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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2021 file photo, state senator Jake Corman (R-Centre), speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night, Nov. 11, 2021. The event is billed as a "special announcement" in Corman's hometown of Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Corman Emphasizes Experience in Run for Governor

Jake Corman, the Senate's highest-ranking member, has served in the chamber since 1999 after taking over the seat his father held.

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GOP State Sen. Jake Corman to Run for Governor

The Senate’s president pro tempore had planned to make the formal announcement Thursday in his hometown of Bellefonte, but the event was canceled after Corman tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19. HARRISBURG — Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania’s state Senate, will run for governor in next year’s election, a political adviser said Wednesday. For...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2021 file photo, state senator Jake Corman (R-Centre), speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night, Nov. 11, 2021. The event is billed as a "special announcement" in Corman's hometown of Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Looks Like Another PA Republican is Joining the Governor’s Race

An already crowded GOP field could grow with Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman’s expected announcement that he is running for governor.

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the fountain at Point State Park behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Shapiro Declares Candidacy for Governor, Blasts Republicans

In a campaign kickoff speech in Pittsburgh, Shapiro said Republican candidates are "peddling the Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump and are "doing real damage to our democracy."

FILE— In this July 28, 2021 file photo Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, center, and President Joe Biden talk with people at the Lehigh Valley operations facility for Mack Trucks in Macungie, Pa. The high-profile attorney general will formally announce his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, entering the 2022 race. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Shapiro Gets Set to Jump Into ’22 Governor’s Race

The worst-kept secret in Pennsylvania is almost out of the bag. Josh Shapiro will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday.

In this June 21, 2019 file photo, William McSwain speaks with members of the media at a news conference in Philadelphia.  McSwain, the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced his campaign for governor of Pennsylvania on Monday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Trump-Appointed Prosecutor Announces Run for PA Governor

Bill McSwain, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia under former President Donald Trump, joins a crowded GOP field in the race for Pennsylvania governor.

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Trump’s Coronavirus Failures Forced Governors to Step Up. Here’s What They’ve Done.

Most Americans disapprove of how President Trump has handled COVID-19—despite what you heard at the Republican National Convention.