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Four Weird Things They Said About the Election in Pennsylvania—Just This Week

Can you feel it? That’s the “Goodbye Cruel World” sensation of dread both liberals and conservatives are getting as the election draws near. Is Obama up in Ohio? Is Chris Christie giving the election to the Democrats? Is Wisconsin in play for Mitt Romney? What about Minnesota? Is that even still a state? Who lives there? And where the hell is my Chinese...

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Conservative Poll Shows President Obama Leading in Pennsylvania

A poll released Friday by Rasmussen Reports, a conservative polling outlet, has found President Obama still leading Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, though both candidates poll below 50 percent. The telephone survey of 500 likely voters conducted last week found Obama leading Romney 48 percent to 44 percent—with 4 percent preferring another candidate and 5 percent...

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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, Other PA Mayors Send Open Letter to Mitt Romney

Nutter, Other PA Mayors Send Open Letter to Mitt Romney

In light of a Washington Post report published on Friday detailing Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital — specifically, its role in outsourcing American jobs overseas — five Pennsylvania mayors are lashing out. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawloski, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott and Reading Mayor...

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Q&A: Newton, Mass. Mayor Setti Warren on What Pennsylvania Should Know About Mitt Romney

Q&A: Newton, Mass. Mayor Setti Warren on What Pennsylvania Should Know About Mitt Romney

Mayor Setti Warren When does the mayor of a suburban Boston city go on a tour throughout Pennsylvania? Probably when he thinks one of the most important swing states in the country could use a refresher on his state’s former governor. Such is the case of Newton, Massachusetts Mayor Setti Warren, a veteran of the Iraq War who witnessed Governor Mitt Romney’s...

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Hilarity: Mitt Romney Loves ‘Wawas’

As we mentioned this morning, presidential candidate Mitt Romney strolled into Pennsylvania this weekend for a little campaigning in Bucks County. He was supposed to head to a Quakertown Wawa for a shorti and a bag of Herr’s (probably), but soon found out former Governor Ed Rendell was there, to yell at him. So, he re-routed on his Googles, and went to a different...

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Mayor Nutter and VP Biden Sound Off on Romney Ahead of PA Visit

Mayor Nutter and VP Biden Sound Off on Romney Ahead of PA Visit

"You're awesome." "No, you're awesome." Mayor Michael Nutter and Vice President Joe Biden held a conference call this afternoon touting the president’s economic speech yesterday in Cleveland and hoping to combat Mitt Romney’s economic plan ahead of his visit to Bucks County this weekend. “Not only did the president make a great...

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Democrats Out in Force As Romney Travels to Southeast Pennsylvania

Democrats Out in Force As Romney Travels to Southeast Pennsylvania

The Chair of the Democratic Party Jim Burn hosted a conference call yesterday, mock-inviting presidential candidate Mitt Romney to the state of Pennsylvania this weekend. “As Romney stops in small towns in PA, we can be sure that we will continue to hear more of the same empty rhetoric that we have heard as he travels around the country. He may act like he...

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Mayor Nutter Attacks Romney, Praises Economic Improvement on CNN

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter went on CNN’s John King USA to combat presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s accusations that President Barack Obama is out of touch with the American people. Romney has been citing President Obama’s recent statement that “The private sector is doing fine”—which, by most measures, it is not. During Nutter’s appearance,...

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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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