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  • 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.......
  • Ethics watchdog group wants Fitzpatrick investigation

     
    The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit organization that singles out government officials who it believes has acted unlawfully or unethically, has filed an ethics complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against...
  • Barletta takes hit on lack of town halls

     
    Not holding public town hall meetings over this August recess has caught the attention of the national media. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, for one, was mentioned in a Politico piece for appearing "at a $30-per-plate “CEO to CEO” forum" but......
  • Unemployed to Toomey: Meet with us

     
    Clarification w/ updates: The lawmakers mentioned below have all held town halls, but none since Congress recessed for the weeks-long August break. Two unemployed men from opposite ends of the state are urging U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to hold a......