Pa. Senators Casey, Toomey test bipartisan alliance
Posted 01/13/2015

WASHINGTON — President Obama's threatened veto of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the Republicans' first big push in controlling Congress, can't discourage Pennsylvania's senators.

Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Pat Toomey say they have work to do, and they'll get it done together.

“We just can't get mired in a rut. We need to move on to...

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Sweet Power: Toomey to stock Senate candy desk
Posted 01/13/2015

WASHINGTON – He became part of a Senate majority for the first time in his career Tuesday, and now Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) is reaping the first sweet taste of that power: he has won the right to stock the Senate candy desk.

Toomey on Wednesday promised a rush of chocolate and other treats from the Keystone State.

“The Candy Desk duty is...

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Like him or not, Tom Corbett did what he said he'd do: Charlie Gerow
Posted 01/13/2015

In the Cold-War era Soviet Union, a premier was deposed. He told his successor that he'd left three individually numbered envelopes in the desk drawer for him. "When things get really bad, just open the envelopes. Make sure you open them in order."
After several months things were in a shambles. So the new leader opened Envelope Number One. Th...

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Pennsylvania As GOP Keystone in 2016
Posted 05/23/2013

"PA represents the biggest promise for Republicans in 2016." 

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With all the talk of the importance of the Latino vote to the future of the Republican party, it’s easy to ignore the fact that there are blue states outside of the Southwest that may be bigger and better targets for the GOP in 2016.

Pennsylvania represent...

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