Capital-Star Q+A: Gov. candidate Jason Monn thinks Harrisburg needs an everyman
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
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
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
'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
"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
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
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
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
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.
Berks Co. GOP boss takes heat for comparing Dems to Hitler, Tojo | Friday Morning Coffee
The comparison is 'outrageous,' Pa. Dems fume -- if entirely unsurprising.
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.
Western Pa. state Rep. Ortitay looking into Pa. governor’s run
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.