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PA Dems Condemn Unethical Attacks From PA GOP and Sallie Mundy

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel Groen released the following statement in regards to unethical attacks from the Pennsylvania Republican Party and Sallie Mundy. “It’s not uncommon to see political attack ads this close to an election, but what we saw this week from the Republican Party goes beyond the pale. They’ve truly stooped to a ... Read more

Does Art Oligeri Own His Shoe Store?

Republican candidate Art Oligeri, who has run a campaign of distortion and deception, is still being dishonest. Oligeri has been portraying himself as the owner of Meeker Marshall Shoe Fly. When confronted in a debate October 18 about whether he owned the shoe store, Oligeri said yes – twice: Multiple calls to Meeker Marshall Shoe ... Read more

Pennlive: For Pa. Supreme Court: Judge Dwayne Woodruff Is The Right Choice

* The Editorial Board of PennLive/The Patriot-News endorses Dwayne Woodruff, who brings with him the experience and temperament to serve on Pennsylvania’s highest court.  * Woodruff, a former 12-season, MVP defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is uniquely suited for that role. He’s served on the Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice, which was called upon ... Read more

PA Dems Ad: Art Oligeri In Lock-Step With Trump’s Destructive Agenda

Erie County Executive candidate Art Oligeri has been pitching himself as a major supporter of Donald Trump’s agenda, saying “I like what’s happening on the national level.” As the Trump Administration is cutting funding to the opioid crisis and is threatening to take health care away from thousands of Erie County residents, the Pennsylvania Democratic ... Read more

Scranton Times-Tribune: Courtright For Mayor

* In this race, The Times-Tribune editorial board believes Courtright is the better choice.  * Courtright must be credited with taking a systematic, orderly approach to dealing with the difficult situation he inherited. A wayward state Supreme Court decision upended the previous administration’s progress toward economic recovery, leaving the Courtright administration to cover a massive ... Read more

Erie Times-News: Our View: Schember Is Best Fit As Next Erie Mayor

* After extensively interviewing the candidates and weighing their experience, agendas and personal qualities, however, the Erie Times-News Editorial Board endorses Schember as better suited in a number of ways. * That recommendation is based on Schember’s record of relevant life and work experience, his more textured and grounded grasp of the city’s challenges and ... Read more

Scranton Times-Tribune: Time Right For New Prosecutor

* For the first time in more than a generation, the ballot for Lackawanna County district attorney does not include an elected or appointed incumbent. The open seat is a truly rare opportunity for county voters to take a fresh look at the office. The Times-Tribune editorial board has done so, and endorses Democratic attorney ... Read more

WPSU: PA Supreme Court Justice Makes Stop At Penn State

* Telling Penn State students that their votes matter, Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd recounted how, several years ago, a statewide Democratic judge lost by 48 votes. “I think that really lets you know how important every vote is,” Todd said.  * “Speak out. Speak out on Facebook. Speak out in person. Speak out to ... Read more

Pennsylvanians Protest Meehan’s Budget Vote

Congressman Pat Meehan voted for the GOP’s budget plan that would raise taxes on millions of middle class Pennsylvanians and give costly tax breaks to the wealthy and big corporations. Constituents of Meehan’s district came out to protest his vote. “Our district is one of the hardest hit in the country by the elimination of ... Read more

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