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  • Longtime Republican leader in Bucks County dies

     
    Harry Fawkes, Bucks County’s longtime Republican Party leader, has died. Fawkes, 83, of Bristol Township died tuesday. He led the GOP for four decades. Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement...
  • Rep. Holden to the Lehigh Valley?

     
    As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
  • Rep. Fitzpatrick is challenged

    Rep. Fitzpatrick is challenged
    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...
  • Dems target Fitzpatrick, Dent and Gerlach in Pennsylvania

    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...
  • 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...
  • Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision

    Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett decided Wednesday to let the federal government run a health insurance exchange mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act for Pennsylvanians rather than set up a state-based site. Read The Morning Call's full story on the...
  • Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers

    Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers
    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...
  • DCCC targets House Republicans on Medicare, including Dent, Fitzpatrick and Gerlach

    DCCC targets House Republicans on Medicare, including Dent, Fitzpatrick and Gerlach
    As U.S. House Republican Paul Ryan prepares to unveil a new budget plan Tuesday, the campaign arm for congressional Democrats have launched a preemptive strike against 41 House Republicans. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting...
  • Fitzpatrick gets Colberted

     
    You haven't really made it in Washington until comedian Stephen Colbert has gotten some laughs at your expense. Bucks County Mike Fitzpatrick got the full Colbert treatment Monday night. Fitzpatrick, as we all well know by now, missed taking the......
  • Fitzpatrick not yet a congressman?

     
    UPDATED at 5 pm: Turns out the House will not have to do yesterday over again, but the two men's votes do not count because when they voted they were only members-elect, not yet officially congressmen. UPDATE AT 5:15 pm......
  • Americans divided on health care repeal

     
    As House Republicans begin their push Tuesday to repeal the health care law and the Democrats amp up efforts to defend their reforms, a new poll finds that Americans are just about equally divided on it. A Quinnipiac University found......