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(File photo: Montgomery County commissioners Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro. Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tuesday

The Montgomery County Commissioners will be sworn-in during ceremonies this morning at the county’s community college in Blue Bell. Lisa Richards and Josh Shapiro will be the first democrats to be in charge of the county in over a century.

01/03/2012

(Bruce Castor will remain the lone GOP commissioner on the Montgomery County board.   Credit:  Brad Segall)

GOP Ticket Dissects Loss In Montgomery County Commissioners’ Race

From a political perspective, Bruce Castor says, it’s simple: the Democrats won the election because they had more money and more voters.

11/09/2011

(Montgomery County commissioners-elect Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro.)

Democrats Win In Montco Commissioners’ Race

It was a hard fought, expensive campaign, and Election Night proved equally grueling as the results swung back and forth.

11/08/2011

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Larry Kane on Election 2011: What I Won’t Miss About This One!

Unless you have been living in a cave you know by now that I have an addiction to politics, especially covering politicos.

11/08/2011

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Election Day: Philadelphia Suburbs

The most closely watched race will be in Montgomery County where Democrats Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards square off with Republicans Bruce Castor and Jenny Brown.

11/08/2011

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Election 2011: Lots Of Nerves On The Eve Of The Election

It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.

11/07/2011

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Election 2011 Countdown: Frank Rizzo Goes ‘Robo’ In Next Weeks’ Election

As politics goes, this is an exciting week, with behind the scenes action moving at a rapid pace.

11/01/2011

Election 2011 Countdown: Casting Shadows In the Montgomery County Election

A week away from the so-called off year election, there are some real mysteries of the most watched election in this region – the struggle for control of Montgomery County government.

10/31/2011

(Credit: Brad Segall, KYW Newsradio)

Republicans Debate Dems On Larry Kane’s Voice Of Reason

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The election is a week from Tuesday. And Democrats are fighting to gain control of Montgomery County for the first time in a century. Taxes are a key issue. The Democrats pledging […]

10/30/2011

(Credit: Brad Segall, KYW Newsradio)

Republicans Running For Montco County Commissioner Say Democrats Tea Party Campaign Ad Is Misleading

Appearing on Larry Kane’s Voice of Reason during the first and only televised debate of the campaign, Republican Bruce Castor revealed that Democrat Josh Shapiro met with the Tea Party last October. Shapiro confirmed it but said at the time he wasn’t running for Commissioner.

10/29/2011

(File photo: Montgomery County commissioners Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro. Credit: Brad Segall)

Dems Say Montco Commissioners Should Get Access To Casino Revenues

Under current law, the money generated by the table games and slot machines at the new Valley Forge Casino will go into a state fund that would be doled out from Harrisburg.

10/24/2011

Bruce Castor (left) and Jenny Brown (right). (Credit: Brad Segall)

Race For Montgomery County Commissioner Heating Up

With 21 days left, it is the most contested election in this so-called political off year: the race for Montgomery County Commissioner.

10/17/2011

(File photo: Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro are running for Montgomery County commissioner seats.  Credit:  Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Commissioner Candidates Have Big Plans If Elected

Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro say they’ve identified a new way to get spending under control in the county — adopt zero-based budgeting. In other words, the budget starts at zero and only programs deemed to have merit would be funded.

09/16/2011

The documentary "Gasland" was filmed, in part, in Pennsylvania. (File photo provided)

Lawmaker Wants Pa. Official Punished For ‘Nazi Propaganda’ Remarks

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is calling on the governor to punish a state official over comments he made equating a film against Marcellus Shale drilling to “Nazi propaganda.”

03/15/2011

Montgomery County Republican Reconsiders Campaign Tactics

Political strategists in Montgomery County are assessing a new Democratic team, but there is a new behind-the-scenes twist.

02/01/2011

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