| May 22, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Of late, the hallways of Congress have felt less like a revered 200-year-old political institution and more like the inside of a high school with divided cliques and petty fights. But its not just how lawmakers act that mirrors something out of a CW...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:24 AM
A beloved Democratic president will be calling Bucks County voters this weekend to remind them to come out on Tuesday to support Congressional candidate Kathy Boockvar.
She's locked in a battle with incumbent Republican congressman Mike Fitzpatrick in...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Congressional Democrats have put three Southeastern Pennsylvania Congressional races on their list of 2012 targets.
The party needs a net gain of 25 seats to win back control of the House.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District is considered one of the state's more competitive races and both candidates are now up on television as voters begin to focus on the election.
Democrat Kathy Boockvar has already run a couple of introductory ads,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Democrats in Bucks County are hoping secretly-taped remarks made by 8th District Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick to a tea party group in Doylestown will allow them to make the same kind of political hay the Obama campaign made off of Mitt Romney's...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Things are getting nasty in Bucks County, and it's only September.
Days after Democrats released secretly-taped comments Republican Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick made about workers and their employers to a tea party fundraiser, the GOP is...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell had strong words for Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick Friday over a Republican campaign push that attempts to tie Fitzpatrick's Democratic opponent Kathy Boockvar to convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:24 AM
The conservative Club for Growth, once run by Pat Toomey, listed Democrat Bob Casey at the very bottom of all U.S. Senators in promoting "pro-growth policies."
The club, through its political action committee, has worked to purge Capitol Hill of...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:16 AM
It's a storied and bitter rivalry that dates back decades to when the Dallas Cowboys irritatingly always won their match ups in the 1970s and then the Philadelphia Eagles came back and beat them at Veterans Stadium in the 1980 NFC Championship. For...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett decided Wednesday to let the federal government run a health insurance exchange mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act for Pennsylvanians rather than set up a state-based site. Read The Morning Call's full story on the...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:23 PM
As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
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...