PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   November 21, 2014 4:28 pm    0

Kathleen Kane is among those mentioned.  Check it out here. Have a great weekend, folks. –Kevin Flowers


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Kelly says Obama immigration stand is political

   November 21, 2014 3:27 pm    0

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., didn’t much care for President Barack Obama’s announcement on immigration Thursday night. Among other things, Kelly suggested  it was kingly — and not in a good way. Here is the full test of Kelly’s statement: “Last night’s announcement by the president was 100 percent about politics, not…


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Bus tour urges Clinton presidential bid

   November 20, 2014 11:03 am    0

The Ready for Hillary grassroots tour bus  – minus former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton – continues to make the rounds of college campuses. The campaign-style bus is the creation of Ready for Hillary, a super PAC urging Clinton to run for president. The bus is going to college campuses as the PAC works to…


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Report: McCord not running for Senate seat

   November 17, 2014 10:56 am    0

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will get a Democratic competitor in his bid for re-election in 2016. But one potential opponent has taken himself out of consideration. State Treasurer Rob McCord won’t run against Toomey, R-Pa., according to PoliticsPA, the online political site. McCord, however, believes Democrats have “a great shot” at winning the seat, and hopes to help achieve that…


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PoliticsPA Ups & Downs – 11/14 edition

   November 14, 2014 4:41 pm    0

  Katie McGinty makes this week’s list.  Check it out here, and have a great weekend. –Kevin Flowers.


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AG Kane expected at office this month

   November 13, 2014 3:36 pm    0

  Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, who was involved in a car accident in October, is expected back at the office Nov. 24, her office said today. The office released a detailed account of the accident and Kane’s injuries. Here is that release: “On the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, Attorney General Kane was involved in a…


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Wolf imposes ethical conduct code

   November 12, 2014 11:18 am    0

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is requiring all members of his transition team to sign a code of ethical conduct agreement that, among other things, would ban them from accepting gifts that could influence how they perform their duties. Katie McGinty, his incoming chief of staff, has already signed the agreement — the first to do so. Wolf believes…


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Wolf: McGinty will help him work with lawmakers

   November 10, 2014 2:03 pm    0

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said that Katie McGinty’s experience in government and the private sector will help him work with the Legislature on a bipartisan basis. That was one of the reasons he cited today in announcing that McGinty, who ran against Wolf in the  Democratic primary, would serve as his chief of staff. McGinty campaigned on…


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Wolf goes online to offer transition info

   November 10, 2014 10:41 am    0

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has launched a transition website to allow Pennsylvanians a chance to interact with the transition, learn more about the process, provide feedback, receive announcements and submit resumes. Visit the website at www.wolftransitionpa.com “Launching WolfTransitionPa.com is the first step in the transition process, and it will help facilitate a conversation with the people of…


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   November 7, 2014 4:52 pm    0

Midterm elections edition, and of course, Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf is featured.  Check it out here. Enjoy the weekend, everyone. –Kevin Flowers


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