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Archive: February, 2011

POSTED: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 10:06 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: See that stuff out of Pittsburgh on the corruption trial of state Sen. Jan Orie and her sister?

BE: You mean the former Senate Whip charged with using her office staff for campaign work for herself and her sister who's a state Supreme Court justice?

POSTED: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 10:15 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Yo. See what's happening in the Badger State?

BE: People are getting badgered?

POSTED: Monday, February 14, 2011, 10:37 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: You think Nutter's got it rough?

BE: Well, that poll last week showing a majority of voters don't think he should be reelected suggests that.

POSTED: Friday, February 11, 2011, 10:38 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Whoa, baby, the GOP presidential sweepstakes is looking like it could be a ton of fun.

BE: Because of the number of candidates? What is it now, 12? 13?

POSTED: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 10:24 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Well, boss, it all starts today.

BE: What does?

POSTED: Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 10:54 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: He speaks!

BE: Who does?

POSTED: Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 10:23 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Boy, this transition's taking longer than one might expect.

BE: Huh?

POSTED: Monday, February 7, 2011, 10:34 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Ya know, there's some taxes out there the state could collect without really ticking off a lot of people to help attack that $4 billion or more deficit.

BE: Taxes. Grrr.

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John Baer has been covering politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. The National Journal in 2002 called Baer one of the country's top 10 political journalists outside Washington, saying Baer has, "the ability to take the skin off a politician without making it hurt too much." E-mail John at baerj@phillynews.com.

John is the author of the book "On The Front Lines of Pennsylvania Politics: Twenty-Five Years of Keystone Reporting" (The History Press, 2012). Reach John at baerj@phillynews.com.

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