PA Democrats Rally Behind Katie McGinty In South Philly

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania race for the US Senate is fast becoming one of the most expensive in the country. And today, Democratic challenger Katie McGinty kicked off her campaign in South Philadelphia.

“This room right here, will elect Katie McGinty as the next United States Senator,” said Congressman Bob Brady rallying ward, union and elected political leaders at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall in South Philadelphia Tuesday.

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Katie McGinty spent months trailing in the polls against Republican incumbent Pat Toomey, but in recent weeks, has gained a slight advantage. Senator Bob Casey, said a McGinty win would be historic.

McGinty challenged Toomey’s record on tax credits and education, as well as his failure to take a stand on presidential Nominee Donald Trump.

“Are you for Donald Trump or Not,” she asked.

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She shook hands and gave hugs, telling supporters their work could save the soul of the middle class.

“Join me in sending pat packing, are you ready to dump trump!”

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  1. Hank Maglio says:

    so she wants to tax the middle class, like hillary,,,,,is that all demos do,,is raise taxes,,,,,,someone wanted a 3cents a ounce tax of drinks,,,,,,,another demo raise $1.00 tax increase on one pack of cigarettes,,,,that’s helping the middle class,,,,keep raising taxes,,,,that’s all the demos in pa. are good for,,,,THIS IS BECAUSE HE DOESN’T WANT TO STOP KAITE FROM WINNING,,,,BUT AFTER SHE WINS,,,,THE DEMOS ONLY KNOW HOW TO RAISE TAXES,,,,ALWAYS ON THE MIDDLE CLASS………………………………………………..North Wales, Pa. — While Katie McGinty continues to defend her role in crafting one of the largest tax and spend plans in Pennsylvania history, Gov. Wolf today backtracked on his tax hike. It should come as no surprise that it wasn’t until after McGinty’s deeply partisan influence was gone that the gridlock was broken, and now her massive tax hikes are off the table as well.
    “Gov. Wolf said Tuesday he will no longer seek a hike in the state’s personal income or sales tax to fund the state budget. In an interview on a Pittsburgh radio station barely a week before the July 1 budget deadline, the governor said he believes he can achieve his priorities without having the state take more out of people’s paychecks.

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