Category Archives: Miscellany

#PA13: Will fundraising woes be Margolies’ downfall?

From the very beginning, Marjorie Margolies’ political comeback has been what most political pundits and writers have referred to as “non-traditional”. In fact, most would not have predicted a political comeback from the congressional veteran at all, but Margolies has … More after the jump

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#NN14: Do you want Keystone Politics at Netroots Nation? VOTE NOW.

Click HERE to send me, Colleen Kennedy, to Detroit, Michigan in July! We’ll be sure to live blog as many events, seminars, and keynote speakers as possible, so that it will be like you’re there yourself. I am currently ranked … More after the jump

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#HD164: Are you there, Margo? It’s me, Colleen. (Part II)

Are you there, Margo? It’s me, Colleen. I’ve noticed pay equity has become part of your teachings, at campaign stops, on canvassing expeditions through neighborhoods, and at Democratic committee meetings. It doesn’t seem to be something you’ve been a real … More after the jump

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#HD164: Are you there, Margo? It’s me, Colleen (Part I)

Hi. Over here. In the 164th District. I’ve been here this whole entire time. I’m so lost and confused! Can you hear me? As our thousands of readers know, the highly contested race in the 164th state legislative district of … More after the jump

Posted in Budget, Civil Rights, Education, Elections, Greater Philadelphia, Miscellany, State House, State Politics

#PAGov: Obamacare Frenemy Allyson Schwartz Running on Obamacare Now

(Cross-posted from Primary Colors) We like that Allyson Schwartz isn’t backing down from Obamacare just because of the rock roll-out like some other Democrats are, but many of the national and local media outlets have been weirdly silent on how much … More after the jump

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This week on #TheStump – Josh Maxwell and Josh Young

As you may have read last week, we have initiated a new feature here at Keystone Politics, and we call it The Stump. Instead of allowing opposing candidates to remain in their own little bubble during the campaign, we’re going … More after the jump

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#TheStump: Dafan Zhang – Challenger in the 164th State House Race

Note: Given that this is our first try with The Stump, we’re allowing Dafan Zhang’s submission to be posted, even though it was late. He assures me that he did not get a sneak peak at his opponent, Billy Smith’s … More after the jump

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#TheStump: Billy Smith – Challenger in the 164th State House Race

We announced recently that we’d be introducing a new feature here at Keystone Politics, an idea that I suggested. Basically, I think the dynamics between the press and candidates for public office deserves a small tweak, in order to allow … More after the jump

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#HD164: Margo Davidson Makes a Power Grab

State Representative Davidson is one of three incumbent Democrats who received the endorsement of the Pennsylvania Business Council’s “PEG PAC”. You can read more about that HERE. In addition, it appears that Davidson is making political moves behind the scenes … More after the jump

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Conservative Group Endorses Four PA House Democrats

Democratic incumbents Representative Margo Davidson (HD – 164) of Delaware County, Representative Patty Kim (HD – 103) of Dauphin County, Representative Jake Wheatley (HD – 19) of Allegheny County, and Representative Jim Roebuck (188th) of Philadelphia were all endorsed yesterday by PEG PAC, the … More after the jump

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