Tag Archives: Charlie Dent

PA-15: Congressman Dent on His 2014 Race

Roll Call has a good article out today essentially on how awful Governor Corbett’s reelection prospects are. (Spoiler: They’re really bad.) But the main thrust of Roll Call’s post was how some GOP ‘operatives’ are getting more-and-more nervous about Corbett’s unpopularity … More after the jump

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PA-15: $3,121

Nicole Radzievich is out with a new article this morning called “Daugherty raises little money in race against Dent.” Who would have ever saw this coming? The gist of the article is that Daugherty raised $7,771 this past quarter, but … More after the jump

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GOP Still Looking for Casey Competitor

The GOP’s having the toughest time finding someone to run against Bob Casey… IT’S AFTER Labor Day and Rob Gleason, chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party, is still looking for a high-profile candidate to challenge U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. next year. So … More after the jump

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Gambling Foe Charlie Dent’s Family Will Benefit from Sands Events Center

*Headline edited for clarity As recently as 2006, Charlie Dent was saying the Sands casino would only bring misery to Bethlehem, and a “negative redistribution of wealth”:

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Dent’s Fake Debt Ceiling Plan

Charlie Dent gives us about 10 paragraphs of throat-clearing and 1 paragraph of something that could be interpreted as a policy recommendation. He says it is an “intermediate” approach. Actually it is Cut, Cap and Balance worded in a different … More after the jump

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Charlie Dent: Unlike Toomey, I’d Vote for Any Debt Plan

Charlie Dent couldn’t be more different than Senator Pat Toomey, who prides himself on sticking to his wacky principles even in the face of worldwide economic disaster. Dent, on the other hand, will go along with any debt ceiling plan … More after the jump

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Lehigh County Dem Chairman Will Challenge Charlie Dent

With a somewhat inauspicious announcement in sleepy July, Rick Daugherty, the Lehigh Democratic Party Chair, has declared his candidacy for the 15th District race against Charlie Dent. I think Rick’s a really nice guy but I don’t think he has … More after the jump

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Who Will Run Against Bob Casey?

Early Returns asks who will run against Bob Casey now that state Sen. Jake Corman has said he won’t. They run through a list of potential candidates and think the GOP is out searching for self-funder. But they’re forgetting the … More after the jump

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Dent’s Constituents Confront Him on Giveaways to the Rich

Congressman Charlie Dent’s constituents aren’t happy. At a recent town hall meeting, they recognized that he’s a GOP backbencher who’s going to run the economy into the ground to score political points in the 2012 elections. What do the citizens … More after the jump

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Charlie Dent’s Hypocritical Attack on Obama

Congressman Charlie Dent is a huge flip-flopper. But saying that really isn’t news, because it’s been the case throughout his career. Today’s fumble? He’s attacking the Obama Administration for its decision to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, saying … More after the jump

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