Posts Tagged ‘campaign’

Romney Camp Moves Back into PA as Obama Camp Calls Bullshit

On second thought, the Romney campaign seems to have decided that PA is OK! Because they announced today that the official campaign—not one of these super PACs offering weird “bad boyfriend” arguments—is coming in, and they’re set to launch official campaign ads in the commonwealth. Romney for President Political Director Rich Beeson penned a Penn-centric...

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Philly Council Members Backing Obama On Equal Pay Bill (Updated)

Philly Council Members Backing Obama On Equal Pay Bill (Updated)

Back in February, the Pennsylvania arm of the Obama campaign released the names of those local politicians on its ‘Truth Team’—a gang of elected leaders who vowed to refute the smears and lies which would inevitably be thrown at the president. The Philadelphia members of that Truth Team included Mayor Michael Nutter, District Attorney Seth Williams, City...

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes Promotes ‘Buffet Rule’ for Obama Campaign

State Sen. Vincent Hughes Promotes ‘Buffet Rule’ for Obama Campaign

The Pennsylvania arm of the Obama for America Campaign held a conference call this morning featuring the argumentative styles of both Pennsylvania Democratic Chair Jim Burn and Philadelphia State Sen. Vincent Hughes. Both argued in favor of a new tax plan the Obama Administration has been pushing as of late called the ‘Buffet Rule,’ which would essentially...

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Election 2012: Will Contraceptives be a Winning Campaign Issue?

Election 2012: Will Contraceptives be a Winning Campaign Issue?

Here’s something: The newest attack on the Obama Administration is his health plan’s requirement that companies and organizations cover contraceptives for their employees. It began with the Catholic Church (which we covered here), wiggled its way through the Republican National Committee and its affiliates, and is now in full attack mode in the mainstream...

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WATCH: John Featherman’s Bizarre ‘Gaddafi’ Ad (Updated)

WATCH: John Featherman’s Bizarre ‘Gaddafi’ Ad (Updated)

Does he have your attention now? Republican Mayoral hopeful John Featherman just released a nearly 4-minute web ad depicting a fictional conversation between a “Dictator Relocation Program” Philadelphia office manager and Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The premise: Move the tyrant to Philadelphia. Brutal dictators from one-party states fit right in here....

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DAILY GRINDER: Hoeffel Quits, Philly Cop Caught Stealing

Joe Hoeffel isn’t running for re-election for Montgomery County Commissioner. That’s sad, and in announcing such a decision he took oh so many swipes at the state Democratic Party. This is a great time for Pennsylvania Democrats. [CBS] You already know this, but it’s worth repeating. Former Governor Ed Rendell is penning a sports column in the Daily News,...

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Is Nutter Kicking Off His Re-election Campaign?

Photo by Kait Privitera taken from the City of Philadelphia's Flickr. Mayor Nutter is copying the moves of our president by using social media as “a glimpse into the daily workings of city government,” according to a press release sent today. But it sort of also looks like the kick-off to his re-election campaign. “The photographs capture...

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