Tag Archives: Mark Critz

Wozniak backs Critz for Lt Gov

Last year, State Senator John Wozniak (D-Johnstown) said he was considering running for Lieutenant Governor. Now, he’s throwing his support behind another candidate. Calling him a proven champion of the working men and women of western Pennsylvania, Wozniak today endorsed … More after the jump

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Pelosi to headline Critz fundraiser, boosting chances in Dem Lt. Gov. Primary

Former-Congressman Mark Critz’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor is getting some major support in the form of a fundraiser with national Democratic leadership next week. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, and Pittsburgh Congressman Mike Doyle will be … More after the jump

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Stop Attacking Mark Critz and Watch These Attack Ads

I can’t disagree with the premise of Jon’s article earlier today–former Congressman Mark Critz is not the most liberal candidate in the Lieutenant Governor race. But there can be no dispute that Critz is a more-than-reliable Democrat and will fight … More after the jump

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Critz picks up Johnstown Building & Construction Trades Council endorsement

Former Congressman Mark Critz, who is now running for Lieutenant Governor, today announced that he has been endorsed by the Johnstown Building and Construction Trades Council. In their endorsement, Council President Donald Arena praised Critz for his commitment to creating … More after the jump

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Former Congressman Chris Carney Backs Critz for Lt. Gov.

Former U.S. Representative Chris Carney today announced that he is endorsing Mark Critz for Lieutenant Governor. Carney praised Critz for his dedication to creating jobs, supporting policies that strengthen the middle class and being a rational voice in Congress. Carney’s … More after the jump

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Steelworkers Endorse Mark Critz for Lieutenant Governor

In every campaign that former-Congressman Mark Critz has run, he has always had organized labor by his side. Now that he’s running for Lieutenant Governor, it looks like he will be able to rely on strong union support yet again. … 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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Mark Critz to run for Lieutenant Governor

For months, Pennsylvania and national political observers have been speculating about former Congressman Mark Critz’s political future—would he try to take back his old House seat or plot a new political course. Now, we know his next move: Lieutenant Governor … 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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Rothfus raises $228K in Q2; spends $1K on sake bombs

First-term Republican Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-Sewickley) has raised $227,623 this quarter and has $380,404 in cash going forward.  Rothfus spent $66,358 this quarter, most of which was spent on fundraising consulting. For their fundraising work, Rothfus paid $13K to Amy … More after the jump

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