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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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   September 12, 2014 4:14 pm    0

Penn State is among the mentions.  Check it out here and have a great weekend, everyone. –Kevin Flowers


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Kelly to hold meet and greet in Erie

   September 12, 2014 1:46 pm    0

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly will greet supporters in Erie on Saturday. Kelly, of  Butler, R-3rd Dist., will greet voters from 9 to 10 a.m. at Erie GOP headquarters,  in the Schaal Glass Plaza at 2305 W. 12th St. He will talk about the Nov. 4 election and how supporters can participate in his “get out…


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Quinnipiac poll: Bad showing for Corbett

   September 11, 2014 9:22 am    0

The polling news continues to be overwhelmingly bleak for Gov. Tom Corbett. A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released today gives Democratic nominee Tom Wolf an overwhelming 59 percent to 35 percent lead against Corbett in the Nov. 4 election. “A stunningly bad showing for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, who is clobbered across the…


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