US Senate News

U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak doesn’t have the same institutional support as his Democratic primary opponent Katie McGinty, but he has a barely-there lead over her among Pennsylvania voters – when you discount the two-thirds who are still undecided. A Franklin and Marshall College Center for Opinion Research poll released Thursday shows Sestak leads McGinty ... Read More
“Liberal former Congressman Joe Sestak continues his efforts to align himself with the extreme left-wing of the Democrat party by supporting President Obama’s dangerous pact with Iran.  Meanwhile, Katie McGinty can’t seem to make up her mind on this critical national security issue.  Pennsylvania deserves better.” – PA GOP Communications Director Megan Sweeney Dem candidates ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Katie McGinty is officially running against Congressman Joe Sestak in the Democrat Senate primary, but she has been awfully silent when it comes to the issues facing Pennsylvanians, the country, and the world. For the better part of a year, Democratic power brokers actively searched for alternative to Congressman Sestak, due to his ... Read More
Soon, my wife Kris and I will be joining parents across Pennsylvania in sending our kids back to school. When Kris and I send our three children — ages 15, 14 and 5 — to school, we need to know that they are going somewhere safe, with adults who care for them. Every parent deserves ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Last-choice candidate Katie McGinty is officially in the race against Joe Sestak for the Democrats’ Senate nomination. With that formality out of the way, it’s time for McGinty to tell Pennsylvanians where she stands on the issues – starting with President Obama’s jobs-destroying, rate-hiking climate plan. Both the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the ... Read More
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney was not surprised to learn that former Democrat Governor Ed Rendell has been announced as the new Chairman of Katie McGinty’s U.S. Senate campaign. “The Democrat Party bosses continue to line up behind their candidate, Katie McGinty,” Sweeney said. “Democrats in Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg ... Read More
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