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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
We all make mistakes; it’s human nature. How we recover from our blunders is what defines our character and shapes our lives. And in this, even the small mistakes — the ones that you think no one will notice, or that seem too trivial to address — count. How we handle mistakes is a measure ... Read More
It might not have been the most auspicious start to a campaign on Wednesday for Democrat Joe Sestak, whose formal announcement that he’ll try to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey contained two missteps. The former Navy admiral, who represented Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District from 2007 to 2011, invited people to donate to his campaign and ... Read More
After a disastrous February, Congressman Joe Sestak will be desperately trying to reset his faltering campaign today with a kickoff event in Philadelphia. Given the negative reception his candidacy has received from Party leaders, we’ve compiled a list of Pennsylvania Democrats who may be skipping Congressman Sestak’s latest campaign event.  Governor Ed Rendell – Democrats ... Read More
“The news for Joe Sestak’s stumbling campaign just keeps getting worse. Earlier this month, a Quinnipiac poll showed U.S. Senator Pat Toomey with a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger Joe Sestak. This week, even fellow Democrats such as Congressman Bob Brady and former State Party Chairman T.J. Rooney are voicing their concerns with his faltering ... Read More
Anxious about a candidate considered to be an unreliable maverick and a political liability, Democratic Party leaders have undertaken a quiet, intensive search in recent months to recruit a serious primary challenger to former Rep. Joe Sestak, the party’s Senate nominee in 2010 who is again running for the seat. The effort has involved former ... Read More