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Big Tent Archive: April, 2012
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Republicans: Obama should pay for college trip
Thu, Apr 26, 2012, 3:22 PM
House Speaker John Boehner Thursday called President Obama’s visits to college campuses in three battleground states this week “pathetic”...
Santorum wants to be seduced
Thu, Apr 19, 2012, 1:15 PM
Rick Santorum is not going to give it up easily. He’s looking for at least a little sweet talk and some kind of commitment first. Eight...
Romney tosses Pitt cookies; Dems pounce
Thu, Apr 19, 2012, 7:37 PM
Mitt Romney seems to struggle when it comes to filling those awkward conversational lulls with small talk, often blurting out phrases that...
In Pa. Senate race, Welch attacks Smith as 'incoherent'
Thu, Apr 19, 2012, 4:59 PM
From Tom Infield: Steven Welch, on the attack against Tom Smith in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, amped up the volume Thursday with...
Taxed Enough Already (TEA)? Not Romney, Dems say
Mon, Apr 16, 2012, 9:26 AM
The “tea” in “tea party” is more than a reference to the historic Boston Harbor tax protest; it’s an acronym...
New Welch ad attacks Smith as GOP impersonator
Tue, Apr 10, 2012, 6:56 AM
Steve Welch is going on the attack in Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, launching a television ad that portrays leading...
Romney pulls ad targeting Santorum while his daughter is hospitalized
Mon, Apr 9, 2012, 10:43 AM
Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign asked television stations across Pennsylvania to pull an attack against rival Rick Santorum that...
Romney goes nuclear with PA ad buy
Mon, Apr 9, 2012, 7:21 PM
With Jeremy Roebuck: By purchasing millions of television ad time in Pennsylvania, Mitt Romney hopes to end the Republican presidential race...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.