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Capital-Star Q+A: Gov. candidate Jason Monn thinks Harrisburg needs an everyman

BY: - October 15, 2021

The self-described a 'nobody from nowhere' from Erie County talked vaccine mandates and his leadership style.

Capital-Star Q+A: Lou Barletta thinks second time’s the charm in GOP governor’s run

BY: - September 24, 2021

A native of northeastern Pennsylvania’s coal fields, he was known for passing city ordinances attacking undocumented immigrants, and for being among the first state politicians to back former President Donald Trump.

Capital-Star Q+A: RINO hunter Joe Gale wants to make sure conservatives are energized for 2022

BY: - September 17, 2021

After an aborted run for Lieutenant Governor in 2018 — he was too young to hold statewide office — Gale is now running for the Republican nomination for governor. Though a magnet for controversy, he argues his uncompromising ideology and equal disdain for both party’s institutions make him the right man for the job.

Capital-Star Q+A: Longtime GOP activist Charlie Gerow thinks he’s the man to beat in 2022

BY: - September 10, 2021

'Pennsylvania needs help. And I believe that I know what needs to be done,' the veteran operative said.

Capital-Star Q+A: Pa. is sick and needs a doctor, says GOP Gov. candidate Nche Zama

BY: - September 3, 2021

"I realized that Pennsylvania is dying. And if Pennsylvania’s dying, it is very much in need of a cardiac surgeon for heart surgery." 

Pa. GOP candidate says he’ll bring ‘strong men’ to intimidate pro-mask school boards

BY: - August 30, 2021

Steve Lynch, a personal trainer who is running for Northampton County executive, made the threat during a rally in Harrisburg on Sunday night.

Capital-Star Q+A: 2022 GOP gov. candidate Jason Richey on taxes, hyperloop, and voting

BY: - August 27, 2021

The Capital-Star is trying to sit down with as many candidates as possible to ask them about their campaigns, background, and issues impacting Pennsylvanians.

GOP 2022 gubernatorial hopefuls spar over Pa. vote by-mail law

BY: - August 5, 2021

In the lead up to the 2022 governor’s race, some Pennsylvania Republican hopefuls are reaching for a new way to question conservative credentials — did their rival vote to approve no-excuse mail-in ballots?

Pa. GOP gubernatorial hopeful McSwain using pre-checked box for extra donations

BY: - June 8, 2021

Donate to Bill McSwain’s state-level political action committee once, and if you’re not careful, you could end up donating to him for months to come.

COMMENTARY

Berks Co. GOP boss takes heat for comparing Dems to Hitler, Tojo | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 30, 2021

The comparison is 'outrageous,' Pa. Dems fume -- if entirely unsurprising.

Former Scranton-area GOP state legislative candidate charged with storming U.S. Capitol

BY: - March 25, 2021

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.

Western Pa. state Rep. Ortitay looking into Pa. governor’s run

BY: - March 11, 2021

Oritay has taken conservative stances on such issues as gun rights, been an advocate on mental health issues, and occasionally critiqued former GOP President Donald Trump on Twitter.