Democratic Senator Bob Casey

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Corbett: Reaction To Sandy Hook Shooting Should Focus On Mental Illness

Pennsylvania’s senior US senator, Democrat Bob Casey, says the school rampage has prompted him to change his position and support a ban on assault weapons. But, when pressed by reporters at a Thursday news conference, Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett largely deflected questions about his position on assault weapons, shifting the focus to other issues.


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All Eyes On Pennsylvania’s 20 Electoral College Votes

Both sides are looking for Pennsylvania’s critical 20 electoral votes.


Democratic Senator Bob Casey (left) and Republican challenger Tom Smith (right).

In Pa. Senate Race, Republican Tom Smith Looks For Upset Against Incumbent Democratic Senator Bob Casey

Incumbent Democrat Bob Casey is vying for his second term as a US Senator from Pennsylvania in a race against Republican Tom Smith.