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  • 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.......
  • Fitzpatrick gets Colberted

     
    You haven't really made it in Washington until comedian Stephen Colbert has gotten some laughs at your expense. Bucks County Mike Fitzpatrick got the full Colbert treatment Monday night. Fitzpatrick, as we all well know by now, missed taking the......
  • Fitzpatrick drama continues...

     
    Bucks County Mike Fitzpatrick was the center of attention on the U.S. House floor Friday morning as lawmakers debated whether or not to rewrite history and erase Fitzpatrick's first six votes as if they never happened. Because Fitzpatrick was not......
  • 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......