Category: Politics

Former NY Mayor Mario Cuomo dead at 82

NEW YORK, NY — Mario Cuomo, who served three times as the governor of New York, passed away Thursday at his home in Manhattan at the age of 82. Cuomo’s office said he died of “natural causes due to heart failure this evening at home with his loving family at his side.” He underwent treatment…

PA GOP invites 2015 Judicial candidates to party process

Candidates for Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth Courts are encourage to come forward and participate. HARRISBURG, PA — The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is encouraging all potential candidates for the 2015 Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth Court races to contact the PA GOP for more information regarding the upcoming Party process so that candidates can engage with…

Officer appointed to oversee November 2014 election complaints

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PITTSBURGH, PA — Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the Western District of Pennsylvania. In that capacity AUSA Sweeney is responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in…

Defending coal requires courage

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Grimes must ignore political correctness on climate change By Tom Harris Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes claims that, if elected, she will stand up for Kentucky’s coal sector in opposition to the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is presumably why the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) supports her Senate bid….

Tom Wolf’s Higher Taxes Tour rolls into Greensburg

Wolf Begins His “Road to Obama” GREENSBURG, PA — In response to Tom Wolf’s Higher Taxes Tour, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement. “Tom Wolf is campaigning to raise the income tax by 188%,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf supports an agenda of higher taxes, bloated government and more Obamacare. While…

There you go again: Wolf is just like Obama

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney was not surprised to see Tom Wolf using President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan “Forward” as the name of his latest campaign ad. “Tom Wolf has fully embraced the Obama agenda and will take Pennsylvania down the wrong path,” Sweeney said. “Like President Obama,…

Westmoreland County Commissioner Courtney, Hempfield Twp. Supervisor Doug Weimer speak on Commonwealth Day of Truth

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GREENSBURG, PA — Westmoreland County Commissioner Tyler Courtney and Hempfield Township Supervisor Doug Weimer released the following statement as part of the PA GOP’s statewide Commonwealth Day of Truth regarding Pennsylvania’s natural gas impact fee. “Here in Westmoreland County we have been able to use the Act 13 money to achieve vital services for our…

PA GOP says Tom Wolf and Barack Obama are wrong for Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s campaign event with Michelle Obama. “Tom Wolf wants to bring the Obama philosophy of more taxes, more government and more Obamacare to Pennsylvania,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf believes Pennsylvanians should open up their pockets to pay more to…