Posts Tagged ‘Attorney General’
DAILY GRINDER: The Debates Are Over—Here are Five Takeaways

DAILY GRINDER: The Debates Are Over—Here are Five Takeaways

...The debates are over. God bless America. Like many of you (I assume), I am very happy the debates are over and Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will never, ever have to publicly speak to each other again. The general consensus of last night’s debate was that the president won pretty handily, but whatever. Who cares? It’s just a foreign policy...

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U.S. Justice Dept. Wants Info Relating to ‘99 Percent’ of Pennsylvania Voters

U.S. Justice Dept. Wants Info Relating to ‘99 Percent’ of Pennsylvania Voters

Attorney General Eric Holder in City Hall Late yesterday, the U.S. Dept. of Justice released a letter it sent to Carol Aichele, acting secretary of the Commonwealth, saying it will be probing Pennsylvania’s Voter ID law to make sure the state is in compliance with Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. This section “prohibits voting practices or procedures that...

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In Blow to Gov. Tom Corbett, Health Care Law Upheld [UPDATED]

In Blow to Gov. Tom Corbett, Health Care Law Upheld [UPDATED]

"Damn it. I'll get you, Obamacare!" Shortly after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010, several states’ attorneys general jumped on a lawsuit challenging the law’s constitutionality. Then-Pennsylvania Attorney General, now-Governor Tom Corbett was one of them, joining the federal lawsuit on March 23,...

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Nutter, AG Holder To Announce $3.1 Million for Philadelphia Police

In what was seemingly an under-the-radar announcement, we’ve just been made aware of the reason behind Attorney General Eric Holder’s press conference in Philadelphia today, where he’ll be alongside Mayor Michael Nutter, Rep. Chaka Fattah and others: new security funding for the city. The announcement, set to come at 2:30 p.m. as the mayor’s...

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DAILY GRINDER: Is AG Candidate Sexist for Calling Opponent ‘Pretty’?

Pennsylvania Republican Attorney General candidate Dave Freed called his opponent Kathleen Kane someone who is “pretty and has a lot of money.” Now, he’s being criticized by a number of groups, like the National Organization for Women and state politicians. NOW said, “It’s a shame in 2012 that Mr. Freed would rather talk about Kathleen...

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Republican Has Comical Cash Lead in Pennsylvania Attorney General Race

According to a campaign financial reports (the latest numbers of which come from May 14), Republican Attorney General candidate David Freed has a $440,000 to $2,000 lead over Democratic opponent Kathleen Kane. And yet, according to the latest Public Policy Polling numbers, Kane leads Freed 42 percent to 33 percent. Both candidates are prosecutors and both maintain...

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Ed Rendell Sends Out Last Minute Request for AG Candidate Pat Murphy

Ed Rendell Sends Out Last Minute Request for AG Candidate Pat Murphy

Kathleen Kane’s internal polls may say she’s ahead in the race for Attorney General, but her opponent, former Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy, is pulling out all the stops the day before the election. Already endorsed by a number of Philly politicians, like Mayor Nutter and District Attorney Seth Williams, Murphy’s latest email is a request from...

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DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Falls to Willard

DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Falls to Willard

Hey, a boring white guy won both the Michigan and Arizona primaries last night! This time, it was former Massachusetts governor and noted Wigpiece Mitt Romney, who some say is now all but the nominee. He beat former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum 41-38 in Michigan and destroyed him in Arizona, 47-26. There is now, officially, a Republican candidate who can...

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Philadelphia City Council Says No Deal for Mortgage Lenders

Philadelphia City Council Says No Deal for Mortgage Lenders

Image: Shutterstock Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution this morning calling on the Federal Taskforce of States Attorneys General to pursue legal action against banks that’ve been involved in mortgage abuse. The Resolution, introduced by Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez, is a direct rebut to the federal government, which has been working out a...

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DAILY GRINDER: Occupy Philly is Happening, Right Now

Like the headline says. It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for. More info below… But in the meantime, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office was evacuated yesterday because of a “security issue.” They’re not saying what it was. Just that is was an issue. Something about security. Try, try again: City Council has passed a revised mandatory sick...

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