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Fact Check: Corbett Ad Lies

Lisa Longo | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics
Lisa Longo

Sadly, too many people seem to think campaign ads are news. They fail to recognize the rhetoric, or in some cases the outright lies. In this case, it is easy to spot the slanted and unsubstantiated ideological claim.

Why I Cannot Vote Democratic This Year

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

If Governor Wolf succeeds in keeping his campaign promise of using taxes on frackers to fund the schools he will be doing more harm than good. How do we get rid of the fracking industry in Pennsylvania if fracking is institutionalized?

Tom Corbett vs. Tom Wolf Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Pennsylvania Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Tom Corbett vs. Tom Wolf Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin compari...

GOP Gov's Desperation And Deceit Exposed

FactCheck.org | Brooks Jackson | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. We’ve noticed that the most deceitful attack ads often come from candidates who are most ...

Chris Christie And Hillary Clinton Stump In Key Swing State

AP | MARC LEVY and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

WAYNE, Pa. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made dueling pitches Thursday in Pennsylvania'...

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidates Spar Over 'Porngate' Scandal

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The growing Pennsylvania scandal dubbed "porngate" made a cameo in Wednesday night's first debate between Gov. Tom Corbett (R) and his D...

2 Officials Resign In Pennsylvania Porn Scandal

AP | PETER JACKSON and MARC LEVY | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A widening scandal over the exchange of emails containing pornography by current and former members of the attorney general's...

Tom Wolf Pulls Ad Featuring Man Who Appeared In Fetish Film

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

The campaign of Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf (D) pulled an ad on Monday featuring a man who once appeared in a porn fetish film. A...

Tom Corbett Makes Sexist Remark While Trying To Appeal To Women

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

Apparently, only women make dinner, according to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R). Corbett, speaking on a local TV program last month, claimed wom...

Governor Says Immigrant Children Could Have Measles, But That Claim's Been Disputed

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) gave an interview to KDKA NewsRadio in Pittsburgh on Friday and reignited the suggestion that immigrant children cro...

In Dog Whistles They Trust

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Pennsylvania has decided to 'optionally' allow school districts to place the National Motto "In God We Trust" in all public schools.

Tom Corbett Trailing 20 Points Behind Challenger In Polls

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Democratic businessman Tom Wolf starts his challenge to embattled incumbent Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) with a lead of 20 points or more, accord...

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...

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 ...

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...

Gov's New Ad Riddled With Deceptions

FactCheck.org | Eugene Kiely | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett compares his record on taxes and jobs with that of Democratic...

The Fracker Call

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

We are getting down to the primary in Pennsylvania. Since I am still a Democrat, I get calls from the party trying to win my support for their candidates. All the Democratic candidates are clamoring to bring the money back to the public schools. And all of them want to frack to fund the schools.

Friday Talking Points - Seven More Amendments

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There were two political stampedes this week, both towards and then back away from the same man: rancher Cliven Bundy. So, at least for the spectators, it was an amusing week in politics.

Dem Gov Candidate Admits Parts Of Policy Platform Were Plagiarized

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Democrat and businessman Tom Wolf, who is running for governor in Pennsylvania, admitted that parts of his "Fresh Start" policy plan aren't exactly fr...

More Bad News For Pennsylvania's GOP Governor

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) remains deeply unpopular among voters in the state and trails each of his potential Democratic challengers, in some ...

Tom Wolfe Digs Into Miami In New Documentary

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.16.2013 | Books
Bruce Helander

Although there certainly has been a history of blood on the streets, here Wolfe's new book and the documentary Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood are about blood lines and how they interact with each other.