Pennsylvania Governor Race

(Gov. Corbett speaks to supporters at a campaign stop at the American Helicopter Museum, in West Chester, Pa.  Image from CBS3)

One Day Before Election, Corbett and Wolf Scrape For Last-Minute Votes

Gov. Tom Corbett, the incumbent Republican, was in West Chester. Democratic challenger Tom Wolf was in Lancaster.

11/03/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Brady Says Wolf Decision to Cut Off ‘Street Money’ Won’t Change Election Outcome

The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.

11/03/2014

(SNAPSHOTS OF THE FIRST LADY.  Michelle Obama waves as audience members take photos at the recreation center in East Mt. Airy.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Michelle Obama Visits Philadelphia To Energize Electorate For Tom Wolf

The first lady and other Democratic Party officials came to show their support for Tom Wolf in his race for governor of Pennsylvania.

10/15/2014

File Photos of Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.  (Corbett photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images, Wolf File Photo by Tony Romeo/KYW)

New Poll Shows Corbett Still Trailing Badly As Time Runs Short in Pa. Governor Race

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows a slight narrowing: Tom Wolf leading incumbent Tom Corbett now by just 17 points, down from 20 points a month ago.

10/07/2014

(The "Job Gateway" web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Jobs Web Site Gets Purged After Drawing Spotlight in Corbett-Wolf Debate

The “Job Gateway” site pulls in listings from all over, including Craigslist, so ads for escorts and exotic dancers were among the 200,000 jobs that Gov. Corbett boasted of during the debate.

10/02/2014

(Rodney Muhammad, vice president of the Philadelphia branch of the NAACP, speaks at City Hall.  Listening is city councilman Curtis Jones.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

NAACP Philadelphia Chapter Urges Wider Participation in Coming Elections

“We have roughly 40 days before one of the most important elections in the state will take place,” said NAACP local vice president Rodney Muhammad.

09/25/2014

(Pa. gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf chats with supporters in The 'A' Lounge, in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Tom Wolf Visits Philadelphia to Rally Hispanic Vote in Pa. Governor Race

Wolf’s visit to a popular lounge in Hunting Park was billed as a “Latinos for Wolf” kickoff rally, and it coincided with National Voter Registration Day.

09/23/2014

(Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf speaks with students and local officials in a classroom of the STEM Academy, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Candidate Tom Wolf Promises Shale Fracking Tax Revenue For Pa. Schools

Students asked Wolf how he would help the struggling Chester-Upland School District if he’s elected governor. He told them a five-percent severence tax on Marcellus Shale would go a long way.

09/18/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

New Poll Indicates Corbett Still Trailing Wolf Deeply in Pa. Governor Race

Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, was at a loss today to fully explain why Corbett is so vulnerable.

09/11/2014

(Tom Wolf, candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, center, chats with Alan Levin, CEO of Northeast Building Products.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Says State Should Do More For Philadelphia Schools

One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

File photo of Tom Wolf. (Tom Wolf chats with David Chandler of Chandler Bat Company.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Thinks Recent Corbett Action Was No Grand Slam

Visiting Chandler Bat Company, in Norristown, the challenger in the governor’s race took a swing at Corbett’s leadership skills.

07/11/2014

(The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania met for a debate broadcast from Franklin & Marshall College.   Image from PCN television.)

Tom Wolf Targeted by Trailing Rivals in Dem. Pa. Governor’s Race

Challengers turned up the heat on frontrunner Tom Wolf this week, during a pair of debates among the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

05/02/2014

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Area Early Education Advocates Send A Message — With A Face — To Harrisburg

“People should take a selfie and they should tweet it with the hashtag #IamPreK,” said the head of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children at their annual conference.

03/21/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett visits Philadelphia after opening his re-election campaign.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Chilly Reception For Gov. Corbett’s Re-Election Visit To Philadelphia

Outside the American Legion hall where he spoke, 100 school advocates chanted “One-term Tom,” blasting his education funding.

11/07/2013

Gov. Tom Corbett opens his re-election campaign.  (Credit: KDKA, Pittsburgh)

Gov. Corbett Begins Tough Road of Re-Election Campaign

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.

11/06/2013

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