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  • Lehigh Valley congressmen split on debt ceiling vote

    Lehigh Valley congressmen split on debt ceiling vote
    With one Republican and one Democrat now representing the Lehigh Valley, this will be a common occurrence: Charlie Dent and Matt Cartwright split their vote Wednesday on temporarily suspending the debt ceiling. Dent, 15th district, supported it....
  • Fun with Polls: Bad news for Congress, but not congressmen

     
    Here at Pennsylvania Ave. we're starting a new, occasional feature: Fun with Polls. For our first installment, results of a Gallup poll released last week. It's good news for Charlie Dent and Allyson Schwartz and Lou Barletta and Tim Holden......
  • Local U.S. lawmakers react to Osama bin Laden's death

     
    As the news of Osama bin Laden's death settled in Monday morning, U.S. lawmakers began reacting, offering their statements of support. Here's what has been released from Pennsylvania's members of Congress so far. We'll add to the list as they......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: New Shale Bill Is Intrusive, Locals Say.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. And right on time, the reaction to the Marcellus shale impact fee kicked out of the House Finance Committee earlier this week is starting to filter in. Local officials are particularly honked off at language......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Redistricting, Redux.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House enters its final two days of voting sessions for the year today with essentially two tasks before it: To possibly pass a capital budget bill and to rustle up the votes to......
  • The Top 5 Political Stories Of 2011: No. 4 Maps and Legends.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our countdown of the year's top political stories continues this morning with a geography lesson. Or, more specifically, a lesson about the inherently political nature of mapmaking in Pennsylvania. To quickly...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Put The Aspirin Where??

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In what must surely be an object lesson in the importance of carefully picking your friends, we give you the tale of one Foster Friess, the deep-pocketed donor who's been bankrolling Our Rick's surprisingly enduring......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Conservatives Are Coming.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The GOP presidential campaign officially arrives in Pennsylvania this weekend along with the attendant media circus, courtesy of the annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. In case you don't know what this is, the...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Charles Snelling, RIP.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've spent any time moving through Pennsylvania's political circles, particularly Republican ones in the Lehigh Valley, then there's a pretty good chance you met Charles Snelling more than once. Loud, gregarious...
  • Obama hails extending (Bush) tax cuts as middle-class victory; is compromise erupting?

     
    Signing the bill, he says both sides don't like parts, so that's proof it's a good deal....
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Abortion BIll Stirs Passions On Both Sides.

     
    A state Senate bill that would make it illegal for abortion services to be covered by new state insurance exchanges is raising eyebrows across state government, the Patriot-News reports this morning. The legislation sponsored by Sen. Don White, R-Indiana,...
  • 2010 Census population by U.S. congressional district

     
    Courtesy of the Morning Call's Database Editor, Eugene Tauber: U.S. Rep. Population 2000 Population 2010 % Change diff. from 707,495 target Bob Brady 515,560 655,146 27.1% 52,349 Chakkah Fattah 532,455 630,277 18.4% 77,218 Mike Kelly 572,488 640,356 11.9%...