NAACP candidate forum set Monday

   October 3, 2014 4:19 pm    0

The Erie branch of the NAACP is hosting a candidates forum Monday at Erie City Hall, 626 State St., in advance of the Nov. 4 election. Numerous candidates who will appear on the election ballot have been invited to attend and answer questions from the public. The event is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m….


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Corbett, Wolf claim victories

   October 1, 2014 1:46 pm    0

Both sides claimed victory in today’s debate between Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf. That’s no surprise. When is the last time you heard a candidate say he or she lost a debate? But whoever won, the Associated Press reported that the debate at KYW-TV and KYW-AM in Philadelphia was lively. The candidates…


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs

   September 26, 2014 3:51 pm    0

  Not surprisingly, this week’s debate between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger, Tom Wolf, is at the top of the mentions.  Check it out here. Have a great weekend, folks. -Kevin Flowers


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Wolf leads Corbett in another poll

   September 25, 2014 10:01 am    1

It’s starting to sound like a broken record, and that’s not good news for Pennsylvania’s sitting governor. Yet another poll, released today, shows Democratic nominee Tom Wolf with a healthy lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the Nov. 4 election. The Franklin & Marshall College poll of Pennsylvania voters shows Wolf with a 20…


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Obama’s salute makes the news

   September 24, 2014 9:21 am    2

There’s been a social media backlash over President Barack Obama saluting with a coffee cup in his hand. What do you think of the brewing controversy? — John Guerriero


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Another poll shows Wolf solidly in lead

   September 22, 2014 2:08 pm    0

Gov. Tom Corbett had better hope that pollsters have it wrong about the race for governor. The latest poll, a Morning Call/Muhlenberg College survey released Sunday, shows 52 percent of likely voters support Wolf and 31 percent for Corbett. The 21-point margin is consistent with other polls showing Wolf, the Democratic nominee, comfortably ahead before the Nov….


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs -9/19 edition

   September 19, 2014 4:46 pm    0

The mentions include Philadelphia’s Democratic mayoral primary.  Check it out here, and have a great weekend. –Kevin Flowers 


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Wolf: PA needs hate crimes legislation

   September 19, 2014 3:13 pm    0

From Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s campaign: Wolf Releases Statement Calling For Hate Crimes Legislation in Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA – Tom Wolf, Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, released the following statement in the wake of an attack on two gay men in Philadelphia:  “The recent vicious attack perpetrated on two men in Philadelphia is…


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Sonney named to Great Lakes panel

   September 16, 2014 1:18 pm    1

State Rep. Curt Sonney, R-Harborcreek Township, has been selected to serve on the executive committee of the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus. The caucus is a bipartisan committee of regional lawmakers that will lead state legislative efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. The election took place in Canada at the caucus’ meeting in Quebec City….


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Mr. Smith goes to Allegheny

   September 15, 2014 11:17 am    1

Political junkie alert. Jeff Smith, a former state senator from Missouri, will speak at Allegheny College on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Smith will speak in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The presentation is free and open to the public. Smith is an assistant professor of politics and advocacy at the New…


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