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Katie McGinty Soundly Beats Joe Sestak for Democratic Senate Nomination

Katie McGinty, Governor Tom Wolf‘s former chief of staff, won the four-way race Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate tonight, thoroughly beating her top rival, […]

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Harper Poll: McGinty Moves to First Place, Shapiro Has Commanding Lead

The final poll of the Pennsylvania primary, conducted by conservative firm Harper Polling, found that Katie McGinty has moved into first place just one day before the Democratic […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2016 Philadelphia Primary

By now, you probably know whether you’re voting for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or John Kasich. My God, how couldn’t you know? The […]

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Trump, Clinton Lead in New Pennsylvania Poll — But Trump’s Rivals Are Gaining Ground

A new poll from Franklin & Marshall has Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump out in front in Pennsylvania — but Trump’s rivals are gaining ground. […]

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Ad Watch: Joe Sestak Quotes The Rock in New Campaign Spot

With the Pennsylvania Republican and Democratic primaries just over a month away, candidates in various races are releasing online and TV ads. In the next […]

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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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What They’re Saying: Pennsylvania Pols React to Obama’s Pick for Supreme Court

Today, Barack Obama made one of the most important decisions of his presidency: In his final NCAA tournament poll, he picked the Kansas Jayhawks to […]

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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 […]

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McGinty Releases First TV Ad: “It’s Your Turn”

Katie McGinty, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, has released her first TV ad of the campaign: Is she feeling the Bern […]

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Which Toomey Foe Had the Best Dig About Senator’s Supreme Court Vacancy Stance?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13th. His body may still have been warm when battle lines started forming: Democrats said President Obama […]

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Rendell to Chair McGinty Senate Campaign

Not that Joe Sestak needed additional clues he is not the favored candidate of the Democratic Party establishment in Pennsylvania, but: Former Gov. Ed Rendell […]

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Katie McGinty Launches Senate Campaign

As expected, Democrat Katie McGinty launched her campaign for U.S. Senate today, two weeks after stepping down from her post as Gov. Tom Wolf’s chief of […]

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How Philly’s Plummeting Smoking Rate Could Harm Schools

1. Maybe you shouldn’t quit smoking … for the kids. (We kid, we kid.) The gist: Today, Philadelphia’s new cigarette tax is bringing in the bucks for […]

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The Brief: Hite Damns the Politicos, Moves Full Speed Ahead

1. Tired of waiting, for reasonable funding that may never come, Schools Superintendent Bill Hite is pressing forward on his plan to reshape the district. […]

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Katie McGinty Approached on Senate Run

It’s starting to look like the Democratic establishment really doesn’t want Joe Sestak challenging Pat Toomey for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Sestak hasn’t always […]