Congressman-Elect Kelly Gets Crash Course In D.C. Politics At Freshmen Orientation

Kevin Flowers Erie Times-News The Republican from Butler, who defeated one-term Democratic Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, of Erie, in the Nov. 2 election for the 3rd Congressional District seat, attended an orientation session in Washington for new members of the 112th Congress. A total of 94 soon-to-be freshman legislators — 85 Republicans and nine Democrats — […]

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Red Letter Day For Lou Barletta

Bill O’Boyle and Jerry Lynot Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader Mr. Barletta is going to Congress. Mr. Kanjorski is going home. Hoping that his seniority would be an asset, U.S. Rep. Paul Kanjorski’s his bid for a 14th term ended Tuesday when Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta beat the 13-term Nanticoke Democrat. Barletta had a buffer of more than […]

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3rd District Challenger Kelly Unseats Dahlkemper

Kevin Flowers The Erie Times-News Welcome to Washington politics, Mr. Kelly. Mike Kelly, the Republican car dealer and former Notre Dame University football player from Butler who promises to bring a businessman’s approach to D.C. politics, knocked off freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, of Erie, in Tuesday’s election. According to unofficial vote totals from […]

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Fitzpatrick Wins Back Congress Seat From Murphy

For Mike Fitzpatrick, Bucks County’s once and future congressman, another second chance began Tuesday night. Fitzpatrick, 47, a Republican who beat cancer two years ago, scored a decisive payback victory over U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, the Democrat who narrowly unseated him in 2006 for the Eighth District seat. With almost all polling places reporting, Fitzpatrick […]

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Marino Knocks Off Carney

Beth Brelje The Pocono Record Republican challenger Tom Marino ousted Democratic Rep. Chris Carney from his 10th District post in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday. Carney, a two-term incumbent, was in one of the battleground races being watched nationally for control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Read more: http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101103/NEWS/11030344/-1/NEWS01

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