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Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to d...

Kate Sheppard

Tom Steyer's Very Expensive Experiment In Making Climate Change A 'Wedge Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Steyer's climate-focused electoral efforts came up with mixed results Tuesday, but the billionaire environmentalist and former hedge...

Tom Wolf Wins 2014 Pennsylvania Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Tom Wolf has ousted incumbent Tom Corbett (R) in the race for Pennsylvania governor. Corbett has served as governor of Pennsylvania since ...

Corbett Loses Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett (R) lost the race for Pennsylvania governor to Democrat Tom Wolf on Tuesday. Corbett was first elected governor in 2010....

Pennsylvania Governor Election Results: Tom Wolf Defeats Incumbent Tom Corbett

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Tom Wolf defeated incumbent Tom Corbett (R) in the 2014 Pennsylvania governor race. Corbett was first elected as governor of Pennsylvania ...

Obama Makes Final Push For Democrats In Governor's Races

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama's final campaign swing of the midterm election season Sunday came down to part nostalgia tour and part te...

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.

Fact Check: Corbett Ad Lies

Lisa Longo | Posted 12.24.2014 | 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 12.23.2014 | 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 12.21.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 12.02.2014 | 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...