2016 Senate Race

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Is Pat Toomey “One of the Most Underrated Politicians in the Country”?

A political blog run by the Washington Post has called U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey one of the country’s “most underrated politicians.” 

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The Man Who Predicted Obama’s Wins Says McGinty Is Likely to Unseat Toomey

Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight, the website that correctly predicted Barack Obama’s wins in 2008 and 2012, has released its 2016 Senate forecasts, and all three of […]

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New Poll Places McGinty Ahead of Toomey in Pa. Senate Race

A new poll has placed Democrat Katie McGinty ahead of Republican Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race. The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll, released over […]

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Poll: Toomey Ahead in U.S. Senate Race, Trump Trailing Clinton by Three Points in Pa.

A new poll from the Emerson College Polling Society claims Pennsylvania residents prefer Senator Pat Toomey to rival Katie McGinty in the U.S. Senate race.

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Anti-Gun Violence Advocate Gabby Giffords Endorses Pat Toomey

An anti-gun violence PAC led by U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords announced its endorsement of Republican Senator Pat Toomey yesterday. Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, wrote […]

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Poll: McGinty Gains Slight Lead in Senate Race as Clinton Pulls Ahead of Trump

A new Quinnipiac University poll says that Democrat Katie McGinty has gained a small lead on Republican incumbent Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania’s Senate race. The poll, which was […]

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Katie McGinty Rolls Out First TV Ad of General Election

We’ve been following the campaign ad blitz in the race for Pennsylvania’s junior senate seat pretty closely. There was the pro-Sen. Pat Toomey ad from […]

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New McGinty Ad Calls Toomey “Senator Elevator”

Republicans running for office have a major problem this year, and his name is Donald Trump. While Trump is popular, this is his first run […]

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New Anti-McGinty Ad Suggests She’ll Kidnap Your Kids

It’s only June, but I can’t imagine anything tops the Pat Toomey–Katie McGinty Senate race in TV commercial quality. First, we had a Democratic PAC […]

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Weird New Anti-Pat Toomey Ad Compares Him to a Kitten

The ad above was released late last month, but it’s now airing on Philadelphia-area TV stations. (I saw it yesterday during the Extra/Access Hollywood block on […]

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Face It, Sen. Toomey, You’re a Cafeteria Catholic Like the Rest of Us

“I was born and raised Catholic. I am a practicing Catholic. We are active members of our church. Our kids attend Catholic school, so my […]

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Attack Ads Already Flying in Hotly Contested Pennsylvania Senate Race

It’s been just a week since the Pennsylvania primary election, but the general election is ramping into high gear — at least in the race […]

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Bob Casey Endorses Katie McGinty in Senate Primary

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has endorsed Katie McGinty in the primary for the state’s other U.S. Senate seat. “McGinty will fight tirelessly for Pennsylvania families,” […]

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GOP Polling Firm: Clinton Leads in Pa. Against Any Republican

Maybe Pennsylvania Democrats don’t need to be worried about how the presidential race shakes out on the Republican side. A new poll from Republican firm […]

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EMILY’s List Vows $1M to Back McGinty

EMILY’s List, the political action committee that supports pro-choice female Democratic candidates, said this week it will pump $1 million into Katie McGinty’s campaign. McGinty […]