The Borys Blog

Stay up to date on Northeastern Pennsylvania politics with Times-Tribune politics reporter Borys Krawczeniuk. The Borys Blog brings you the news, substantiated gossip, insight and intrigue of the region’s unique brand of politics.

Obama endorses Cartwright for Congress

Obama endorses Cartwright for Congress

President Barack Obama previously signaled he will get involved in the upcoming election, but today he actually did something. Obama endorsed more than 200 candidates nationwide. The people he endorsed include U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, the Moosic Democrat and 8th...

Top House Republicans rally around Bognet

Top House Republicans rally around Bognet

U.S House Republican leaders have rallied around their 8th Congressional District candidate Jim Bognet in the one way that really counts besides votes. Money. Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican Whip Steve Scalise and Deputy Whip Tom Cole all chipped in to...

Matt Cartwright needs your $9

Matt Cartwright needs your $9

In every well-run election campaign, you can count on a candidate trying to raise money by invoking breaking "bad" news involving an opponent. This week, to no one's surprise, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted his support for Republican Jim Bognet in his 8th Congressional...