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Pennsylvania, the birthplace of democracy, could elect an insurrectionist governor | Dick Polman

BY: - May 23, 2022

Denying the reality of Mastriano would mean that we’ve learned absolutely nothing these last six years.

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Doug Mastriano’s primary win, explained | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 21, 2022

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, who trafficked in baseless claims of election fraud has won the GOP’s gubernatorial nomination.

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What’s on the ballot Tuesday? A choice between fact and conspiracy | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 16, 2022

If the GOP is looking for someone to blame for the erosion of our politics, it can start with the mirror.

Primary Preview: Here’s who’s running for Pa. governor

BY: - May 15, 2022

One Democrat and seven Republicans are vying to replace term-limited Gov. Tom Wolf.

Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary

BY: - May 14, 2022

(*This story was updated at 10:38 a.m. to include comment from Republican governor candidate Lou Barletta. It was updated again at 11:20 am to include comment from Sen. Doug Mastriano.) Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Frankin, in Pennsylvania’s high-stakes primary for governor, dealing a potentially fatal blow to establishment Republicans […]

Corman ends GOP governor bid; endorses Barletta in effort to halt Mastriano

BY: - May 12, 2022

The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate dropped his faltering bid for governor on Thursday, urging GOP voters to coalesce around former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, as establishment Republicans frantically work to head off a primary win by an insurgent candidate whom they view as unelectable. “I’m putting party first and supporting someone who can […]

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Trump’s election lies are truth for far too many 2022 GOP hopefuls | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - May 12, 2022

Will Republicans ever come to their senses and admit that were wrong about Trump? Probably not.

McSwain tops latest fundraising among Pa. GOP governor candidates with $5M from one group

BY: - May 11, 2022

The former federal prosecutor's campaign was boosted by a group that supports school choice.

Mastriano-penned 2002 paper justifying civilian casualties raises eyebrows among war scholars

BY: - May 5, 2022

The GOP gov hopeful, a vet, argued that the U.S. military’s 'hypersensitivity' to civilian deaths is an 'enormous weakness.'

In a sharp-elbowed debate, Pa.’s Republican governor hopefuls make their pitch

BY: - April 27, 2022

Four of the leading GOP candidates traded jabs on issues ranging from fossil fuels to abortion rights.

Pa. GOP governor hopeful Mastriano campaigned at event promoting QAnon

BY: - April 27, 2022

The conference was organized by far-right activists Alan and Francine Fosdick, who have prompted QAnon conspiracy theories.

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Pa.’s 2022 primary is a race for the base of the base. Why that’s a problem | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 15, 2022

Scorched earth campaigns, polarizing candidates. Now ask yourself why democracy is broken.