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  • 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.....
  • A Friday Afternoon Snack

     
    Greetings from the comfort of the Harrisburg Hilton where tonight the Republicans gather for a state committee meeting and hear from Texas Republican congressman Pete Sessions of "I attend parties with Mike Fitzpatrick rather than taking the oath of the.....
  • Corbett Hints At More Privatization To Balance The Books.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Saturday ... ... hinted at an increased privatization of public services, most notably the sale of state-owned liquor stores, to close a more than $4 billion budget deficit and to pay for such long-term needs as......
  • Local Republicans voted for cuts after voting against them

     
    Local area Republicans Charlie Dent, Mike Fitzpatrick and Lou Barletta all voted for the House Republicans' 2011 budget that sliced $60 billion from various federal programs for the next seven months of the fiscal year. It's important to note, of......
  • Biden in Philadelphia: GOP blame victims

     
    In case you missed it, Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Democratic fundraiser in Philadelphia on Friday and the Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald provided the afternoon's official pool report. According to Fitzgerald's thorough account of the event at the...
  • Tough week of votes for lawmakers as they head home to their districts

     
    It's recess time and U.S. lawmakers are returning to their districts for a two-week respite from Washington. This holiday may be a wee bit less pleasant as they face their constituents for the first time since casting politically charged votes......
  • Former Congressman Murphy To Announce For AG Today.

     
    Looking To Break ... ... a four-decade-old Republican lock on the office, Former Democratic U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy of Bucks County on Wednesday declared his candidacy for state attorney general in 2012. Asked Wednesday how he planned to succeed...
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy To Announce For AG Today.

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy ... ... of Bucks County will throw his hat in the ring for a 2012 bid for Attorney General. A formal announcement from Murphy, who lost his 8th CD seat last fall to Republican Mike......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Republicans Introduce New Severance Tax Proposals.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As just about everyone knows, family relations are a tricky business. Just because you're related to someone doesn't mean you're going to get along all the time. Take, for instance, our Massachusetts-based cousin,...
  • A look at lawmakers' finances

     
    Today, reporters in Washington are forced to do math. Federal lawmakers' 2010 financial disclosures were released Wednesday and now the masses can know, very roughly, how much their local official is worth. Their assets, (like their stocks, 401ks,...