Another credit union friend in Congress calls is quits.
Thanks to the voters' decisions earlier this month, after a two-year hiatus we will be able to find out.
CUNA and NAFCU's PACs supported more winners than losers in the midterm elections, yet CUs still lost some key allies.
Credit unions lost a close ally when Congressman Paul Kanjorski conceded the race to Hazelton Mayor Lou Barletta.
Credit union stalwart Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.) saw his 26-year congressional career end, yet Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) survived yesterday's election which gave the Republicans large gains in both chambers.
Rep. Paul Kanjorski, who has been one of the strongest supporters of credit unions in Congress, was defeated after a 26-year career by Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta.
Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.), one of the strongest supporters of credit unions in Congress, trails his GOP challenger Lou Barletta 48%-43%, according to a poll released today by The Hill newspaper.
For the second consecutive election cycle Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.) is bringing in former President Bill Clinton to provide a last-minute boost to his reelection campaign.
Kanjorski (D-Pa.), one of the strongest champions of credit unions on Capitol Hill, is trailing his GOP challenger Lou Barletta, who is making his third attempt to oust the veteran lawmaker.
Rep. Paul Kanjorski, one of the strongest champions of credit unions on Capitol Hill, trails his GOP challenger Lou Barletta by seven percentage points, according to a poll released today by Franklin & Marshall College.