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Big Tent Archive: July, 2012
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GOP rips Sen. Bob Casey (D,Pa) as shadow of father
Tue, Jul 31, 2012, 10:04 AM
A pair of speakers at a Republican victory rally Monday afternoon in Lancaster were unsparing in their contempt for Sen. Bob Casey (D.,Pa.)...
June was a super month for super PACS
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 3:19 PM
June was a good month for superPACs. A very good month. More than $55 million poured into the political action committees, the Sunlight Foundation...
GOP billionaire creates super PAC to back pro-gay marriage candidates
Fri, Jul 20, 2012, 4:36 PM
Not all Republican billionaires create super PACs tofund stauch conservative causes. A New York hedge fund manager, one of the GOP's major...
PA GOP Sen candidate Smith may release tax returns
Fri, Jul 20, 2012, 4:17 PM
Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Tom Smith, said Thursday that he may be willing to release some of his tax returns. “You...
Scalia: You can’t separate the speech from the money that facilitates the speech
Thu, Jul 19, 2012, 12:58 PM
Supreme Court Justice Anthonin Scalia parried with CNN’s Piers Morgan last night, in a rare and revealing interview that included lengthy...
Smith hits PA's Casey as 'senator zero'
Wed, Jul 18, 2012, 11:58 AM
Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith launched a website Wednesday that portrays incumbent Democratic Sen. Bob Casey...
Romney attacks Obama in Pa., brushes off Bain pain
Wed, Jul 18, 2012, 7:50 AM
Republican Mitt Romney argued Tuesday in western Pennsylvania that the nation’s economic problems stem from President Obama’s ignorance...
Tale of two businesses for Mitt's 'Burgh visit
Tue, Jul 17, 2012, 11:35 AM
Republican Mitt Romney is using a successful small business, Horizontal Wireline Services, as the backdrop for a rally Tuesday in Irwin, Pa...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.