With the Republican Party poised to take a stronger lead in the Capitol, so too is Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation, lawmakers and analysts say. When the 114th Congress convenes on Tuesday, the House composition of 247 Republicans and 188 Democrats will represent the largest GOP majority since 1929. Senate Republicans hold a 54-to-46 advantage over Democrats. [...] Read More
Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Kelly highlights the importance of developing all forms of American energy for the sake of spurring job creation and robust economic growth in the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday. You can read the transcript of Rep. Kelly’s address here.
… Newcomer James, 33, who has made a point of spending time in some of the district’s rougher neighborhoods, advocates more support for vocational alternatives to college as well as corporate tax reform to improve employment. If elected, he would have a long way to go to match Fattah’s record of service. Given the serious [...] Read More
… The Inquirer endorses RYAN COSTELLO. Costello has worked productively with Democrats, adding credibility to his campaign promise to fight partisan gridlock in Congress. He speaks convincingly about trying to connect local industries with schools to create career paths for students, and he wants to cut the cost of higher education. Costello supports open space [...] Read More
Denise Clay Philadelphia Public Record When Gregory Naylor, former Chief of Staff to Congressman Chaka Fattah, pled guilty to a series of complicated financial transactions connected to the Congressman’s 2007 mayoral campaign, speculation began in earnest about Fattah’s future. The game of “When will Chaka resign?” has been played in earnest, mostly by Republicans on [...] Read More
Jack Tomczuk PoliticsPA Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick holds a large monetary advantage over Democratic challenger Kevin Strouse according to the campaign finance reports for the July 15th quarterly period. In fact, Fitzpatrick has seven times more cash on hand than Strouse. To continue reading this article, please click here.
Jill Harkins PoliticsPA Based on the quarterly financial reports released on July 15, Republican Ryan Costello has a significant cash advantage over Democrat Manan Trivedi heading into the third quarter. Both candidates are looking to claim the seat of retiring incumbentJim Gerlach, who has been the representative for PA-6 for six terms. Costello has just over twice the cash on [...] Read More
Fred Savana Bucks County Courier-Times As the Department of Veterans Affairs continues its investigation into lengthy waiting times at the nation’s VA clinics, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-7, visited a Horsham clinic Monday to better understand the VA’s concern. To keep reading this article, please click here.
Jill Harkins PoliticsPA Republican nominee and Chester County Board of Commissioners Chairman Ryan Costello is leading his Democratic opponent physician Manan Trivedi by 13% in a new internal poll. The findings claim that Costello held about 49 percent of the 300 registered voters polled, while Trivedi received only 36 percent. To read more, click here.
Brittany Foster PoliticsPA Following the withdrawal of Democrat Mike Parrish from the race for PA-6, political analyst Larry Sabato moved the rating of the seat from Toss Up to Leans Republican. To read more, click here.
Since his earliest days of public service, Pat Toomey has been a champion for job creation, economic growth, and more prosperity for all Pennsylvanians. He’s been a principled leader fighting for fiscal responsibility as well as for ending the overspending, higher taxes, and excessive red tape coming out of Washington. Read more...