Category Archives: Elections

Replay: *Racial Conservative* John Morganelli Slams “Illegal Aliens”

Rerunning this as the John Morganelli for AG trial balloon has unfortunately surfaced once again, and must be popped as quickly as possible. Whether you like it or not, there are about 12 million people living in this country without … More after the jump

Posted in Civil Rights, Elections, Issues

Rendell: Candidates Who Run Against Sestak for #PASen “Do So At Their Own Peril”

Wonder if he still thinks this: “Anyone who thinks Joe Sestak will be easy to beat in a primary is crazy. Joe has worked extremely hard the last four years,” said former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D), who backed Sestak’s … More after the jump

Posted in Elections, US Senate

#PASen: Rendell Chairing McGinty for Senate Campaign

Ed Rendell has a pretty mixed track record as a political king and queenmaker in the races he’s chosen to get involved with, but obviously you’d rather have his backing in a Democratic primary than not. Rendell’s already made it … More after the jump

Posted in Elections, US Senate

#PA161: Leanne Krueger-Braneky Win Takes Veto Override Off the Table

Former Sustainable Business Network executive director Leanne Krueger-Braneky’s impressive victory over Paul Mullen last night on Republican turf in the 161st District special election sends a clear signal that Delaware County voters are unhappy with their Republican state representatives’ behavior … More after the jump

Posted in Budget, Elections, Issues, State House

Elections Have Consequences: Tom Wolf Supports Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Tom Wolf’s reaction to the Obama White House’s Clean Power Plan, which would regulate emissions from existing energy producers for the first time, is a perfect example of why it’s so important for Democrats to vote every single November, not … More after the jump

Posted in Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Governor, Issues

#PASen: NRSC Slams Joe Sestak for Transportation Funding Idea Supported by Republican Bill Shuster

The NRSC is running some billboard ads against Joe Sestak, over his stated support in his book for a vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) fee to replace the gas tax. Reasonable people can debate whether it makes more sense to switch to … More after the jump

Posted in Budget, Elections, Issues, Transportation, US Senate

#PASen: RMU Poll Shows Toomey is Vulnerable

This is more like it: A recent Robert Morris University poll shows Sestak with an advantage over incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey in next year’s election. The former congressman was supported by 34.2 percent of respondents, while Toomey took 28.5 percent … More after the jump

Posted in Elections, US Senate

Tea Party Garbageman Can Tell Which Schools Are Well-Funded By Flying Over Them in a Helicopter

So, this is a thing that happened: “State Sen. Scott Wagner went for a helicopter ride last week. Sen. Wagner took WHTM’s Dennis Owens for a ride, figuratively. The senator flew over three central Pennsylvania schools hoping to illustrate that schools … More after the jump

Posted in Budget, Education, Elections, Issues, State Senate

Primary Lisa Boscola

It was true last year, and it’s truer still today: Lisa Boscola badly needs a primary challenge. Boscola is basically a Republican, has flirted with becoming a Republican, and her redrawn Senate district map opens up some space to challenge her from the … More after the jump

Posted in Economic Development, Elections, Issues, State Senate

Tea Party Garbageman Also Total Drama Queen

Get the popcorn.

Posted in Elections, State Senate