Commonwealth Confidential Archive: June, 2009

Senate candidate Luksik hits the campaign trail

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With the political eyes of the nation on Sen. Specter's party switch and a potential clash with Rep. Joe Sestak (D., PA) in the 2010 Democratic... Read more

It's 10 a,m. do you know where your governor is?

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All the brouhaha over South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's unscheduled trip to Argentina for a rendezvous with a girlfriend has gotten people... Read more

Sestak: "We've got a race"

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U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak pumps out another fundraising e-mail to supporters, using results of the Franklin and Marshall poll showing Sen. Arlen... Read more

Televise Supreme Court, Specter says

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Sen. Arlen Specter (D.,Pa.) says he intends to push Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor to consider televising high-court proceedings... Read more

"Why not?" run for Senate, Sestak told

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U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak (D.,Pa.) has said he has to talk to his family before deciding to run for Senate next year. Apparently is dad is on board... Read more

Pa. again gets an 'F' when it comes to pubilc disclosure laws

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Pennsylvania again ranks among the bottom of states when it comes to what personal financial information it makes its legislators publicly... Read more

Consultant Clothes

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Think political consultant and you think, at best, rumpled khakis a wrinkled blue shirt, three-day beard stubble and eyes red from lack of... Read more

PA flunks financial disclosure test

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When it comes to government operations, no state wants to rank below Mississippi. But Pennsylvania does, at least when it comes to financial... Read more