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  • 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......
  • 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,...