Restore Fiscal Health, Grow U.S. Economy

Pat Toomey Allentown Morning Call As I traveled across Pennsylvania last year, I promised Pennsylvanians that I would dedicate myself to two key priorities in the U.S. Senate: restoring economic growth and private sector job creation, and putting our federal government on a sustainable fiscal path. These two goals are inextricably connected. We cannot maximize […]

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Barletta Out To His Old Ball Game

Jonathan Riskind Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Once a Major League hopeful, the new congressman now plays for a bigger cause. His gait was a little stiff, courtesy of a pulled hamstring that served to remind U.S. Rep.┬áLou Barletta that years have passed since he was a speedy 21-year-old center fielder who tried out in 1977 for […]

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Congressman Joins Carlisle Barracks To Greet ‘Warrior Ride’

Carol Kerr He was there when the twin towers were attacked on September 11, 2011, and he was there, in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now medically retired after a 28-year career as a military reservist and a 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, he is there for wounded warriors like himself. Retired Sr. Master […]

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How ObamaCare Destroys Your Privacy

Betsy McCaughey New York Post Rep. Anthony Weiner announced this week that he’s seeking treatment for sexual “addiction” — mortifying in formation that a private person would want to keep to himself. But it soon may be difficult to keepanysensitive medical problem strictly between you and your doctor. The 2009 stimulus and the Obama health […]

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True Job Creators Need A Voice

Bernie Marcus I worked hard to make my own small company into a big one but I never could have succeeded if I had faced the avalanche of impediments that our current government hurls down upon this generation of entrepreneurs. The White House’s job creation strategy is to threaten higher taxes on anyone making more […]

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Beatable, And He Knows It

Investor’s Business Daily Politics: The president jokes about unemployment and says ATM machines kill jobs. Mean-while, one of his top aides says 2012 voters should avoid “affixing blame.” Sounds to us like someone who knows he’s in trouble. The Republican National Committee could not have scripted a more damning sound bite. President Obama on Monday […]

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Setting The Record Straight With Governor Corbett’s FY2011-2012 Budget

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement in support of Governor Tom Corbett’s budget proposal. “We all know that Pennsylvania’s fiscal house will crumble if our elected officials don’t act quickly to put us back on the path towards fiscal solvency. Governor Corbett has led the conversation by creating […]

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Poll: Younger Voters Dissatisfied With Obama’s Handling Of The Economy

Cristina Marcos The Hill A new poll found that a majority of younger voters disapprove of President Obama’s handling of the economy. The results suggest Republicans have an opportunity to win back some of the younger voters who backed Obama in 2008. Obama vowed on the campaign trail to change Washington, but 69 percent of […]

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Lawmakers Take Aim At ‘Sidewalks To Nowhere’

Dwayne Parker WFMZ It’s government at its worst, according several lawmakers from Schuylkill and Berks Counties. “Tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on this project, to basically create a problem and a hazardous situation,” said Republican State Representative Jerry Knowles. Knowles, and other local leaders, are calling into question sidewalks being built in intersections that […]

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