Gleason Savors Victories By Republican Candidates

Sandra K. Reabuck Johnstown Tribune-Democrat What a turnaround it has been for Johnstowner Robert A. “Rob” Gleason Jr. from four years ago, when he took over the helm of Pennsylvania’s Republican Party and saw the Grand Old Party suffer major election losses just a few months into his chairmanship. It was in 2006 that Democratic […]

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Chairman Gleason Congratulates State House Republican Leadership Team

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the reorganization session of the State House Republican Caucus. “Today, our Commonwealth continued the process of restoring responsible leadership to the State House,” Gleason said. “With the election of Sam Smith as our next Speaker of the House, Majority Leader Mike […]

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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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The PA GOP’s Impressive Night Leads The Nation

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding our Party’s historic night of victories. “Tuesday Night was truly a special night for our Party, filled with a host of unprecedented victories,” Gleason said. “We elected a U.S. Senator, a Governor and five new congressmen, maintained our ten-seat majority in […]

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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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Toomey At Helm Of A Republican Wave In Pennsylvania

Daniel Malloy Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pat Toomey, a former Republican congressman, defeated Representative Joe Sestak, a Democrat, on Tuesday in a razor-thin Senate race in Pennsylvania that was not called for hours after polls closed.With almost all of the votes in, Mr. Toomey, a conservative who is also the former president of the anti-tax Club for […]

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Corbett, Toomey Lead Republican Wave!

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding tonight’s election results: “Tonight, we turned Pennsylvania red!” Gleason said. “What a wonderful night it is to be a Republican and a Pennsylvanian. Tonight, the voters of Pennsylvania cast a decisive vote of confidence in the common-sense economic solutions of Pat […]

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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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