Pennsylvania Governor Race
Outside the American Legion hall where he spoke, 100 school advocates chanted “One-term Tom,” blasting his education funding.
Gov. Tom Corbett addressed his supporters inside a museum in Pittsburgh. Outside, members of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers called out the governor for, in particular, his cuts to education.
The two-term mayor of Pennsylvania’s third largest city says the renaissance that’s taking place in his city is what he can bring to Harrisburg as the state’s next governor.
Harper Polling, run by a former national Republican campaign strategist, finds that only 26 percent of those surveyed believe Corbett merits re-election.
It’s the second weekend in December, and a traditional event in New York brings with it political speculation.
“We have seen over the past year or two the gas industry expend enormous amounts of money on campaign contributions. And they have largely gotten their way with the Pennsylvania legislature.”