad of the campaign Friday.
In our zeal for April Fools Day, we missed a few stories that broke on Thursday night and Friday. One of which was bad news for Rep. Tom Marino, whose office has watched with dismay as the Congressman’s misunderstood comments on Libya made it all the way to the Tonight Show.
We decided to check in with some of the students who weren’t on hand for the rallies: college Republicans. We talked with a few campus conservatives across PA, and found that those attending state-supported colleges had mixed feelings about the Governor’s budget.