Commonwealth Confidential Archive: January, 2012

ChesCo treasurer Duke ends bid for auditor general post

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A Corbett endorsement has felled another Republican primary candidate, this time in the auditor general's race. Chester County Treasurer... Read more

Bucks County Dem Boockvar to challenge Fitzpatrick in 8th district

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Democrat Kathryn Boockvar lost the November race for Commonwealth Court judge to fellow Bucks County resident Ann Covey. Now she's back on... Read more

Greenleaf: Not last in NH primary

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PA state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf travelled to New Hampshire as a presidential candidate to tell voters he didn't want their vote. Yet still... Read more

Specter takes to airwaves with new talk show

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Arlen Specter’s got a brand new gig. The former U.S. Senator, author and comedian, is hosting a new talk show on public television. “The... Read more

Greenleaf runs as "anti-candidate" in NH primary

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He’s probably the only Republican presidential candidate who won’t be asking New Hampshire residents for their vote on Tuesday... Read more

Two groups to challege new state legislative maps

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At least two groups are gearing up to challege the newly-drawn state legislative maps. Surprise? Not. As often as the census is released... Read more

Leaked Corbett memo touts first-year victories, disses prior govs

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Did Gov. Corbett have "one of the most productive" first years in office in the country? Yes he did, according to an 11-page internal memo... Read more