Dwindling number of House members in 'crossover' seats
They are an endangered species in Congress and this is hunting season: A handful of Republicans holding House seats in districts that President Obama won in 2012, and Democrats representing districts that Mitt Romney won, are top targets for both political parties.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Crucial purple House district is heating up: PA-8, and why Shaughnessy Naughton (D) is rising
Winning back the House is going to require an intense focus on a relatively small number of Congressional districts - I wanted to call your attention to one such district that is getting increasingly exciting.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rick Santorum Mega Donor Wants Him To Run Again
Foster Friess, the wealthy conservative businessman who became a political fixture after funding former Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign in 2012, says he wants the Pennsylvania Republican to run again.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lt. Governor Candidate Arena-DeRosa Announces Campaign Staff
Democrat James Arena-DeRosa has announced that Dan Murphy will serve as campaign manager in the former USDA Administrator's bid for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
With Andel's withdrawal from District 18 race, which Republican will challenge Murphy?
Ellen Andel announced this week she will drop out of the race to unseat U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, raising the question of who of the seven candidates still vying for the Republican nomination is strong enough to defeat the well-funded Jupiter Democrat.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Sunshine State News
Carl Domino's the GOP Front-runner to Challenge Murphy
As Ellen Andel heads to the sidelines, Carl Domino becomes the front-runner to take on Patrick Murphy.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Huffington Post
'I'm Lucky If I Can Buy Gas To Get To Work'
Janet Weatherly, 43, has a master's in public health but lost her job and had to move across the country to live with her parents.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Young Alum Considers Run for Congress
Nick Troiano , at a 2013 rally for The Can Kicks Back, is exploring a congressional run for Pennsylvania's 10th district Twenty Georgetown alumni currently serve in Congress, 16 of whom were either elected or re-elected in the November 2012 election cycle.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
State senator: Loosen Corps' control over Lake O releases
A state senator has once again asked Florida's congressional delegation to push for legislation to remove the Army Corps of Engineers sole jurisdiction over Lake Okeechobee water releases.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Center combines art and culture for refugees
Blending 19th-century settlement house values with the healing power of art, a South Philadelphia storefront is the busy hub where trauma meets recovery for two of the city's fastest-growing immigrant groups: Burmese and Bhutanese refugees.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Real Clear Politics
PA House Race Previews 2016 for Dems
Take Pennsylvania Democrats' primary race to replace Allyson Schwartz in suburban Philadelphia's 13th Congressional District.