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Pennsylvania Primary

Corbett Friend Screwing with Newspaper Endorsements

Laura Goldman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Laura Goldman

With Tom Wolf leading in the polls by double digits, the change in editorial policy probably will not affect this year's Pennsylvania's gubernatorial election. However, it does portend a disturbing trend of future meddling by the owner.

Laura Bassett

State Becomes Biggest All-Boys Club In Congress | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania is set to become the largest all-male delegation in Congress this November as a result of Tuesday night's primary races. Pennsylvania...

Rep Defeated In Gubernatorial Dem Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) lost the Democratic nomination in the race to challenge Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to Tom Wolf, the Associated Press ...

Marjorie Margolies Loses Primary For Pennsylvania House Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Marjorie Margolies has lost the Democratic primary to represent Pennsylvania's 13th District, the Associated Press reports. State Rep. Bre...

Tom Wolf Wins Race To Challenge Tom Corbett

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Tom Wolf has won the Democratic nomination in the race to challenge Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, the Associated Press reports. Wolf defeated Rep....

Tom Wolf Wins Race To Challenge Tom Corbett

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Businessman Tom Wolf handily won the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to unseat Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, the Associated Press reports. ...

Voters Head To The Polls In Pennsylvania

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Major races are taking place in the Pennsylvania primary elections on Tuesday. Pennsylvania is one of six states holding elections on May 20. T...

Pennsylvania Businessman Leads Democratic Polls Ahead Of Gubernatorial Primary

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Democrats will vote in a primary election on Tuesday to choose a candidate to face off against Republican ...

Bill Clinton Gives His Relative's Campaign A Boost

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton attended a pair of Philadelphia fundraisers Thursday for former Rep. Marjorie Margolies (D-Pa.), who is a candidate for ...

Samantha Lachman

Philadelphia Doctor Touts Obamacare In Campaign For Congress | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh readily discusses the merits of the Affordable Care Act -- an uncommon stance for a political outsider running for a House seat in...

Alan Grayson To Host Fundraiser For Daylin Leach

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), a prominent progressive congressman, will host a fundraiser next week for state Sen. Daylin Leach in Washington, D.C. Gray...

Republican Governor Is Trailing His Democratic Challengers

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is trailing most of his possible Democratic challengers, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Rep. All...

Political Extremism Has No Place in Our Classrooms

Matt Brady | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Matt Brady

A further drop in revenue for public education, therefore, could be catastrophic, resulting in staffing cuts, increased class size, less individual attention for children, and the elimination of extracurricular programs.

K Street and Wall Street in Trouble in 2012

Mike Lux | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We need Democrats who are willing to stand up to K Street, Wall Street, and big business special interests, so that this election becomes a clear contrast over who will take the big boys on. Pennsylvania's primary results are a great symbol that it is happening.

Romney's Big Lie

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Mitt Romney opened the general election campaign last night in Manchester, New Hampshire, using his acceptance speech to unleash a fierce attack on Barack Obama's "false promises and failed leadership." He said little about his own policies, preferring to contrast his free enterprise vision with what he called Obama's government-centered vision. After the absurd charge that under Obama, we will have "effectively ceased to be a free enterprise economy," Romney made his defense of privilege: "Those who promise to spread the wealth around only ever succeed in spreading poverty." What world is he living in?

Amanda Terkel

Blue Dog Democrats Lose Big In Pennsylvania Primary Races | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a not-so-super Tuesday for Pennsylvania's Blue Dog Democrats. Reps. Tim Holden (D-Pa.) and Jason Altmire (D-Pa.), both members...

Romney Builds On Massive Delegate Lead

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney added to his big lead in the race for convention delegates Tuesday with a five-state sweep of...

Romney Wins Big On Primary Night

AP | DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNT | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney laid claim to the fiercely contested Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with a fistful of primary triumph...

Mitt Romney To Push 'Fairness' In Primary Night Speech

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential nomination race is effectively over, and Mitt Romney is using the occasion of five state primaries to offici...

Despite Prison Sentence, Ex-Rep Could Still Get Votes

AP | PETER JACKSON | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A former longtime Pennsylvania House Democratic leader has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison on corruption charges, but ...

Romney Looking Beyond Primary Day

Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney is all but certain to sweep Tuesday's five presidential primaries, marking a ne...

Trivial Issues Fly In 2012

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

-- These are the dog days of the presidential race, so to speak. The candidates are virtually decided, the political conventions still way off and t...

Mitt Romney Pulls Attack Ad Against Rick Santorum In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Elise Foley | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign is pulling down an ad in Pennsylvania going after Rick Santorum's record, as the former senator takes time off the trail to be ...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For April 6, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

So, did you hear? This week, the GOP nomination pretty much became a settled issue. Barring some accident or emergency (or some freaktastic alchemical...

Santorum Faces Sour Public Perception

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senat...