| Jan 3, 2012
I'm a little groggy after reading all those year-end lists, so you'll have to forgive me if my own look back at 2011's top events veers in and out of reality.
January: In a heartwarming "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" type moment, new Bucks County...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Kathy Boockvar, the Doylestown Township attorney who ran unsuccessfully for Commonwealth Court last year has announced that she will challenge incumbent 8th district Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.
Boockvar, who has worked as a legal aid...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The fur continues to fly in Bucks County's 8th Congressional District.
The campaign has featured allegations that Republican Mike Fitzpatrick is looking out only for those who sign the fronts of their workers' paychecks, and that Democrat Kathy...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:58 PM
U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick didn't have a primary opponent this year, but if he wins re-election he may need to worry about a primary from the right in two years time.
The conservative Club for Growth, which has made its reputation on knee capping so-...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Of late, the hallways of Congress have felt less like a revered 200-year-old political institution and more like the inside of a high school with divided cliques and petty fights. But its not just how lawmakers act that mirrors something out of a CW...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:24 AM
A beloved Democratic president will be calling Bucks County voters this weekend to remind them to come out on Tuesday to support Congressional candidate Kathy Boockvar.
She's locked in a battle with incumbent Republican congressman Mike Fitzpatrick in...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Congressional Democrats have put three Southeastern Pennsylvania Congressional races on their list of 2012 targets.
The party needs a net gain of 25 seats to win back control of the House.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District is considered one of the state's more competitive races and both candidates are now up on television as voters begin to focus on the election.
Democrat Kathy Boockvar has already run a couple of introductory ads,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Democrats in Bucks County are hoping secretly-taped remarks made by 8th District Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick to a tea party group in Doylestown will allow them to make the same kind of political hay the Obama campaign made off of Mitt Romney's...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Things are getting nasty in Bucks County, and it's only September.
Days after Democrats released secretly-taped comments Republican Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick made about workers and their employers to a tea party fundraiser, the GOP is...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell had strong words for Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick Friday over a Republican campaign push that attempts to tie Fitzpatrick's Democratic opponent Kathy Boockvar to convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:24 AM
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...