The group will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday April 11.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Monday, October 22, 2012
In anticipation of tonight's final debate, Montgomery County Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards spoke in support of their party's candidate, President Barack Obama, today in Norristown.
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will square off tonight in the third and final presidential debate, this time on foreign policy. The rhetoric is expected to be heated, and most polls have the candidates in a dead heat following their earlier sparring matches. Montgomery County Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards took to the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse to vocie support their party's standard bearing, President Obama. The commissioners told those in attendance that when it comes to foreign policy, the president has the experience and the record needed to lead our country for the next four years. "We are electing a commander-in-chief, someone who will keep America safe," Shapiro said. "All Mitt …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Join us for a live stream of tonight's first in a series of presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.
Tonight at 9 p.m. EST, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney face off for the first in a series of presidential debates. All the major networks – ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more – will be airing the debate. If you're not going to be attending any of the local debate parties planned for tonight around our area, you can still join in the conversation with us right here at Patch. We're hosting a digital debate party, with a live stream of the debate and what we hope will be a lively conversation about the issues, the candidates and their performance here in our comment stream. Join us tonight at 9 p.m. and lend your voice to the debate.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Tagg Romney made a campaign stop in Upper Dublin Township Sunday afternoon.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
A photo reportedly tweeted from the DNC sparked jeers from the state GOP.
The Republican Party of Pennsylvania issued a statement today from Chairman Rob Gleason after a photo reportedly Tweeted from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. showed that the Pennsylvania Democratic Party was requiring delegates to show photo ID to pick up credentials. “The fact that the Pennsylvania Democrats are requiring photo ID to pick up credentials at its own convention is the height of hypocrisy," Gleason said in the release. "The sensational arguments that Democrats have been making against Voter ID simply lose all credibility in this one Twitter photo." "It is hard to fathom that Democrats are more concerned about protecting their convention than protecting the integrity of Pennsylvania’s election but the …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The Republican National Committee released a statement announcing the delay due to severe weather resulting from Hurricane Isaac.
From the Republican National Committee: Due to the severe weather reports for the Tampa Bay area, the Republican National Convention will convene on Monday, Aug. 27 and immediately recess until Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28, exact time to follow. Our first priority is ensuring the safety of delegates, alternates, guests, members of the media attending the Republican National Convention, and citizens of the Tampa Bay area. RNC Convention officials and the Romney campaign are working closely with state, local and federal officials, as well as the Secret Service, to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac and preserve Florida's emergency management resources. Officials have predicted participants may encounter severe transportation difficulties due to …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Castor, Brown concede in Blue Bell; uncertainty over whether Castor will resume commish seat in January
The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners is headed for Democratic control. Incumbent commissioner Bruce Castor, Jr. and his running mate Jenny Brown conceded the election shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday to Democrats Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards, who are now Commissioners-elect. "Obviously, I'm disappointed," said Brown at the Montgomery County Republican Committee's election night party in Blue Bell. She expressed gratitude for the work done by the people who supported the Republican campaign. Brown said she will continue to serve as Lower Merion Commissioner, where she has two years left on her term. "I'm looking forward to getting back to my law practice," Brown said. Castor, who led all candidates in votes in his 2007 election to …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
A confident group of Republican hopefuls held a Thursday morning press conference in support of the Brown-Castor ticket.
With the Montgomery County Republican ticket standing behind them, Jenny Brown and Bruce L. Castor Jr. held their first press conference, which aimed to solidify their stance and unify the party for the upcoming 2011 election in November. Standing inside the Swede Street entrance of the Montgomery County Courthouse, Montgomery County Republican Committee Chairman Bob Kerns began the press conference with a brief statement, introducing Brown and Castor and setting a tone for what seems likely to be a highly contested race against the Democratic ticket of Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards. "We have two candidates as commissioners who I believe are the epitome of what is good about Montgomery County," said Kerns. "We are ready to go. We are …