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  • Toomey votes no on Sandy relief

    Toomey votes no on Sandy relief
    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...
  • QPoll: Pennsylvanians support stricter gun control

    QPoll: Pennsylvanians support stricter gun control
    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....
  • The Toomey v. Schwartz money race

    The Toomey v. Schwartz money race
    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...
  • Local pro-Obama advocates target Dent on guns

    Local pro-Obama advocates target Dent on guns
    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...
  • Toomey most conservative in Pa

     
    Based on their voting records, U.S. Pat Toomey is a solid conservative while other local area Republican lawmakers are not, according to Heritage Action for America. The group, which is affiliated with the DC-based Heritage Foundation think tank, scored...
  • So you wanna meet Pat Toomey?

     
    In less than a week, Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey returns to Washington to his new role as one of 12 supercommittee members tasked with solving the nation’s economic woes. His seat gives him tremendous influence on future federal spending......
  • Strange Bedfellows Partly Behind Electoral College Effort: Consultant Gerow, Ex-House Dems Lawyer Bill Sloane Helped Get Ball Rolling.

     
    An unlikely alliance between a veteran Republican political operative and the former chief counsel for Pennsylvania’s House Democrats helped give birth to a plan to change how Pennsylvania will allocate its 20 votes in the Electoral College in...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: In Washington, Corbett Talks Electoral College Changes.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett was in Our Nation's Capital on Tuesday, where he talked about proposed changes to Pennsylvania's Electoral College system with some very jumpy members of the state's GOP Congressional delegation....
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Cork Finally Popped On Booze Debate.

     
    The debate over liquor privatization got a kick in the pants yesterday with the release of a long-awaited report showing that selling off the state stores would generate as much as $1.6 billion in uprfront proceeds for the taxpayers. Gov. Tom Corbett said...
  • 16 years later, Rep. Holden switches vote on balanced budget

     
    In 1995, area Democrat U.S. Rep. Tim Holden was a relatively new member of Congress when he voted against a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Now, 16 years later, Holden, of the 17th district, joined Republicans and just......
  • A Pennsylvania Society Geography Lesson.

     
    The annual Pennsylvania Society weekend is about many things. And nearly all of them involve some variation on glad-handing, networking, celebrating and socializing. Also food and alcohol — lots of food and alcohol, paid for out of campaign money,...