US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) visited Temple University today to talk about the possibility that interest on federally subsidized student loans could go from their current rate of 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1st.
U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey say the Navy has agreed to commission the USS Somerset in Philadelphia.
It’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.
Chris reviews the Phillies opening day set back in Atlanta, Senator Bob Casey’s conversion on gay marriage, and doing business in the gym. He also talks to Author Christopher Frankie about his new book, Nailed, about working for Lenny Dykstra.
Senator Bob Casey says he’ll vote for a ban on assault weapons and large ammunition clips but there’s another measure he’d like to see to curb gun violence; he’s calling for full funding of federal programs for local law enforcement.
The biggest early test for the second Obama administration is close at hand.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has won re-election to a second term.
Philadelphia and its heavily populated suburbs were the big focus of candidates’ attention on Sunday in Pennsylvania, just two days before voters pull the lever in a state that has emerged as a battleground for control of the White House and the U.S. Senate.
Chris reviews the most recent polls in the race for President and Senate in Pennsylvania. He reacts to Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments on abortion and rape and President Obama’s appearance on the Tonight Show. He talks to Brandon Pugh, a 19-year-old candidate for Board of Education in Moorestown NJ, Eric Mercer, whose mother received a phone call from Anne Romney, Congressman Pat Meehan, and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.
Chris discusses the state of the presidential election with two weeks to go before America votes. He talks to Kevin Cirilli from Politico about what could change in the lead up to the election, Dray Clark from CBS 3 and Attorney Gregory Gianforcao about the murder of Autumn Pasquale in Clayton, NJ, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and Author and Historian Gordon Wood about his book The Radicalism of the American Revolution.
In campaign 2012, it’s all about the United States senate and the war over pollsters.
The newest Quinnipiac poll shows President Obama leading Romney by just four points, 50 to 46 percent, among likely voters.
With some polls showing a tightening race just three weeks from the election, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is fighting to hold off a challenge from Republican Tom Smith, a newcomer to statewide politics who outspent Casey by almost 3-to-1 in the recently completed third quarter.
Pennsylvania officials are crowing about the progress of efforts to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s speech yesterday in front of the NAACP and details the United States Olympic Committees efforts to get Olympic Gyro in Reading Terminal Market to change their name. He talks Republican Senate Candidate Tom Smith about his campaign against Bob Casey and Kirsten Kukowski from the Republican National Committee about President Obama’s record of outsourcing.