Category Archives: Erie and Northwest

Tell Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott to Support Gay Rights!

As regular readers know, I’m a¬†fervent¬†advocate for equal rights for LGBT people around the world, and especially here at home in Pennsylvania. That’s why I’ve been heartened to see mayors from around the commonwealth sign on in support of marriage … More after the jump

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Erie’s Dahlkemper Considers Congressional Run

Former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper was swept into Congress during a Democratic wave and swept back out during the latest Republican one. Now she’s considering trying to take back her seat from Rep. Mike Kelly, who said he’d resign from the … More after the jump

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Will Congressman Kelly Follow Through on His Promise?

Back in the 2010 campaign, then-candidate Mike Kelly made an outrageous statement to match an equally outrageous policy straw man. Kelly said that if Republicans tried to take away Medicare, he would quit the Republican Party. Great line… I’m sure … More after the jump

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