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  • Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad

    Romney uses Specter in Santorum attack ad
    When Arlen Specter lost in the 2010 Senate Democratic primary he never could have foreseen his image being used as fodder in the next presidential campaign. But then, who could have expected his former colleague Rick Santorum to be among the Republican...
  • Ticket Replay: Barbara Boxer opponent announces 3 Obama job bribes he'd accept to drop his challenge

     
    Mickey Kaus hopeless bid to unseat the three-term incumbent does win attention for his mocking offer....
  • Ticket Replay: Forget Groundhog Day! Feb. 2 = Marmot Day, thanks to Sarah Palin

     
    Groundhogs are dumb and slow and Pennsylvanian. Marmots, on the other hand, have something to say....
  • Ticket Replay: Joe Biden says he's campaigned for some 'real turkeys' over the years

     
    And you know who you are. Joe Biden has done a lot of talking over the years on the Democrat stumps....
  • Tuesday's Afternoon Snack

     
    It's the calm before the storm here in DC as old and new members and their staffs make their way from their home districts for tomorrow's frenzied inauguration activities on Capitol Hill. So, it's been a relatively slow news day......
  • Monday's Afternoon Snack

     
    Happy New Year, blog readers! 2011 promises to be an eventful year in Pennsylvania and national politics as presidential hopefuls ramp up their efforts in early primary states, state Republicans begin floating names to put up against Sen. Bob Casey,......
  • Fitzpatrick, Santorum named in Bush White House investigation

     
    A report released this week by the White House Office of Political Affairs found that President George W. Bush's administration violated law by helping campaign officials in close races in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the 2006 midterm elections. The...
  • Gov. Admiral Sestak?

     
    Joe Sestak. Remember that guy? If not, maybe this will refresh your memory: For about a year, he sprinted across Pennsylvania at a frantic pace, wearing a green military jacket, and rambling, sometimes incoherently, about principles, working families...
  • Conservatives give Casey, Specter zero percent rating

     
    The American Conservatives Union released it annual rating determining how conservatively members of Congress voted. Both Pennsylvania Senate Democrats, Bob Casey and Arlen Specter, in 2010 received zero percent. That rating will certainly balance...
  • Toomey tells CPAC not to apologize for being conservatives

     
    Calling himself an “unapologetic, solid conservative,” Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey helped kick off a three-day annual gathering of right-wing devotees on Thursday morning offering up some self-deprecating humor and a pitch for his debt-...
  • Specter wants spy for Israel released, sends letter to Obama

     
    Jonathan Pollard, an American intelligence analyst, was sentenced to a life sentence in 1987 for spying for Israel. In the 25 years since, there's been a fervent lobbying effort by Israel and Jewish Americans to free Pollard. In January, Israeli......