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  • Local Republicans voted for cuts after voting against them

     
    Local area Republicans Charlie Dent, Mike Fitzpatrick and Lou Barletta all voted for the House Republicans' 2011 budget that sliced $60 billion from various federal programs for the next seven months of the fiscal year. It's important to note, of......
  • Biden in Philadelphia: GOP blame victims

     
    In case you missed it, Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Democratic fundraiser in Philadelphia on Friday and the Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald provided the afternoon's official pool report. According to Fitzgerald's thorough account of the event at the...
  • Tough week of votes for lawmakers as they head home to their districts

     
    It's recess time and U.S. lawmakers are returning to their districts for a two-week respite from Washington. This holiday may be a wee bit less pleasant as they face their constituents for the first time since casting politically charged votes......
  • Former Congressman Murphy To Announce For AG Today.

     
    Looking To Break ... ... a four-decade-old Republican lock on the office, Former Democratic U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy of Bucks County on Wednesday declared his candidacy for state attorney general in 2012. Asked Wednesday how he planned to succeed...
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy To Announce For AG Today.

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy ... ... of Bucks County will throw his hat in the ring for a 2012 bid for Attorney General. A formal announcement from Murphy, who lost his 8th CD seat last fall to Republican Mike......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Republicans Introduce New Severance Tax Proposals.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As just about everyone knows, family relations are a tricky business. Just because you're related to someone doesn't mean you're going to get along all the time. Take, for instance, our Massachusetts-based cousin,...
  • A look at lawmakers' finances

     
    Today, reporters in Washington are forced to do math. Federal lawmakers' 2010 financial disclosures were released Wednesday and now the masses can know, very roughly, how much their local official is worth. Their assets, (like their stocks, 401ks,...
  • Patrick Murphy fined by FEC

     
    Defeated U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy and the treasurer of his re-election campaign, Timothy Persico, were fined $12,000 by the Federal Election Commission for failing to file their post-election finance forms on time. The forms were due 30 days after the.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Crazy From The Heat.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's about 9,000 degrees here in the seat of power, and, unsurprisingly, things have slowed to something of a crawl. But not so slow that there's not a few stories to which we direct your......
  • Local lawmakers to toe their party line

     
    As Speaker John Boehner scrambled Thursday evening to secure enough Republican votes to pass his debt limit plan (so it can promptly be sent to the Senate to die), Pennsylvania lawmakers were not among those courted. Local area Republicans who......
  • Casey supports debt deal, Toomey still reviewing

     
    Updated at 6:45: Toomey is voting against the debt deal, saying in a statement that it "does nothing to deal with the path of government's unsustainable deficit spending." Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, who has been vocal about his disappointment.......