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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 27, 2011 | 9:41 am | 992 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission is stacked with folks that contributed to Governor Corbett’s campaign, and many of the members work for companies that were fined last year for environmental violations. In Japan, authorities say they will call in outside experts to assess what went wrong at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, and Pennsylvania’s Senate confirms four more cabinet nominees for Corbett.

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The Best Kept Secret in Pennsylvania

By at March 7, 2011 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

The Best Kept Secret in Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett unveils his proposed spending plan on Tuesday. The executive director of Common Cause says his great hope is that administration will make sensible decisions about essential services that the state can not afford to lose.

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Newt Gingrich’s 2012 Presidential Ship is set to Sail

By at March 4, 2011 | 1:22 pm | 381 Comments

Newt Gingrich’s 2012 Presidential Ship is set to Sail

Newt Gingrich is talking exploratory phase for a run at the White House in 2012, but as RTC determined back in October Gingrich already sounded like a person that had made up his mind.

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PACS be careful of whom you harass, it might cost more than a Donation

By at January 28, 2011 | 1:38 pm | 1,816 Comments

PACS be careful of whom you harass, it might cost more than a Donation

Its not business as usual for Political Action Committee’s as they ramp up for the 2012 Presidential Election, or at least that is what they will lead one to believe. But all PACS are not equal, and some such as the Republican Majority Campaign are historically more interested in lining their own pockets than rearranging Congress.

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Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

By at January 26, 2011 | 4:28 pm | 1 Comments

Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

Facing mounting criticism for appearing to brush off a campaign pledge to issue a “reform plan” his first week in office (a commercial said he would do it on “Day One”), Gov. Tom Corbett yesterday barely met his own deadline with a document that looks more like a campaign brochure than a carefully considered gubernatorial plan of action.

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Representative Evans puts the question to rest

By at January 6, 2011 | 7:31 pm | 1 Comments

Representative Evans puts the question to rest

PA Rep. Dwight Evans speaking exclusively to Rock The Capital says he has no interest in becoming Philadelphia’s next mayor. Evans says he will throw his support behind incumbent Mayor Nutter.

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President Obama’s ship is sinking in Pennsylvania

By at January 6, 2011 | 12:14 pm | 193 Comments

President Obama’s ship is sinking in Pennsylvania

President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have slipped to 50 percent across Pennsylvania, according to a recent survey. People are disenfranchised with the way the president is handling the economy,healthcare and the war in Afghanistan.

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Top Ten PA Political Events of 2010

By at December 29, 2010 | 9:27 am | 128 Comments

Top Ten PA Political Events of 2010

The list you have waited all year for has finally arrived. The Top Ten poltical events in Pennsylvania. The why, when, where, and what is all answered in Eric Epstein’s countdown.

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The Philadelphia factor

By at November 2, 2010 | 5:50 pm | 0 Comment

The Philadelphia factor

The Toomey-Sestak Senate race could well come down to voter turnout in one city, and one city alone,Philadelphia. A heavy show of hands in the City of Brotherly Love and it could bode exceptionally well for Sestak – the democrat that knocked off Arlen Specter. According to WHYY the polls in Philadelphia have had a decent turnout for a non-Presidential election. A coffee shop […]

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Newt Gingrich on the stump and in the water

By at October 26, 2010 | 3:23 pm | 85 Comments

Newt Gingrich on the stump and in the water

Newt Gingrich, the former republican speaker of the U.S. House, stopped off in Harrisburg this afternoon to lend support to David Argall’s bid for the U.S. House seat occupied by Tim Holden. Argall, a long time Pennsylvania Senator is trailing incumbent Democrat Holden by double digits in the 17th District. “Whenever you are an underdog […]

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