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70 Percent Newt

By at May 18, 2011 | 12:25 pm | 1,275 Comments

70 Percent Newt

Newt started his talk with this question: who wouldn’t take 70% of the vote in any election? Obviously, for a room full of donors and long shot challengers (2 of 16 of us would prevail), the answer was an unsurprising no one. So why, he asks, do we not advance any or all of the 29 issues he identified as 70% issues with the American people, issues that the GOP already supported?

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The storm is over, but anger lingers in Pennsylvania’s House

By at January 28, 2011 | 6:30 pm | 94 Comments

The storm is over, but anger lingers in Pennsylvania’s House

The head of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Committee says the Republican House Majority Leader has brought shame to the state. For the second time in the last few days, Jim Burn called on Representative Mike Turzai to resign from his leadership position. That following a shouting match in a meeting, in which some Democrats stormed out of.

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Pennsylvania’s House Majority Leader has no intention of Resigning

By at January 27, 2011 | 4:48 pm | 1 Comments

Pennsylvania’s House Majority Leader has no intention of Resigning

The head of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Committee blasted Republican House Majority Leader Mike Turzai after a complete meltdown during a Rules Committee Meeting, in which some members were shouting and swearing. Jim Burn requested that Turzai step down for being an ineffective leader.

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The passing of everyone’s Pennsylvania Lion

By at January 11, 2011 | 9:22 am | 0 Comment

The passing of everyone’s Pennsylvania Lion

Maj. Dick Winters, the man behind the book and HBO series, “Band of Brothers,” passed away this weekend. Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno met Winters, and says it was truly one of Paterno’s highlights when he ran for Congress.

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The Hangover

By at November 5, 2010 | 2:35 pm | 55 Comments

The Hangover

Its been almost three whole days since the tidal wave hit, one that, regardless of what the White House spin may claim, was a slap down of the last two years. In the first mad rush of success, I will admit that my head was swimming with all of the ramifications of Tuesday – committee […]

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