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Pennsylvania elections 2014

When Government Was Good

Meet one of the Democratic Party’s rising stars.

October 16, 2014

Clinton, Christie Rally Pennsylvania For Wolf And Corbett

Hillary is back on the campaign trail — and Tom Corbett’s time is running out.

October 10, 2014

Another Republican Gives Up Obamacare Fight

Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania is the latest Republican to retreat from the Obamacare wars. On Thursday, the federal government approved Governor Corbett’s plan to expand Medicaid in the Keystone State, making it the 27th state in the nation to adopt the controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act. Corbett had initially opposed expanding Medicaid […]

August 29, 2014

Poll Roundup: Iowa Senate Race Is ‘Deadlocked’

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 29, 2014

Poll Roundup: Hawaii Primaries Go Down To The Wire

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 8, 2014

Poll Roundup: Pennsylvania Prepares To Toss Its Tea Party Governor

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 3, 2014
David Perdue greets supporters at his election night party at Doubletree Hotel in Buckhead, Ga., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Hyosub/Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

GOP Keeps Tea Party At Bay In Primary Races

By Michael A. Memoli and Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Incumbent Republicans cruised to victory in key primary elections Tuesday, offering fresh evidence that the party’s establishment wing has successfully neutralized outside conservative groups that have vexed congressional leaders since the rise of the Tea Party. In Kentucky, Senator Mitch McConnell, the party’s […]

May 21, 2014

Republican Establishment Faces Test In Tuesday’s Primaries

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s most powerful Republican, will get his first big 2014 electoral test Tuesday as he faces a Tea Party challenger who’s trying to mobilize anti-incumbent sentiment. Kentucky’s Republican primary is the main attraction Tuesday, when six states will provide the biggest day of tests […]

May 19, 2014

Poll: Tea Party Governor’s Re-Election Hopes Are On Life Support

Things are going from bad to worse for one of the Republican Party’s least popular leaders. According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, released Wednesday, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s approval rating has sunk near his all-time low. Just 36 percent of Pennsylvania voters now approve of his job performance, while 56 percent disapprove. Corbett gets negative […]

February 26, 2014