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|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Staying Positive with a Message of Hope and Change
There really isn't a lot left to say as we head into the final 24 hours of the campaign. First, and most important, Kelly, Amanda and I want to thank everyone who has helped in any way with the ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Working the Final Week to Take Back Our Future
The campaign schedule has been pretty intense over the last week and will continue to be so until the BIG day on Tuesday, November 4th. I want to congratulate everyone for putting so much effort ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Come January 2009, We Must Remember What The American People Expect
Earlier this week I received an email from a 5th district voter with very strong pro-life beliefs who would like to vote for me. She told me via email that she is comfortable that I am Catholic and ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Who is Responsible for the Financial Crisis?
Not surprisingly, we are seeing on TV and across the nation a strong and sometimes vicious debate erupting about who or what is to blame for the financial meltdown that is impacting not only our ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- United States National Debt Surpasses $10 Trillion
While everyone was focusing on the fate of the bailout plan this week, the federal government’s debt passed the $10 trillion mark with hardly anyone noticing. Of course, the bailout plan ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Who Understands the Problems Facing the 5th District and the Nation
Throughout the campaign I've been involved in several candidate forums with my opponents for the open seat in the 5th Congressional District. Additionally, during the final 5 weeks of the campaign ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress--Before Any Bailouts Are Approved, There MUST Be Accountability
The last few weeks have seen our nation's economic and financial institutions in the most critical condition since the days in 1929 when the stock market crashed and banks failed sending the country ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Turning Around This Country Will Require Tough Choices and Leaders
This past Friday morning in Venango County all 3 candidates for the 5th Congressional District appeared at the Venango County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Candidate Forum. During this event, the ...
|McCracken for Congress -- Calling for a Rural Renewal in the 5th District -- September 7th, 2008
As we move into the final 2 months in the campaign for the 5th Congressional District, the economic conditions in the 5th district will play a key role in the outcome of this race. The facts are ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Jobs and the Economy in the 5th District -- August 31, 2008
This week, I had the opportunity to participate with my fellow 5th district candidates in a forum sponsored by WPSU TV to discuss job creation and economic conditions in the 5th Congressional ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- August 24, 2008
And the Winning Ticket Is -- Obama / Biden 08: Barack Obama made an excellent choice with his selection of Delaware Senator Joe Biden to be his running mate. On Saturday I spent ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- August 17, 2008
Campaign Receiving Important Endorsements: As we move into the fall campaign season, the McCracken for Congress campaign is receiving several important endorsements. Earlier ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- August 10, 2008
Drill Here, Drill Now -- But What Are The Oil Companies Planning? Nationally, Drill Here, Drill Now seems to be the only issue where Republicans are gaining any traction with ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- August 3, 2008
White House Announces Bush Administration to Leave a Record Budget Deficit of $482 Billion. Since January when we began our campaign for the 5th District seat in the US Congress, I'
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- July 27th, 2008
A busy week campaigning across the 5th district: The highlight of the past week was the opening of the Centre County Democratic Campaign Headquarters in State College. Over 200 ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- July 20th, 2008
Reiterating My OPPOSITION to Tolling I-80 as PA Turnpike Commission Reveals Plans to Spend I-80 Toll Money: This week the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission released details of ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- July 13th, 2008
DEP Rejects Permit Application for PA Waste / Boggs Township Landfill. I'm pleased to report the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has rejected the permit ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress – Weekly Update – July 6th, 2008
"Use It or Lose It" legislation fails to reach two-thirds majority. On June 26th in response to ongoing calls to allow oil drilling off the coast of the United States and in the ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- A Call for Energy Independence
As We Celebrate Our Independence, It Is Time for Energy Independence. On Friday July 4th we will celebrate Independence Day marking 232 years since our founding fathers declared ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Update -- June 22nd 2008
This past week had important events scheduled every day ending with a very busy weekend. Here is a brief rundown of the highlights of the week: The first major joint debate between the 2 ...
|McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Progress Report -- June 15th 2008
Father's Day -- Our Day to Relax Today being Father's Day, I'm getting extra special treatment from Amanda. I was treated to breakfast this morning and afterwards, Kelly and ...
|McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Progress Report -- June 8th 2008
A Choice - More of the Same or Something Different On November 4th, voters will have a choice to make, not only in the race for President between Senator John McCain (More of the ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- June 2nd, 2008
The upcoming week is going to be a busy week of listening and learning. I have 3 important meetings to attend that will give me the chance to discuss important issues in the north central region. ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Remembering Those Who Served -- Memorial Day Weekend 2008
While Memorial Day weekend is recognized as the unofficial start of the summer season with the first family picnics and backyard barbeques, we must take time to remember the true meaning of the ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Weekly Progress Report -- May 19, 2008
May has been a busy month and it is more than half over. I have a few important things to announce this week. 1. CHANGES IN THE CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATION -- We are going to make several important ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- May 13, 2008
Unity is the Key in 2008: As I've been meeting with people since the primary election, I can tell that Democratic voters in the 5th district are unifying behind our campaign and identifying with ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- May 4th 2008
As we move the campaign from Democratic primary to general election mode, I am going to make some changes to the weekly progress report. Over the last few months I've used this weekly report give ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- 4/28/08
The last 4 months have been exciting and rewarding to travel around the 5th district campaigning. I've learned a lot about the district, the people and myself in the process. It all came to a ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- Thank You!
"I want to thank all the Democratic voters who came out and voted in the 5th district yesterday. I congratulate Bill Cahir and Rick Vilello for the positive campaigns they ran. As candidates, we ran ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress – Progress Report – 4/21/08
Another Busy Week – Less Than 1 Day To Go!!! I started out the week on Monday with a trip to State College to meet with the PSU College Democrats. I took the time to give ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress -- Progress Report -- 4/16/08
6 Counties in 1 Week: Monday -- Tioga County: I started out the week with a day long visit to Tioga County with the day’s agenda coordinated by Emily Rizzo. Emily took me ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress - Progress Report - Sen. Durbin in Clearfield!
IF IT’S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE BELLEFONTE: The headline says it all as it was a very busy and sometimes hectic week. I started out the week Sunday and Monday in Harrisburg where I was ...
|PA-05: McCRACKEN RECEIVES MAJOR LABOR ENDORSEMENTS
Contact: Victor M. Ordonez Email: email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE McCRACKEN RECEIVES MAJOR LABOR ENDORSEMENTS Electrical Workers'' and Iron Workers'' Union Endorses McCracken Campaign ...
|PA-05: McCracken for Congress Update - Barack Obama to PSU
It's been a very busy week for the campaign with many highlights: Monday March 24 : I attended the Voices of Central PA dinner in State College. It was a very nice event and I got ...
|PA-05: McCracken Offers Real Solutions for Veterans in the 5th District
This week I had the chance to participate in a candidate forum on veteran's issues held in Franklin, Venango County. The forum offered a great opportunity to address several issues important to ...
|PA-05: Mark B. McCracken attends historic groundbreaking of Pennsylvania's FIRST ethanol plant.
Clearfield County Commissioner and 5th District Congressional Candidate Mark B. McCracken was invited by officials of BioEnergy LLC to take part in the official groundbreaking ceremony held on ...
|PA 05 - McCracken for Congress - Progress Report - 3/10/2008
It is encouraging to know that the word about our campaign is getting around. This week I was at an event and was approached by a gentleman who told me he was registered Republican. He said he had ...
|How exciting is this?!? IL-14 goes BLUE!
It appears that the Democrats have taken Hastert's seat for his remaining term. This is especially good news and clearly demonstrates the enthusiasm of Democrats in this election. Read more about ...
|PA 05 - McCracken for Congress - Progress Report - 3/6/2008
This week, I came across the saying “Before you try to tell someone how much know, show them how much you care.” I think that sums up what every political candidate should do when trying ...
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