It’s all about the Senate race against incumbent Republican Pat Toomey, which the Democrats consider a must win to regain a Senate majority.
The Democratic candidate began the final mile of the 422-mile journey on Saturday in Beaver County near the Ohio line and finished along with 40 supporters at an Ohioville park.
Today, outside Independence Hall, Sestak held up a pair of military-issue boots as he said, “While I don’t know all Pennsylvanians, I intend to walk in their shoes.”
Chris continues investigating the political scandals involving the IRS, the Justice Department and the Benghazi terrorist attack. He also discusses Prince Harry and Chris Christie’s tour of the shore and Kermit Gosnell accepting a life sentence. He talks to Phillies Pitcher Kyle Kendrick, Congressman Jim Gerlach, former Senator Olympia Snowe, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris discusses the guilty verdicts in the Kermit Gosnell trial and the latest developments in political scandals involving the IRS investigating conservative political groups and the Justice Department accessing phone records of Associated Press reporters. He talks to CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity, Sam Rohrer from the PA Pastors Network, and former MTV VJ, Nina Blackwood.
Former US congressman Joe Sestak likened the plan to an old Tammany Hall political boss sentiment: ” ‘It doesn’t matter what a citizen does with his vote if I can count the votes.’ “
A woman who served in the cabinet of former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is the latest to join the ever-growing field of Democrats seeking to oust the current occupant of the governor’s office, Republican Tom Corbett.
Among the major political stories for the people of Pennsylvania and beyond in 2012 was the passing of a once-powerful, former US senator.
US Senator Arlen Specter, whose political career took him from Philadelphia City Hall to the US Congress, has died after another bout with cancer.
Neither republicans nor democrats seem particularly pleased with the president’s announcement.
Pat Toomey, the Republican conservative whose popularity scared Arlen Specter out of the GOP, was elected to Specter’s Senate seat Tuesday in one of the most hotly contested races in the nation.
On Tuesday night Meehan celebrated what he called “a great victory,” but reminded his supporters of some big challenges that lie ahead.
At the top of the ballot today, Pennsylvania voters will find candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.
The final Quinnipiac University poll of the 2010 campaign shows what most other polls show: that the Republican candidates lead in the Pennsylvania races for governor and US Senate, with the Senate race tighter than the contest for governor.
First lady Michelle Obama has joined her husband’s frenetic pace on the campaign trail in the run-up to tomorrow’s elections with appearances all over the place, including Philadelphia. She’ll be welcomed this evening on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.