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The Daily Salvo for January 6, 2014 - "Honest Broker"

The Daily Salvo - Mon, 2014-01-06 18:01
The Daily Salvo for January 6, 2014 - "Honest Broker"
In the midst of so much confusion surrounding Obamacare, Evolution Benefits Consulting offers CEOs and CFOs some much needed clarity. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 4 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

Surprise: Jim Gerlach’s Out, #PA6 Now an Open Seat

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:40
Democrats were never going to win the 6th District with Jim Gerlach in the seat, but now that he’s not seeking reelection, the odds of a pick-up just got a lot better. The new PA-6 district...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

#PAGov: June 2013 John Hanger Says John Hanger Should Drop Out of the Race

Keystone Politics - Sun, 2014-01-05 13:12
I got a lot of pushback from John Hanger fans for arguing that weak fundraisers like Hanger, Ed Pawlowski, Max Myers, and Jo Ellen Litz should drop out of the race for Governor sooner rather than...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Justice Pennsylvania-Style

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-01-03 18:22
Via Dave Weigel’s takedown of David Brooks’s “pot for me, but not for thee” column, here’s an excerpt from Sarah Stillman’s New Yorker piece on marijuana arrests....
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Stop Attacking Mark Critz and Watch These Attack Ads

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-01-03 14:48
I can’t disagree with the premise of Jon’s article earlier today–former Congressman Mark Critz is not the most liberal candidate in the Lieutenant Governor race. But there can be no...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Kathleen Kane Wins Criminal Charges Against Exxon for Illegal Dumping of Fracking Waste

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-01-03 11:55
Here’s why you show up to vote for Democrats every year. A Republican Attorney General never would’ve filed criminal charges against Exxon over this. Republicans and gas industry shills...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Liberals Need to Rally Around an Anti-Critz Fast in the #PALtGov Race

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-01-03 11:47
Mark Critz did a pretty good job representing the Republican-leaning PA-12 district in Congress for Democratic activists, so good in fact that he probably overreached a bit for that electorate and...
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Time For Weak Fundraisers to Start Dropping Out of the #PAGov Primary

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-01-03 01:00
The big fundraising story of the day is that Allyson Schwartz raised $6.5 million in 2013, $3 million of which was transferred from her Congressional campaign account. We don’t know how much of...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

A Campaign Playbook for Nomination Petitions: How to Challenge and How to Defend

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:56
To get on the ballot, candidates need a certain number of voters to sign their nomination petition. Each signature is a potential point of litigation, which can get very costly for a campaign. But by...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics