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Baer Growls Archive: March, 2012
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Pittsburgh: A Different Health-Care Fight
Fri, Mar 30, 2012, 11:49 AM
And now, as the nation watches the U.S. Supreme Court and waits for a determination on the health law at the center of the race for president...
A PA Push Against Obamacare
Thu, Mar 29, 2012, 10:44 AM
In an apparently coordinated attack on "Obamacare," state and national Republicans are blasting away at the controversial issue -- and the...
The GOP Swings Low
Wed, Mar 28, 2012, 10:11 AM
It looks like President Obama can thank Rush Limbaugh and Rick Santorum for boosting him in key swing states, according to a Quinnipiac University...
The Last of His Kind?
Tue, Mar 27, 2012, 10:46 AM
Pennsylvania Congressman Todd Platts, a Republican from York County, announced recently he will not seek re-election this year. The 50-year-old...
Rick's Best Idea Yet!
Mon, Mar 26, 2012, 10:42 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Boss, didya see your boy Rick finally came up with a great idea? BE: On...
A Roundup of Wrong
Thu, Mar 22, 2012, 10:33 AM
Not to depress anyone, but a scan of the state these days paints a pretty bleak picture of our current and former leaders and iconic institutions...
Rick's Rocky Road Ahead
Wed, Mar 21, 2012, 10:18 AM
Rick Santorum's sorry showing in Illinois on Tuesday should speed the end of his upstart and unlikely quest for the presidency. He lost to...
Rick in the Land of Lincoln
Tue, Mar 20, 2012, 9:57 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Okay, boss, your boy Rick faces a big test today in Illinois. What's your...
John Baer has written about politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. Neither subject ever fails to provide him with stories of policies and politicians walking on or skirting by paths to perdition.