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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Companies switch allegiance from Murphy to Fitzpatrick

     
    For a handful of well-known companies, it matters very little to them who you are or what the letter is behind your name. All that matters is that you're in power. An analysis of Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick's end......
  • Barletta, Dent, Fitzpatrick: FEC reports released for House members

     
    Former Hazleton Mayor and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta ended 2010 with zero cash on hand and $153, 670 in debt, according to his FEC report made public Tuesday. He had not taken any contributions in the last financial reporting period......
  • Local GOP House members undecided on Toomey's debt bill

     
    Republican Pat Toomey has 21 GOP colleagues, including two in Senate leadership positions, signed on to his first legislative effort as a senator and a companion measure introduced in the House with dozens of supporters. But his fellow Pennsylvania...
  • Possible redistricting outcome: Critz out, Barletta a lot safer

     
    Pennsylvania will lose one seat in Congress next year because of census population data, and the Washington Post on Monday analyzed how the state's congressional districts may be redrawn by the Republicans in charge. "One is to draw Democratic Reps.......
  • Fitzpatrick among GOP who voted against Patriot Act extension

     
    Bucks County Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick was among the two dozen GOP House lawmakers being credited for defeating an extension of several provisions of the U.S. Patriot Act Tuesday night. The Republican leadership brought the bill to the floor.....