| 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.
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:16 AM
It's a storied and bitter rivalry that dates back decades to when the Dallas Cowboys irritatingly always won their match ups in the 1970s and then the Philadelphia Eagles came back and beat them at Veterans Stadium in the 1980 NFC Championship. For...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If you're a Congressman named Fitzpatrick and you're not having a St. Patrick's Day campaign fundraiser, it might be news.
What makes Bucks County Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick's Fitzpatrick for Congress St. Patrick's Day Festival fundraiser...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:13 AM
In its first major push in the shift from elections to policy, the Obama campaign's grassroots arm dispatched volunteers Friday to advocate for gun control.
Calling it a "Day of Action" advocates showed up at congressional offices nationwide to pressure...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:37 AM
If U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is widely known to be eyeing a run for statewide office, does wait and take on incumbent GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016, both politicians' recent campaign finance filings foreshadow a high-priced race between two...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey joined most of the Senate Republican caucus in voting against the $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy relief bill, citing costs unrelated to the Northeast storm.
The measure cleared the Senate Monday night, 62-36. The House...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If public opinion sways politicians then the results of a new poll by Quinnipiac University may explain why a number of southeast Pennsylvania Republicans have indicated that, at the very least, they'd be open to universal background checks on gun sales....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:44 AM
With one Republican and one Democrat now representing the Lehigh Valley, this will be a common occurrence: Charlie Dent and Matt Cartwright split their vote Wednesday on temporarily suspending the debt ceiling.
Dent, 15th district, supported it....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Exhibit A of what can be accomplished when members of Congress work together across that wide party aisle: For two months Pennsylvania Democrats and Republicans implored FEMA to reimburse the state for its Hurricane Sandy preparation efforts. Late...