Former Scranton-area GOP state legislative candidate charged with storming U.S. Capitol
Frank Scavo, a former school board member from outside Scranton, has been charged with four misdemeanors for allegedly entering the federal building on Jan. 6, according to local media.
A special election in suburban Scranton will test Democrats’ hold on the northeast
“If the GOP does win, it’s a great way to start of special election season,” Republican political operative Chris Nicholas said. “No one thinks the GOP is gonna switch the seat in Philly.”
In a new ad, a progressive super PAC is going on the attack against Republican Frank Scavo for anti-Muslim social media posts
Republican Frank Scavo has apologized for his comments - but insists they 'pale in comparison' to the statements of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Oman, D-Minn.
GOP state House candidate Scavo apologizes for anti-Muslim Facebook posts
Frank Scavo, a Lackawanna County school board chair, businessman, and Republican candidate for state House, apologized this week for posting anti-Muslim statements on his personal Facebook page. A review of Scavo’s social media from March 2018 to the present by the Pennsylvania Capital-Star revealed he posted anti-Muslim scaremongering and shared an unsubstantiated Clinton conspiracy theory. READ […]
Republican state House candidate shared Clinton conspiracy theory on Facebook
*Editor’s Note: Future Now’s director of research is Aaron Kleinman, not Aaron Kleiner. The Republican candidate for a state House seat outside Scranton shared a conspiratorial post on social media referencing debunked and unsubstantiated claims of child abuse and murder by the Clintons. Frank Scavo, a school board president, shared the post to Facebook on […]
Pa. voters will be working overtime in busy 2019 special election season | Analysis
We run down the off-year campaign cycle that doesn't feel like one.