Politics

Former Governor Mark Singel Endorses Tom Wolf

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:16
JOHNSTOWN—Tom Wolf has added yet another major endorsement to the Wolf Pack, this time from Pennsylvania’s only ever Acting Governor, Mark Singel. Singel served as Lieutenant Governor under Governor...
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McGinty’s Star Has Only Just Begun to Rise

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:36
Despite her modest showing in the gubernatorial polls, former DEP Secretary Katie McGinty has shown she’s a skilled candidate that Pennsylvania Democrats should keep high on their political roster in...
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The Daily Salvo for May 13, 2014 - "Doubting Thomas"

The Daily Salvo - Wed, 2014-05-14 19:13
The Daily Salvo for May 13, 2014 - "Doubting Thomas"
The term "Doubting Thomas" doesn't just describe one with doubts; it describes one who is doubted. And, in this case, the one being doubted is Pennsylvania G... From: The Daily Salvo Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 01:00 More in News & Politics

Stack Says He’s as Good as the Gov Candidates, Would Publicly Disagree with Them

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-05-14 15:19
During an interview Wednesday with WITF’s Scott LaMar, lieutenant governor candidate Mike Stack, currently a State Senator, said that he is not only as good as any of the top-of-the-ticket candidates...
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#PAGov: Negative Ad Backfires On McCord

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-05-14 10:17
This race has been over for a while now, and this morning’s polls from F&M and Harper are just the latest confirmation. Wolf is at 50% in the Harper poll, and 33% in F&M, with Schwartz...
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New PA Gov Polling: Harper Says Wolf Leads by 35, F&M Says Wolf Leads by 19

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-05-14 10:10
Pennsylvania’s politicos have been eagerly awaiting new polling in the gubernatorial race, so much so that any further introductory fluff that I’m writing right now will be ignored entirely just to...
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The Daily Salvo for May 12, 2014 - "Do the 'Write' Thing"

The Daily Salvo - Tue, 2014-05-13 11:56
The Daily Salvo for May 12, 2014 - "Do the 'Write' Thing"
On Tuesday, May 20th, do the 'write' thing and write-in Bob Guzzardi for Pennsylvania Republican candidate for governor. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 12 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

PA Republicans: We Accidentally Lost $87M Dollars. But Here Are Some Lies about Tom Wolf.

Keystone Politics - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:49
Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi admitted yesterday through his staff that an unintended 18% tax break for banks resulted in them paying $87 million less than expected...
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Democratic PA-12 Candidates McClelland and Hugya Face Off in Debate

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:04
With just over a week left until the primary election, the 12th Congressional District’s Democratic candidates Erin McClelland and John Hugya took the stage at The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown...
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#HD36: Molchany Responds to Ads, Calls Out Readshaw’s Tax Hike Votes

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 16:21
We’re running out of money for infrastructure maintenance. The gas tax pays for crucial infrastructure and transportation repairs and expansions, but it’s not indexed to inflation and...
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Chart: Margolies Campaign Tapping Their #PA13 General Election Money Before They Can Legally Do That

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 12:15
As Adam Bonin points out, the Marjorie Margolies campaign has reported raising $172,588.92 for the general election, but they do not have $172,588.92 in cash-on-hand. By definition, this means...
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#TheStump: Shaughnessy Naughton – congressional candidate in the #PA8

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 11:41
Voters in the Eighth District need a Representative who will move away from the do-nothing politics of Congressman Fitzpatrick, and towards an agenda that gets people back to work, helps struggling...
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#TheStump: Kevin Strouse – congressional candidate in the #PA8

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 11:40
My name is Kevin Strouse, and I’m running to be the congressperson from the 8th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.  I appreciate this opportunity from Keystone Politics to explain a bit about...
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#PAGov: CorbettCare Would Be More Expensive Than Real Medicaid Expansion

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 11:13
Here is the price of ideology folks. The “free market” ideologues in the Corbett administration think that everything privately administered must, as a rule, be better and cheaper than...
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#HD36: Newly-Embearded Bill Peduto Endorses Erin Molchany

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 10:57
This endorsement isn’t going to surprise anybody, but it should help signal who the real liberal in this race is. This election is extremely important for signaling which direction the...
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PA Republicans May Only Pass Half a Budget, Kick the Can to the 2015 Democratic Governor

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:24
The budget story of the past three years is that PA Republicans have been slashing funding for education, public assistance, and support for local governments (the combination of which has resulted...
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The Next Democratic Governor’s First Push Should Be Voting Access

Keystone Politics - Sat, 2014-05-10 12:28
Tom Corbett’s choice not to appeal the Voter ID decision means that we’ve hit the low water mark for voting access in this state. That’s because the 2010 elections were the high...
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Excellent ad from Corbett camp

PA Watercooler - Thu, 2014-04-17 20:57
It’s nice to be able to applaud a campaign ad for once. Kudos to whoever made this ad. The campaign would be wise to give you all their money. It’s about time our side started pointing out that all the “cuts” to education have resulted in record high funding. There are so many brilliant aspects […]
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