Big Tent Archive: February, 2013

GOP electoral plan would dilute minority power in Pa., Dems say

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D.,Phila.) and two civil rights leaders Thursday teed off on Republican legislation to award Pennsylvania’s... Read more

Schwartz quits national Dem fundraising post

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Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania stepped down Wednesday as national finance chairwoman of the Demcoratic Congressional Campaign Committee... Read more

Former Erie U.S. rep passes on governor's race

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Former U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper is not going to join the rush-hour traffic of Democrats exploring campaigns for governor of Pennsylvania... Read more

Pa. AG Kane's hit on 'Hardball'

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane smiled nervously Tuesday when Chris Matthews mentioned why he'd invited her on MSNBC's "Hardball":... Read more

Schwartz bid for guv could cost House Dems

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Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s increasing focus on a 2014 campaign for Pennsylvania governor could come into conflict with her role as fundraising... Read more

Knox dips toe in Pa. gov sweepstakes

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Tom Knox apparently doesn't want to be left out of the governor's race talk. Knox, the millionaire businessman who was runner-up in the 2007... Read more

Corbett in the danger zone, UVa. says

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It’s a new day, so here comes a fresh warning of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s political fragility. Premiere pundit Larry Sabato... Read more

Obama volunteers press swing district Rs on guns

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The permanent Obama campaign arrived Friday on the pavement outside the Langhorne office of U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R.,Pa.), in the form... Read more