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Big Tent Archive: April, 2013
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Wolf hires campaign manager for Pa. gov race
Mon, Apr 29, 2013, 7:00 PM
Former state Revenue Secretary Tom Wolf, a Democratic candidate for governor, announced Monday that he has hired as campaign manager the strategist...
Corbett pummeled in new poll
Mon, Apr 29, 2013, 6:32 AM
Pennsylvania voters disapprove of Gov. Corbett’s job performance 47 percent to 38 percent, the fourth straight month with a negative...
Brady likes Stack for governor
Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 5:58 PM
U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, the influential chairman of Philadelphia’s Democratic Party, has a favorite in the crowded 2014 primary for governor:...
Sestak mum on plans, raises $460,000
Mon, Apr 22, 2013, 1:07 PM
Whatever Joe Sestak’s plans are remain locked inside his own mind, but there is a strong sign that he’s running for something. ...
Pa. GOP appoints new executive director
Thu, Apr 18, 2013, 2:52 PM
The Republican Party of Pennsylvania has a new executive director who will be a familiar face to party insiders. Bob Bozzuto was promoted...
Brady endorses Boyle in Pa. 13th race
Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 2:52 PM
Hoping to clear the field in the looming Democratic primary for the 13th congressional district, state Rep. Brendan Boyle Tuesday touted the...
Santorum cancels Iowa trip
Mon, Apr 15, 2013, 11:15 AM
Rick Santorum, the former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, has canceled his scheduled Monday trip to Iowa...
Gay marriage support costs Dem candidate band gig
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 8:40 AM
Democrat Mark Smith’s support for same-sex marriage got him kicked out of the band. A Bradford County, Pa. commissioner running for...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.