Category Archives: Miscellany

#PA13: Leach endorsed by PSEA and NEA

State Senator Daylin Leach, a hopeful in the 13th congressional race, received the official support of two organizations that don’t have the greatest respect for his opponent, Representative Brendan Boyle: the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), but also the National … More after the jump

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#PA13: Arkoosh releases campaign ad entitled “Sarah”

In other areas of the country, the Affordable Care Act has become something Democrats run from and Republicans frame as the symbol of failed Democratic Party policies, but in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District, one of the bluest districts in the … More after the jump

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New polling data indicates Pennsylvania is a pro-choice state

Planned Parenthood PAC released polling data to Keystone Politics that questions a lot of the stereotypes projected on the Commonwealth – most critical is the inclination that Pennsylvania voters are overwhelmingly against reproductive choices for women. Sari Stevens, the executive … More after the jump

Posted in Civil Rights, Elections, Governor, Health, Miscellany, State House, State Politics, State Senate, US House

#PA13: Debate video from 4/7 is now online

Enjoy! If you have thoughts, tweet me at @ckennedy124, or you can comment below.

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#PAGOV: GOP’s attack on Wolf is pretty weak

I don’t want this piece to be misconstrued as my official public support of Tom Wolf, but as I was reading Politics PA’s piece¬†the other night¬†about the recent attack by the PA GOP on Wolf’s business record, I had to … More after the jump

Posted in Budget, Civil Rights, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Governor, Health, Labor and Unions, LGBT / Gay Rights, Miscellany, Social Services

#PA13: Daylin Leach Releases First TV Ad, Featuring Pres. Clinton

…not to mention the amazing Scalia Leach! Wait, I think I got that wrong. Brennan Leach, Daylin’s daughter! Comment with your thoughts on this ad. Will it have its intended effect of knocking Margolies down a few pegs, or was … More after the jump

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End Lieutenant Governor Elections

The Post-Gazette nails it. We shouldn’t have elections for positions where nobody knows what the office does. Governors and state representatives are perfect for elections because there are clear positions and people have a good idea of how people’s values … More after the jump

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#PA13: A Debate We’ll Never Forget (Part 3)

Valerie Arkoosh’s Surprise Question – Preparedness as only Non-Politician Arkoosh’s surprise question was one she was completely prepared to answer. As the only non-politician in the race, some in the audience and in the district held concerns that she didn’t … More after the jump

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#HD164: More Dishonesty from Margo Davidson

In Davidson’s latest campaign email, she claims to be the first woman ever elected to the Delaware County legislative delegation. I’ve heard she also is the first person ever to be named Margo, and she also discovered the cure to … More after the jump

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#PA13: A Debate We’ll Never Forget (Part 2)

For Part 1, go here. Leadership Qualities When asked by Davies about the leadership qualities the candidates possess that make them uniquely qualified for the position, Senator Leach cited his role in picking a Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge, by publicly … More after the jump

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