Tag Archives: PA-15

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: New DPI: 43.4%

A traditional definition of Democratic Performance Index (DPI) is ‘a baseline indication of a generic Democratic candidate’s performance.’ The easiest way to describe DPI, I think, to somebody who may not quite understand it is: “Imagine a Democratic candidate that … 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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PA-15: Holy Crap.

I have no words. Dent raised $215,000 this quarter and has $613,000 on hand, campaign manager Shawn Millan said. Daugherty, who raised only $11,449 for his Democratic primary, said he didn’t raise any notable amount in the most recent quarter. … More after the jump

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PA-15: Daugherty vs. Callahan on SCOTUS’ ACA Ruling

Thought it’d be interesting to quickly compare PA-15’s former congressional candidate’s statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold virtually 100% of the Affordable Care Act and PA-15’s current congressional candidate’s “statement.” John Callahan (2010 PA-15 Congressional Candidate):   Rick … More after the jump

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PA-15: Has Anybody Seen Rick Daugherty?

Progressives in Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district seem to be continually wondering what Lehigh County Democratic Chair Rick Daugherty is doing since he beat out Democratic-rival Jackson Eaton in the Democratic primary just a month ago. To be fair, some candidates do take … 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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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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