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  • How did the gun issue impact Toomey's fundraising?

    How did the gun issue impact Toomey's fundraising?
    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey raised nearly $1 million in the second quarter of this year, which included the period when he was on the front lines of the political battle to strengthen background checks on firearms. Toomey raised $946,000 from April...
  • Rendell, Casey endorse Muller for Lehigh County exec

     
    U.S. Sen Bob Casey and former Gov. Ed Rendell on Friday endorsed Democrat Tom Muller for Lehigh County executive. Muller, the county's director of administration, is in a competitive race for executive with Republican Commissioner Scott Ott. Former Rep....
  • Tim Burns quits Pa. Senate race

    Tim Burns quits Pa. Senate race
    Tim Burns, once considered among the top tier in the crowded Republican Senate primary, has dropped out of the race after not receiving the coveted endorsement from the state party at its winter meeting last weekend. The Republicans chose rival Steve...
  • Petitions filed for Pa. primary

    Petitions filed for Pa. primary
    The four remaining Republican presidential candidates, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, and the five GOP Pa. Senate hopefuls, Sam Rohrer, Steve Welch, Tom Smith, Marc Scaringi and David Christian, filed the requisite number of...
  • Club for Growth gives Casey lowest score

    Club for Growth gives Casey lowest score
    The conservative Club for Growth, once run by Pat Toomey, listed Democrat Bob Casey at the very bottom of all U.S. Senators in promoting "pro-growth policies." The club, through its political action committee, has worked to purge Capitol Hill of...
  • Qpoll: Pawlowski, Sestak top potential Dem challengers against Corbett

    Qpoll: Pawlowski, Sestak top potential Dem challengers against Corbett
    If Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faced Gov. Tom Corbett in a Pennsylvania gubernatorial matchup today he would win. Pawlowski, who has hinted at an interest in the 2014 governor's race, performs at the top of the list of potential Democratic challengers,...
  • Updated: Specter battling cancer

    Updated: Specter battling cancer
    Arlen Specter, the storied Pennsylvania politician who was a state institution for decades before switching political parties and losing in a Democratic primary two years ago, is hospitalized with a very serious illness. Specter, who survived a brain...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick
    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Pennsylvania's top GOP surrogates defend battleground status

    Pennsylvania's top GOP surrogates defend battleground status
    Sometimes campaign surrogates doth protest too much. With all the chatter about Pennsylvania losing its battleground luster this cycle, the Romney campaign dispatched the state's two highest profile, Republican elected officials to make the case that...
  • Smith spent more than $20 million on U.S. Senate run

    Smith spent more than $20 million on U.S. Senate run
    In the end, Republican Tom Smith spent $20.8 million, $16.8 million of which was his own money, on his failed run for the U.S. Senate against Democrat incumbent Bob Casey. Casey, who retained his seat by 9.1 points and around 500,000 votes, spent around...
  • DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy

    DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy
    Jim DeMint, the Tea Party kingmaker who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate Thursday to head a Washington-based conservative think tank, left an indelible mark on the world of Pennsylvania politics. It was DeMint, who during the infancy of...