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  • DeMint recalls telling Specter he'd back Toomey

     
    Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who soon after turned on his Republican colleagues and switched political affiliation, was none too thrilled to find out one of his colleagues would not support him in the Pennsylvania GOP primary. Conservative South Carolina...
  • Toomey v. Casey softball game

     
    Last night we attended the annual Pennsylvania senators softball game, a tradition that dates back at least as far as Arlen Specter v. Rick Santorum. Pat Toomey's team, Hit It, Toomey, (insert debt ceiling joke here) squeezed out a 14-13......
  • Unemployed to Toomey: Meet with us

     
    Clarification w/ updates: The lawmakers mentioned below have all held town halls, but none since Congress recessed for the weeks-long August break. Two unemployed men from opposite ends of the state are urging U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to hold a......
  • The Sunday Brunch: Even More On The Electoral College.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, September threw down the window pretty abruptly. And all of a sudden it's tweed jacket weather. Nothing makes us long for our native New England more -- except, perhaps for a fall collapse by......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Wednesday Five.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It occurs to us that an 18-year-old sailor serving on that day would now be 88 years old. The......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Rick Santorum? President?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the first full Monday of Pennsylvania Farm Show week, that magical seven days that Pennsylvanians use an excuse to eat their own weight in fried foods. We are not sure how this is......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Don Quixote's Got Nothing On This Guy.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The polls are closed. The TV lights are dimmed. And the great caravan that is the 2012 Republican presidential campaign has moved on from New Hampshire and onto South Carolina, where, in just a few......
  • Friday Morning: A Quick Fill-Up On News.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're traversing the highways and byways of this great Commonwealth today, so we're going to keep this morning's missive a touch on the brief side. Here's a quick buffet of links to go with your......
  • Fine lines

     
    Let me get this straight. Before launching a presidential campaign, Mitt Romney supported abortion rights, gay rights, gun control, "amnesty" for undocumented immigrants, and combating climate change. He distanced himself from Reagan, attended Planned...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Specter battling cancer again.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Usually we like to kick things off with a brief joke or gag to get your morning started right. But this morning all we're going to do is offer our thoughts and best wishes to......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Former Sen. Jane Orie appeals her sentence.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're on the road today and blogging from one of our Commonwealth's finer Green Cup chain coffee establishments. As is so often the case in these instances, we're running late and severely under-caffeinated, so we'...