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Jason Altmire

Why Do 'Congressional Truants' Still Get Paid While Openly Seeking Other Jobs?

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

American politics is perhaps the only field where office holders can spend the preponderance of their time campaigning for another office while being truant from the office they currently hold.

GOP Candidate's Past Could Rock Key Race

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

Since his first House campaign a dozen years ago, would-be Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has worked diligently to cast himself as a conservative gadfly, wil...

K Street and Wall Street in Trouble in 2012

Mike Lux | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We need Democrats who are willing to stand up to K Street, Wall Street, and big business special interests, so that this election becomes a clear contrast over who will take the big boys on. Pennsylvania's primary results are a great symbol that it is happening.

Amanda Terkel

Blue Dog Democrats Lose Big In Pennsylvania Primary Races | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a not-so-super Tuesday for Pennsylvania's Blue Dog Democrats. Reps. Tim Holden (D-Pa.) and Jason Altmire (D-Pa.), both members...

Democratic Senator Faces Challengers In Pennsylvania

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Five Pennsylvania Republicans face off on Tuesday for the chance to run against Democrat...

Pennsylvania Representative Jason Altmire Named "Most Anti-Small Business Congressman"

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) has selected Representative Jason Altmire (D-PA-4) as the single most anti-small business member of Congress...

Vulnerable House Dems Declare Their Independence

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended un...

Look to Rhode Island for How to Target Anti-Labor Democrats

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

The state's labor movement did something about unfriendly Dems WASHINGTON, D.C.--Yesterday, during a UE union rally here outside Morgan Stanley's off...

Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

In 1994 Democrats were caught flat-footed by the GOP onslaught -- completely unprepared to mount a defense. This year there is a danger that the opposite will be true -- that fear and defeatism turn into self-fulfilling prophesies.

Arthur Delaney

Jobs Crisis Persists As Democrats Lose Appetite To Fight It | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A dreadful unemployment report showing that the private sector hired only 41,000 workers in May suggested Friday that the jobs crisis in America is no...

Health Care Bill Math: Democrats Decide Who Is Needed To Reach 216

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the homestretch of the health care debate, one obvious question being asked across the capital is whether Speaker Nancy Pelosi will f...

Beer: It's Also For Political Fundraising

Sunlight Foundation. | Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beer: it's not just for diffusing racial tensions. It's also for political fundraising. As are wine, bourbon, cocktails, margaritas, and mojitos -- al...

9 Democrats Environmentalists Have To Worry About

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Let's call them the Carbon Nine: Jason Altmire (Pennsylvania), Rick Boucher (Virginia), Artur Davis (Alabama), Baron Hill (Indiana), Charlie Melancon ...

2008 Pennsylvania CD-04 General Election:
Hart (R) vs Altmire (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PA-04: Hart vs Altmire

2006 Pennsylvania CD-04 General Election:
Hart (R-i) vs Altmire (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PA-04: Hart vs Altmire