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Where does Pennsylvania Draw the Line

By at May 12, 2011 | 11:02 am | 71 Comments

Where does Pennsylvania Draw the Line

Pennsylvania’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission met for the first time on Wednesday, and usually this would have registered a tad above “ho-hum,” but not this time

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 12, 2011 | 9:26 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder reports that a public school in Gettysburg is weighing whether or not to close a school as it tries to balance a $2 million dollar budget shortfall. Pennsylvania’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission met for the first time with Judge Stephen McEwen at the helm. RTC and a Democracy Rising investigation revealed that McEwen is serving on the bench past an age limit, which calls into question his appointment to the commission. Newt Gingrich is officially seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich is set to unveil a new contract with America, but he is bogged down with questions about his past indiscretions.

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Reading between the Census Leaves

By at December 24, 2010 | 3:35 pm | 2 Comments

Reading between the Census Leaves

Scott Paterno is back with the winners and losers in the Census sweepstakes. Once you start picking apart the numbers it gives one a real clue in the political direction that has been cast in the wind. One can read a lot in to the future of politics.

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