On Tuesday night, the region’s newest member of Congress celebrated at a victory party. The next day, Keith Rothfus was back at his campaign headquarters thanking volunteers.
Keith Rothfus has won the seat in Pennsylvania’s redrawn 12th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press.
Former President Bill Clinton has become President Obama’s surrogate-in-chief, making nearly two dozen campaign stops in the last week alone. Today, Clinton hit Pittsburgh.
Despite many negative attack ads on television, both Congressman Mark Critz and his Republican challenger Keith Rothfus seem to take them in stride.
The Republican ticket is now all but set in the race for the White House as presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed his running mate, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, Saturday morning.
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has voted to repeal the entire Affordable Health Care Act. That’s the signature bill of President Obama that was declared constitutional by the Supreme Court last month.
Three quarters of a million local residents may get a new congressman this fall as Democrat Mark Critz and Republican Keith Rothfus battle to represent this area.
After a sometimes nasty democratic primary where two congressmen — Jason Altmire and Mark Critz — went at each other, the loser, Altmire, wasted no time endorsing Critz at a rally at the Allegheny County Courthouse Park.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek is joined by Bill Green, a political expert, as they discuss the recent election.
In what many saw as an upset, Congressman Jason Altmire of McCandless narrowly lost the Democratic nomination for reelection to Mark Critz.
Tuesday was primary day in Pennsylvania and there were some interesting results by the end of the night.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to KDKA TV political analyst John Delano about the heated primary races in Pa., as well as Mitt Romney’s Cookiegate.
Congressman Mark Critz picked up a big-named endorsement. President Bill Clinton is throwing his support behind Critz over Jason Altmire.
Voters in part of this region now have two congressmen. Redistricting has tossed Democrats Jason Altmire, of McCandless, and Mark Critz, of Johnstown, together in the new 12th District.
A bill to draw new congressional districts for Pennsylvania is on a fast-track in Harrisburg.