| Jan 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Also, Pat Toomey, Lindsey Graham, Rick Levin, Lou Gerstner, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Mike Lee, Mike Kelly, Anthony Weiner, Tim Kaine, Steve Israel, Elijah Cummings, .Jason Altmire, Austan Goolsbee, George Clooney....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Senate passage of a federal transportation bill that includes a toll credit measure necessary to finish Route 219 is a step forward for the project.
But the bill still has to pass the House, where lawmakers have been working on their own plan. Toll...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Lehigh Valley's U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent is getting some attention across the country this weekend, where an Occupy group and an anti-capitalism student group will protest his Enemy Expatriation Act at a courthouse in Utah.
From the Salt Lake Tribune:...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:16 PM
When Republican Keith Rothfus circulates campaign petitions, he carries a large box with him.
The Allegheny County candidate for the 12th Congressional District said it is what's inside the box — the entire text of the federal health care plan...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
It appears Somerset County will have two congressional primary races on April 24.
According to the unofficial candidate list from the Pennsylvania Department of State, Mark Critz, Johnstown, and Jason Altmire, McCandless, are the only two Democrats on...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:00 PM
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz’s campaign has filed a petition to strike Jason Altmire’s name from the Democratic primary ballot, alleging that 942 of his 1,651 signatures are invalid.
The campaign filed the complaint Tuesday in Commonwealth Court...
| Feb 23, 2012
A second petition challenge has been filed in a Somerset County congressional primary.
Paperwork was filed Tuesday to challenge the nomination petition of Travis G. Schooley, a Republican running in the 9th Congressional District primary against U.S....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Candidates in the 12th Congressional District have mixed opinions on pending legislation that would suspend pay for lawmakers if a budget is not passed on time.
The No Budget, No Pay Act would require Congress to pass all appropriations bills by Oct. 1...
| Mar 2, 2012
U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire is 151 signatures away from being kicked off the April 24 primary ballot. It will all come down to a judge's definition of residency.
"His ability to stay on the ballot comes down to one decision on one petition," said Mike Mikus,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:00 PM
U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire will remain on the Democratic primary ballot after U.S. Rep. Mark Critz’s campaign failed to prove to a judge that a petition circulator lives outside the 12th Congressional District.
Critz, D-Johnstown, argued in court...