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  • As the clock ticks down to a government shutdown, local lawmakers urge deal

     
    The mood on Capitol Hill today is one of impatience and annoyance as the hours pass, the midnight deadline nears and no new developments surface. Republicans insist the budget impasse is about spending cuts, while Democrats claim the roadblock is......
  • Just three PA Dems vote to increase debt, all other PA lawmakers vote "no"

     
    Nearly every Pennsylvania lawmaker in the U.S. House Tuesday night bucked the White House's call for a clean debt limit increase, including the state's three Blue Dog Democrats Tim Holden, Jason Altmire and Mark Critz. The only Keystone Democrats to......
  • Dent, all PA GOP vote for Cut, Cap and Balance

     
    Updated with statement from Dent's office. Unwavering from the Republican party line, all of Pennsylvania's GOP congressmen voted together (safety in numbers?) to put strict conditions on raising the nation's $14.3 trillion borrowing limit mere weeks...
  • Dent testifies on bath salts

     
    "Lehigh Valley U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent told a panel of his colleagues about the man in his district who after injecting himself with bath salts shot a gun outside his window because he thought there were people watching him. "These......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Letting The Dice Roll On Small Games Of Chance.

     
    Happy Friday, Fellow Seekers. We'll ease into the weekend with the news that Pennsylvania's taverns and private clubs are betting that the timing will be right this fall to finally expand a 23-year-old state law governing small games of chance......
  • PA lawmakers miss Obama speech due to flooding at home

     
    As weather conditions in Pennsylvania worsened, some federal lawmakers decided to return to their districts early rather than stay in Washington for President Obama's jobs speech Thursday evening. In the late morning, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a Republican,...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Republicans Meet Amidst Electoral College Furor.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As Pennsylvania Republicans roll into town tonight for their fall meeting, they'll be confronting an issue as contentious as any one they've dealt with in recent years: Namely, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi'...
  • The 2010 Census is in; PA set to lose Congressional Representation

    The 2010 Census is in; PA set to lose Congressional Representation
    The numbers are in and Pennsylvania is growing slowly. The result is the Commonwealth will lose one of its seats in Congress. One of the key functions of the Census is to determine how many Representatives each state gets in Congress. Because of the...
  • Petitions filed for Pa. primary

    Petitions filed for Pa. primary
    The four remaining Republican presidential candidates, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, and the five GOP Pa. Senate hopefuls, Sam Rohrer, Steve Welch, Tom Smith, Marc Scaringi and David Christian, filed the requisite number of...
  • Ad wars begin for Rep. Holden and his primary foe

    Ad wars begin for Rep. Holden and his primary foe
    The Democratic candidates in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District launched their television advertisements Wednesday and the two sides have already traded barbs over the messages. Lackawanna County attorney Matt Cartwright’s ad buy...
  • Longtime environmental group attacks Holden in new ad

    Longtime environmental group attacks Holden in new ad
    The 43-year-old League of Conservation Voters, known for scoring lawmakers on their environmental records, announced Tuesday it has purchased $230,000 in ads to air in the 17th district against incumbent Democrat Tim Holden. It is the only Democratic...
  • Sestak supports Cartwright over former colleague

    Sestak supports Cartwright over former colleague
    Once upon a time, Joe Sestak thumbed his nose at Democratic establishment and primaried party-pick Arlen Specter for theU.S. Senate. As the story goes, he beat Specter, but lost in the general election to Pat Toomey. Now, the former U.S. congressman is...