Chairman Gleason Applauds PA GOP Members Of Congress

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding our Republican members of Congress. “Today is a great day in the history of our Party, as 12 Republican Congressmen are sworn into office,” Gleason said. “These 12 Congressmen from across the Commonwealth are united by a core belief in the […]

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Chairman Gleason Congratulates New U.S. Senator Pat Toomey

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement congratulating U.S. Senator Pat Toomey. “Congratulations to newly minted Senator Pat Toomey, a leader who will serve as a strong and principled voice for Pennsylvanians in the Senate,” Gleason said. “Like his fellow Pennsylvanians, Senator Toomey believes that the values of limited […]

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Toomey Takes Oath As Pa.’s New US Senator

WFMZ-TV The new Congress — with its Republican majority in the House and a weakened Democratic majority in the Senate — opened its 112th session on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Republican Pat Toomey of the Lehigh Valley is among the new senators to take office. He replaced Arlen Specter, who lost his bid for re-election […]

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PA GOP Chairman Gleason Congratulates State Senate And State House Republican Majorities

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding today’s swearing-in ceremonies in the State Senate and State House. “Today, our Commonwealth took the first major step towards restoring fiscal responsibility to our state government,” Gleason said. “Under the guidance and leadership of State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, […]

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Congress, State Capitols And GOP

Lancaster Online It’s good to be a Republican these days. In November’s midterm congressional elections, the GOP wrested control of the U.S. House from Democrats and made significant inroads in the Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate. At the same time, Pennsylvania elected a Republican governor, who will be working with a Republican state House and Senate, starting […]

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A Raft Of Challenges For New Pennsylvania House Leader

Philadelphia Inquirer His name is not yet etched into the mahogany panels of the door of the state House leader’s office. But Rep. Mike Turzai, 51, a former Allegheny County prosecutor who is to be sworn in Tuesday as the new majority leader of the House of Representatives, is already laying out his strategy for […]

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Fitzpatrick To District: I Will Be There For You

Bucks County Courier Times The Republican vowed he would be the most accessible member of Congress and said his office belongs to the people of the 8th District. Whether Mike Fitzpatrick’s statement Monday night falls the way of many New Year’s resolutions, by any measure it was certainly a whopper. The congressman-elect of the 8th […]

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Pa. Legislature To Swear In 32 Freshmen On Tuesday

Associated Press Nearly three dozen newly minted lawmakers are about to be sworn in as members of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly.Thirty-two first-term legislators will be sworn in Tuesday in Harrisburg. Twenty-one Republicans are joining the state House along with eight Democrats. Click here to read the full story.

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Marino, Barletta Sworn Into Congress

Scranton Times-Tribune Lou Barletta, a former road line-painter who became Hazleton’s mayor, and Tom Marino, a former bakery manager who became U.S. attorney, took new steps into the nation’s future together Wednesday and officially gained new titles: United States congressmen. Mr. Marino and Mr. Barletta were sworn in as Northeast Pennsylvania’s newest representatives in Congress, […]

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Corbett Taps Charles Zogby As Top Budget Adviser

Centre Daily Times Tom Corbett filled the hot seat in his prospective Cabinet on Wednesday by appointing former state education chief Charles Zogby as his budget secretary, while the man Corbett tapped to become his chief of staff said he has changed his mind and is accepting a job with the governor-elect’s longtime political consultant. […]

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