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Democratic PA-12 Candidates McClelland and Hugya Face Off in Debate

With just over a week left until the primary election, the 12th Congressional District’s Democratic candidates Erin McClelland and John Hugya took the stage at The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown to debate the issues and try to set themselves apart from … More after the jump

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Entire Allegheny County State House Delegation in PA-12 Backs Erin McClelland

Last week, Erin McClelland won the Allegheny County Democratic Committee endorsement vote over Democratic primary opponent John Hugya in a 125-18 landslide. Now, all four Allegheny Democratic State Representatives in the 12th district are endorsing her too. Rep. Dom Costa … More after the jump

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McClelland Adds Another Labor Endorsement, Positioned for Primary Victory

Democrat Erin McClelland, congressional candidate in Pennsylvania’s 12th district, has secured the endorsement of United Steelworkers Local 1196, which represents workers at ATI Allegheny Ludlum. USW 1196 is the oldest USW local in the country, and played a pivotal role … More after the jump

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Stiles: Rothfus would let Johnstown drown on a matter of principle

Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-PA12) is proposing a disaster spending bill to examine how much money the federal government spends on disaster assistance, and his Republican primary election opponent Larry Stiles is accusing Rothfus of being willing to let storm victims … More after the jump

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McClelland picks up PA-12 endorsements from Molchany, Fiorucci

Today, State Representative Erin Molchany and Beaver County Register of Wills and Clerk of Courts Carol Ruckert Fiorucci announced their support for Erin McClelland’s candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District. McClelland faces John Hugya in the Democratic primary, who previously … More after the jump

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Poll finds vulnerabilities for Keith Rothfus in 12th district

A new poll conducted in the 12th congressional district could spell trouble for incumbent Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-Sewickley). The poll, conducted by Lincoln Park Strategies and commissioned by Democratic challenger Erin McClelland, shows that only 38 percent of PA-12 voters … More after the jump

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Congressional candidate’s spokesman impersonated a John Edwards aide, sold drugs, and stole a car

Over the weekend, John Hugya, who served as former Rep. John Murtha’s chief of staff, announced through a spokesman that he would seek the Democratic nomination in the 12th Congressional District. That spokesman, Michael Duga, appears to be the very … More after the jump

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Former Murtha chief of staff John Hugya announces run for 12th district

The race for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District will have a contested primary on both sides. A former aide to Democratic Congressman John Murtha will be announcing his campaign in the coming days, according to BuzzFeed.com. John Hugya, a former chief … More after the jump

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Rothfus GOP primary challenger Larry Stiles is crazy, but makes a good point

Larry Stiles is challenging Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-Sewickley) in the Republican primary for the 12th District, and he makes sure to remind the press of his candidacy almost every other day. His campaign press releases have eccentric titles, often sent … More after the jump

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Rothfus campaign’s mediocre fundraising quarter leaves PA-12 wide open

Of all the congressional races in the Pennsylvania, the 12th district was closest contest in the 2012 election cycle. Although President Obama only got 142,000 to Mitt Romney’s 200,000 votes, Mark Critz got 163,589 to Keith Rothfus’ 175,352. That means … More after the jump

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