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2014 Governors Race

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When Did Ed Rendell Become
Such a Wuss?

When did Ed Rendell become such a wuss? Ed’s pretty much been sitting out the race to be the Democratic nominee for governor in 2016, […]

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Three Things We Learned from Politico’s Profile of Allyson Schwartz

Three things we learned from this Politico piece about Allyson Schwartz: • She thinks Pennsylvania is ready for a woman to serve as governor: Meanwhile, […]

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McCord Loved by Inky, Bashed by Rendell

What a weekend for State Treasurer Rob McCord, eh? On the one hand, he was endorsed by the Inquirer in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for governor: […]

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Tom Wolf Will Be the Democratic Nominee. Here’s Why.

The increasingly shrill tenor of the Allyson Schwartz and Rob McCord campaigns’ hits on Tom Wolf heading into the last two and a half weeks […]

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Pennsylvania’s Undemocratic Democracy

  Let’s first of all make an admission: Bob Guzzardi is kind of a weird dude. He’s not the kind of man you really want […]

PA Governor Tom Corbett
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Corbett Will Support Marijuana Extract to Treat Sick Children

AP reports: “Gov. Tom Corbett has changed his position on medical marijuana policy and now supports the legalization of a marijuana extract to treat severe seizures in children, his office said Thursday. […]

Philadelphia School District Building
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Dem Gubernatorial Candidates: Abolish SRC

Philadelphia School Notebook reports that all four Democratic candidates for governor believe the School Reform Commission, the state-controlled board that runs Philly schools, should be abolished […]

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Bob Guzzardi: Tom Corbett is a Democrat

Call him Pennsylvania’s Don Quixote. Bob Guzzardi is crisscrossing the state on a seemingly impossible crusade of one: to take on what he calls “a […]

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Wolf Campaign Fires Staffer After Plagiarism Complaints

The Tom Wolf for governor campaign hit a bump last night as it admitted that several passages in a policy document were lifted wholesale from […]

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Rendell: Don’t Count Corbett Out Yet

Ed Rendell is in the papers this morning, warning Democrats not to take Tom Corbett lightly this election season, no matter how bad the governor’s […]

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Today Is The Last Day to Register to Vote in May

NBC10 reminds us that the last day to register to vote in the May 20 primary is … today. “Voters must register with a party […]

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Want to Be Governor of Pennsylvania? Steal This Idea from Alaska.

Hey Allyson Schwartz, if you want to break through and guarantee that you win the Democratic nomination to run for governor, have I got an […]

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Corbett Primary Challenger to Stay on Ballot

PennLive reports: “Commonwealth Court Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt has ordered that conservative insurgent-turned-gubernatorial candidate Robert Guzzardi stays on the ballot in the May 20 Republican […]

PA Governor Tom Corbett
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Dems Believe Fracking Tax a Winning Issue Against Corbett

National Journal today takes readers “inside the Democrats’ plan to oust Pennsylvania’s governor,” and it seems they believe they’ve found one of those rare cases […]

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No Surprise: Tom Wolf Is Biggest Spender in Gov’s Race

PennLive reports: “York County businessman Tom Wolf, who has largely self-funded his campaign in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, has spent more money than all of […]