Newly elected congressmen from the area will have to deal with international events that have been making headlines.
This is a five day orientation week for the area’s Republican Congressmen-elect.
Republican Mike Fitzpatrick has reclaimed the seat he lost to Rep. Patrick Murphy and will represent Pennsylvania’s 8th District.
It has been a tight and heated race in Bucks County’s eighth congressional district, one rife with accusations. Now, inclumbent Patrick Murphy is accusing Republican Mike Fitzpatrick of engaging in voter suppression.
When voters head to the polls in the Philadelphia suburbs today they will be casting ballots in some very closely watched Congressional elections.
The decision follows a hearing in which Republicans accused the Democrats of committing voter fraud and intimidating voters into applying for absentee ballots.
Accusations of voter fraud are flying back and forth in the hotly contested race between congressman Patrick Murphy and his challenger Michael Fitzpatrick.
In Campaign 2010, from the Jersey Shore to the big suburban counties in Pennsylvania, the tightness of several congressional races is causing a lot of campaign advisers to lose sleep.
The Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce hosted a debate between Congressman Patrick Murphy and Mike Fitzpatrick Thursday morning at the Bucks County Technical High School.
KYW’s Larry Kane takes a look at two local races where candidates are feeling the pressure in the final weeks before election day.
In Bucks County this fall, the same two men who ran for Congress in 2006 are running again, but make no mistake, this is a very different race.