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Report: Rob McCord Was Wearing a Wire

Former state treasurer Rob McCord briefly wore a hidden microphone to tape conversations with political donors in cooperation with federal investigators before stepping down from […]

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David Oh Fights for His Political Life

It’s been a bad year for politicians in Pennsylvania, especially those with a “D” next to their names: Kathleen Kane, Chaka Fattah, Rob McCord. The list goes on and on. On Monday, Republican Councilman David Oh reminded the public that […]

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The Price of Joe Paterno’s Reputation? About $13,500 Per Win

Let’s be fair here: Given the expense of big-time college athletics, it probably cost way more than $13,500 apiece for Penn State to earn each […]

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Rob McCord Pleads Guilty to Extortion

Ex-Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempting to extort campaign contributions during his 2014 campaign for governor. This comes as no surprise: McCord admitted in a video […]

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WATCH: Rob McCord Will Plead Guilty to Certain Federal Charges

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord is planning to plead guilty to federal charges related to an incident that took place when he ran for governor last year. Robert […]

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Reports: McCord Faces Federal Investigation

[Update: 7 a.m., January 30th] Details continue to drip out about the reported investigation that may have prompted the abrupt resignation of State Treasurer Rob McCord. […]

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Report: Treasurer McCord Won’t Run for Senate

State treasurer Rob McCord won’t run for Pat Toomey’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016, PoliticsPA reported today. Toomey, Pennsylvania’s junior senator, won Arlen Specter’s old […]

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7 Ridiculous Political Ads From the Pennsylvania Governor’s Race

Election Day is almost here! Tuesday is Pennsylvania primary day, so politicians will be ceding television commercial breaks back to their usual occupants (ads for […]

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The Phillymag.com 5-Minute Guide to the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

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MC Hammer Explains Tom Wolf’s Giant Poll Lead

We’re now at the stage of things where the only appropriate thing to do is jokingly reference M.C. Hammer album titles. Because the latest poll […]

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WATCH: Anti-Fracking Protesters Interrupt Pennsylvania Democratic Governor’s Debate at Drexel

About halfway into last night’s Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Drexel University, a protester jumped on stage to criticize the four candidates — Rob McCord, […]

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Surprising Winners and Losers in the Pennsylvania Governor’s Race So Far

As things stand now, the race for Pennsylvania governor this fall should be extremely anti-climatic, a foregone conclusion as predictable as the 76ers missing the […]

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Tom Wolf’s Record on Racial Politics Is Clear

Let’s get real. If Treasurer Rob McCord were actually interested in initiating a serious discussion about racism in Pennsylvania, he probably would have chosen a […]

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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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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: […]