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Out-of-state cash in hot races does little to help Dems

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Pennsylvania's Senate race between incumbent Pat Toomey (R) and Democrat Katie McGinty set a new record for spending and drew a gusher of out-of-state...

Pat Toomey Defeats Democrat Katie McGinty To Keep His Pennsylvania Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) eked out a re-election victory on Tuesday night, bringing an end to one of most closely watched ― and most ex...

Did Democrats Back The Wrong Candidate In Pennsylvania?

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democrats spent millions of dollars in their own primary in Pennsylvania to elevate Katie McGinty as their standard-bearer against GOP ...

'Shady' And 'Crooked' -- Sexist Slurs?

Janet Mason | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Janet Mason

Decades ago -- in the eighties, when I was in my early twenties -- a bumper sticker on my tan economy car read: "A Woman's Place Is In The White House."

In Two Of The Hottest Senate Races, Outside Money Edge Goes To Challengers

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

It's an open secret in the political world that most congressional contests are not contests at all; incumbents tend to raise more money than challengers, and better-funded campaigns almost always win. In some of the most expensive Senate races this cycle, however, challengers are attracting more money from outside spending groups than incumbents, and it may be making a difference.

GOP Senator Really Doesn't Want To Talk About Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), facing a tough re-election battle this year against Democratic challenger Katie McGinty, has refused to say whether he backs ...

Elizabeth Warren Slams Pat Toomey For Trying To Let Banks 'Swindle' Cities and Towns

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has beef with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.). Warren has campaigned with Toomey’s Democratic opponent, Katie McGinty, and c...

Get Ready For The Most Expensive Senate Races Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Two of the most important elections for determining which party will control the upper chamber of Congress are well on pace to cost mor...

Sen. Pat Toomey Trails Democratic Challenger In Latest Pennsylvania Poll

The Huffington Post | Nick Bayer | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

Democratic challenger Katie McGinty maintains a slight lead over Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Tuesday...

Katie McGinty, And A Pennsylvania Story

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

One of the most important Senate battles before us today is the race between Pennsylvania's Katie McGinty, Democrat, and Pat Toomey, Republican.

Pennsylvania Is Really Bad At Electing Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― Although Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major political party this week at the Democratic National...

Pennsylvania Senate Race Draws Highest Outside Money From The Left

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Outside spending groups have poured more than $20.4 million so far into Pennsylvania's Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty, putting it close behind Ohio's Senate race, at $21.8 million, for the most outside spending in a congressional contest.

The Kochs V. Their Machine

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

To anyone who follows politics, the Koch brothers are best known for spearheading a sprawling network of groups that invest millions in conservative, libertarian-leaning candidates and causes.

GOP Senator Downplays Link To For-Profit College With Bizarre Teachings About Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is trying to distance himself from a conservative, for-profit university known for bizarre teachings about gender as he prepar...

Vulnerable GOP Senator Tries To Skip The Line With His Judicial Nominees

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), one of the most vulnerable senators up for re-election this year, appealed to GOP leaders Wednesday to confirm ...

Katie McGinty Defeats Joe Sestak In Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Primary

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics

Katie McGinty defeated former Rep. Joe Sestak in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Republican Pat Toomey for his Sen...

Calling Tomorrow's Primary Races

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The nation's smallest state will vote tomorrow night. Not a whole lot of polling exists here, but it's pretty clear on the Republican side. Donald Trump will sail to victory here, with a huge margin. John Kasich looks to take second, with Cruz far behind.

Here's The Senate Candidate Who Could Help Bernie's Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — The hulking, big-hearted mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, is not especially welcome in Washington, D.C. It’s not that the 46-year-o...

Emily's List Founder Swipes at Trump, Boosts McGinty During Book Tour

Laura Goldman | Posted 04.20.2017 | Politics
Laura Goldman

Gloria Steinem and Hillary Clinton may garner all the headlines, but Ellen Malcolm is the real mother of the modern day feminist movement. There would...

Insurgent Democratic Candidate Ups Ante In Call For Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz's (D-Fla.) support for payday lenders has been earning her some enemies on ...

Does The Pennsylvania Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Race Signal a Paradigm Shift in Politics?

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Career politicians beware. If the Pennsylvania Democratic Primary race for Governor is any indication, the normal rules for politics are a-changing. T...

Gore Gives Rare Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore (D) endorsed Katie McGinty for governor of Pennsylvania, according to a release sent Thursday. “I strongly endorse ...

Obama's Former PR Flack: Thread Tying Keystone XL, PA Gov's Race Together

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Pennsylvania Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate and former head of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Kathleen "Katie" McGinty, has hired powerful PR firm SKDKnickerbocker for her campaign's communications efforts.

State Department Keystone XL Study Done by Oil Industry-Connected Firm with Big Tobacco, Fracking Ties

Steve Horn | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Flying in the face of the slew of scientific studies both on the harms of burning tar sands and on the KXL itself, State determined that laying down the pipeline is environmentally sound.