Baer Growls Archive: May, 2013

The trouble with Tom

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Okay, we all know Tom Corbett has a penchant for drawing the attention of social media then regular media, allowing detractors, Democrats and... Read more

Watch out for Wagner

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Former state Auditor General Jack Wagner lost his bid Tuesday to become Pittsburgh's next mayor -- he was handily beaten by City Councilman... Read more

The race in the Capital City

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Harrisburg residents are voting Tuesday in a contested Democratic primary for mayor that features an embattled incumbent and offers the winner... Read more

The mayoral candidate's daughter

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Here we go again. Remember back in 2007 when then-candidate Michael Nutter broke through in the Democratic primary with a TV ad featuring... Read more

Another idea for Gov. Corbett

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Following Monday's Daily News column in which I recommended a 5-step plan for poll-challenged Gov. Corbett to get on a path to reelection,... Read more

More fun with booze

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The United Food and Commercial Workers union, a staunch opponent of privatizing Pennsylvania's booze system, claims that a main proponent of... Read more

The Representative and social media

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And now a little tale about using social media to make one's case. Last week, in a "Baer Growls" blogpost about our esteemed Legislature,... Read more

PA history buffs alert

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With the death of former PA Gov. George Leader, a York County Democrat revered during his time in office in the 1950's and until his death... Read more