President Obama Will Be at Temple on Sunday

President Barack Obama will headline a campaign event for Tom Wolf on Sunday at Temple’s Liacouras Center. Sunday’s event is at 4 p.m. — so good on Wolf for making sure it does not conflict with Sunday’s 1 p.m. Eagles game. The election is next Tuesday.

Tickets to the Obama/Wolf rally at the Liacouras Center are free. They can be picked up at any one of Wolf’s district offices, including 1337 Castle Avenue in South Philly and 1212 Walnut Street downtown.

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Can Tom Wolf Govern Pennsylvania?

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Polls suggest that Tom Wolf will almost certainly be the next governor of Pennsylvania. But will a Governor Wolf actually be able to govern?

It’s not a silly question. If he takes office, Wolf will likely contend with a Republican-led legislature in both houses. (There’s some hope among Democrats that they can flip the Senate, but that still seems a long shot.) One need look no further than Washington D.C. to know that the combination of a Democratic executive and a GOP legislature can produce an excess of gridlock. Voters will presumably want Wolf to enact an agenda, but how far can he get with it?

“Wolf,” said Terry Madonna, professor of public affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, “is going to have his hands full.”

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The Newest Member of the Clintons Is a Philadelphia Eagles Fan

Chelsea Clinton, second from right, leaves Manhattan's Lenox Hill hospital with her newborn baby, Charlotte, husband Marc Mezvinsky, left, mother Hillary Clinton, partly visible, second from left, and father Bill Clinton, in New York, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Charlotte was born Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Chelsea Clinton, second from right, leaves Manhattan’s Lenox Hill hospital with her newborn baby, Charlotte, husband Marc Mezvinsky, left, mother Hillary Clinton, partly visible, second from left, and father Bill Clinton, in New York, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Charlotte was born Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Last night, Hillary Clinton spoke at the National Constitution Center at a rally for Pennsylvania gubernatorial hopeful Tom Wolf. And we learned one very important fact about the Clintons: The newest Clinton is a fan of the Eagles.

Chelsea’s husband is Marc Mezvinsky, the son of Edward Mezvinsky and Marjorie Margolies. He’s From Here! One can only hope when Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky is inevitably President of the United States, she remembers to rule in a way that would best benefit the Philadelphia Eagles. Can the president request replay reviews? I think the president should get to request unlimited replay reviews.

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Wolf, Corbett Spar in Final Debate

Democratic party candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, left, and republican Gov. Tom Corbett before a debate at the WTAE-TV studio in Wilkinsburg, Pa. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Rodney Johnson,WTAE-TV, Pool)

Democratic party candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, left, and republican Gov. Tom Corbett before a debate at the WTAE-TV studio in Wilkinsburg, Pa. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Rodney Johnson,WTAE-TV, Pool)

The third and final gubernatorial debate between Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf was held Wednesday at WTAE-TV studios in Pittsburgh. Here’s what the media is saying about the final exchange:

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Pollsters Keep Trying to Pretend Tom Corbett Has a Sliver of Hope, Even Though Their Polls Show He Doesn’t

The best parts of watching polls come out about the Pennsylvania governor’s race is the quotes from the pollsters themselves in which they bend themselves into all kinds of crazy rhetorical shapes to pretend like Gov. Tom Corbett still has a chance to win re-election — even though their polls show he doesn’t, really.

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Pennsylvania Jobs Site Advertised Jobs for Strippers, Escorts

At Wednesday’s breakfast-time debate between Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett, the governor touted the state’s Job Gateway website.

The site appears to be a useful portal to start a job search in Pennsylvania. Unfortunately for Corbett, though, it contains more jobs than he probably expected. After the debate, the Wolf-affiliated Campaign for a Fresh Start delivered to reporters some of the jobs on that website. They were not for the jobs Tom Corbett wants to bring to the state.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review explains:

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Watch This Ridiculous Ad College Republicans Made for Tom Corbett

Yesterday, the College Republican National Committee released a series of campaign ads for Republicans in gubernatorial elections this November. They’re all essentially the same and have the same theme: “Say Yes to the Candidate!” Yes, College Republicans made Say Yes to the Dress parody ads.

And, as luck would have it, Tom Corbett got one! Yes, if young women voters go with the Tom Wolf dress instead of the Corbett one, per the ad, they will face higher taxes, job loss and higher unemployment. How does this work? How does a dress come with “higher unemployment”? The idea’s there, but it doesn’t quite, ahem, fit perfectly. The voice-over also says that “sometimes it’s hard to let go of old styles,” which is weird: Corbett is the incumbent. Shouldn’t this ad be pitching to stick with the old style?

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