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  • 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....
  • PA Dems press new GOP to turn down gov't health care

     
    The state Democratic Party joined an effort by a handful of U.S. House lawmakers to determine which Republicans would turn down the federally-funded health insurance provided to members of Congress. A handful of House Democrats sent a letter to...
  • Bucks GOP on absentee ballots: Umm, never mind

     
    Bucks County's Republican Party, whose leaders were worked up enough last week to file a formal challenge to hundreds of absentee ballots solicited by Democrats, the GOP said fraudulently, has given up its challenge. The party announced that while it........
  • Fitzpatrick not yet a congressman?

     
    UPDATED at 5 pm: Turns out the House will not have to do yesterday over again, but the two men's votes do not count because when they voted they were only members-elect, not yet officially congressmen. UPDATE AT 5:15 pm......
  • Americans divided on health care repeal

     
    As House Republicans begin their push Tuesday to repeal the health care law and the Democrats amp up efforts to defend their reforms, a new poll finds that Americans are just about equally divided on it. A Quinnipiac University found......
  • Fitzpatrick gets leadership role on finance committee

     
    U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, of Bucks County, will be the vice-chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight, he announced in a statement today. The House Financial Services Committee, which Fitzpatrick served on when he was previously in...
  • Fitzpatrick, Santorum named in Bush White House investigation

     
    A report released this week by the White House Office of Political Affairs found that President George W. Bush's administration violated law by helping campaign officials in close races in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the 2006 midterm elections. The...
  • "Oathgate" Texas Republican to address PA GOP

     
    Remember when Bucks County Republican Mike Fitzpatrick was hanging out at his swearing-in party and then whoops he missed taking the oath of office on the House floor? And remember how Texas Republican Pete Sessions was there too? And the......
  • Fitzpatrick, Barletta targeted by Dems

     
    It's only been a few months since the 2010 election, but the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has already begun its quest to win back the House from Republican control in 2012. Two Republicans it aims to oust are Pennsylvania's Mike......