US Senate News

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Katie McGinty will challenge Joe Sestak in the Democrat primary for the U.S. Senate. “Establishment Democrats have finally found someone who’s willing to run against Joe Sestak,” Gleason said. “For months, Democrats have publicly raised concerns about Joe Sestak’s ability to ... Read More
Over the last several years, I have warned of the dangers that America and her allies face when it comes to the Islamic Republic of Iran. This is not a topic that is new to me. I have long supported the strongest possible sanctions on Iran.  I wish the sanctions that have been in place ... Read More
A former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Iowa has filed a complaint with the Department of Defense to investigate Joe Sestak’s violation of a military ethics directive. Months after being called out for violating Department of Defense ethics guidelines dictating military retirees not on active duty must clearly indicate their retired or reserve ... Read More
Republicans held a smart, enthusiastic, well-organized leadership conference here last month that drew presidential candidates and party rock stars, plus edgy, informative panels for grassroots activists. But they will need a lot more than that to cross Pennsylvania’s finish line in the 2016 presidential election. Oddly, Republican fortunes might rest in state Democrats’ hands — ... Read More
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s chief of staff, Katie McGinty, isn’t ruling out a run for the U.S. Senate after national Democrats have urged her to consider entering the race. It’s a field that narrowed this week when Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski suspended his Senate bid, amid a federal investigation into the city’s contracting practices. That ... Read More
No one doubted that the fifth-grade science teacher at Prospect Park Elementary School was a pedophile. Child after child, boys 10 to 12 years old came forward and told the Delaware County school stories of the teacher groping boys’ crotches, stripping boys naked, and performing multiple sexual acts on young children – raping at least ... Read More
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa) is running for his first reelection since his victory in 2010 probably against Joe Sestak (D). It’s bound to be one of the most interesting U.S. Senate races of 2016. And one of the priciest. Total spending is likely to top the $50 million raised in 2012 in the costly Bob ... Read More
Sestak Returned Contribution from Indicted Donor in 2010, But Refuses to Return $5,000 Donation from Indicted Senator Now HARRISBURG– Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Joe Sestak’s policy regarding campaign contributions from indicted individuals. “Why has Joe Sestak suddenly flip-flopped on accepting money from indicted donors?” Sweeney asked. ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the fifth anniversary of former Congressman Joe Sestak’s vote in favor of Obamacare. “Five years ago, Joe Sestak’s only complaint about Obamacare was that it didn’t go far enough,” Sweeney said. “At such a pivotal moment in our country’s history, ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. “Senator Casey is turning his back on important legislation because a group of his fellow Democrat senators stalled a bipartisan bill designed to combat human trafficking,” Sweeney said. “Rather than actively ... Read More