Category Archives: U.S. House of Representatives

Casey, Toomey and Schwartz statements on the shutdown, debt ceiling deal

U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County and candidate for governor, voted in favor of the deal in the House. She said in a statement: “This bipartisan agreement will end a senseless and wasteful crisis that should never … Continue reading

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Rep. Scott Perry explains ‘no’ vote for Sandy aid

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry explains his “no” vote for Superstorm Sandy aid.

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Five more thoughts on the fiscal cliff

1.) Wonkblog’s Suzy Khimm says we should call it an austerity crisis, not a fiscal cliff. Ezra Klein is taking nominations. 2.) Matt Bai says President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are, in some ways, “in stronger positions … Continue reading

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Congressman Todd Platts’ statement on fiscal cliff

Here’s Todd Platts’ full statement on the fiscal cliff: “With this contentious political season now behind us, it is absolutely critical that President Obama and Congressional leadership move beyond the endless political rhetoric to help enact real solutions to the challenges facing America, … Continue reading

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A look at Scott Perry and other veterans in Congress or headed there

Stars and Stripes had an interesting story before the election about an independent analysis group predicting that Congress could see an increase in lawmakers with military experience. Republican Scott Perry, who was elected to the represent the 4th Congressional District … Continue reading

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Libertarian Mike Koffenberger’s statement on losing 4th Congressional race

Libertarian Mike Koffenberger posted a statement on his campaign website. A lot of people asked me during this election season if I expected to win. Honestly, no. I still ran to win however…there is no other way to run a … Continue reading

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Not sure who to vote for in 4th Congressional race? Try our quiz

Four candidates will be on the ballot Nov. 6 to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Todd Platts, R-York County: Libertarian Mike Koffenberger of Hopewell Township, Democrat Harry Perkinson of York Township, Republican Scott Perry of Carroll Township and Independent Wayne Wolff … Continue reading

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Check out Scott Perry’s ad for 4th Congressional District race

Check out Republican Scott Perry’s ad for the 4th Congressional District race. It’s similar to his ad from the primary: And in Hurricane Sandy related news, Perry’s campaign has urged supporters to take their political signs inside for the storm. … Continue reading

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York County Democrat in 4th Congressional race calls for more debates

Democrat Harry Perkinson has called for Scott Perry, his  Republican opponent in the 4th Congressional District race, to meet for more public debates. “I urge Representative Perry to engage in the kind of public discussion the voters deserve,” Perkinson said … Continue reading

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What the 4th Congressional District candidates said in their closing comments Thursday

Here is a look at what three candidates at the 4th Congressional District debate said in their closing comments Thursday evening:

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