Stories tagged: "governors"


FILE—In this file photo from April 2, 2022, George Bochetto, Kathy Barnette, Mehmet Oz, Jeffrey Lord, Rose Tennent, John Gizzie, Jeff Bartos, Carla Sands, and Lowman Henry pose for a photograph during a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's mid-term primary campaigns as Democrats appear prepared to tie them to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, contending that Republican-sponsored election legislation is an attack on voting rights. Pennsylvania's primary election is May 17. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Talk of Election Fraud is Alive and Well on the Pennsylvania Campaign Trail, But Will it Work?

While Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's midterm primary campaigns to appeal to Trump-loyal GOP voters, such messages could be a liability in fall's general election campaign, pollsters say.

In this April 1, 2022 photo combination shown from top left are Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, Bill McSwain and David White at a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. The four are scheduled to meet in Harrisburg, Pa., for a debate on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Leaders of the GOP Pack in Governor’s Race Take Their Anti-Abortion, Pro-Gun Talking Points to TV

Wednesday’s televised debate featured the top four candidates pledging to stamp out reproductive rights and pass pro-gun laws in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R-Franklin), speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
GOP Candidates for Governor Continue Spreading Trump’s ‘Big Lie’

A majority of the GOP candidates seeking the party’s gubernatorial nomination still back Trump and his “big lie,” leaving the future of elections in the commonwealth in peril.

Nche Zama takes part in during a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa., Friday, April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Nche Zama is the Only GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Not Seeking Trump Endorsement

Republican gubernatorial candidate Nche Zama is the only potential nominee who isn’t looking for a Trump endorsement to boost his campaign.

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)
Jake Corman Exits Race for Pennsylvania Governor, Then Enters Again

Jake Corman is out of the running for the GOP nomination for governor, leaving eight candidates on the May primary ballot.

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Christina Digiulio (Chris Baker Evens Photography)
Green Party Candidate Christina Digiulio Enters the Governor Race

Christina Digiulio has announced her bid for governor of Pennsylvania as a Green Party candidate. She is pushing environmental issues as her top agenda item.

Scott Martin addresses the crowd before Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, spoke at the Host Resort in Lancaster, Pa., August 9, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Citing Injury, Scott Martin Exits Gov. Race

The Republican state Senator from Lancaster was trailing behind most candidates in fundraising.