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November 3, 2010 Pat Toomey, a former Republican congressman, heads to the Senate after beating Democrat Joe Sestak. Toomey was also president of the conservative Club for Growth which favors a flat tax, Social Security privatization and school choice.
October 20, 2010 In Pennsylvania, the GOP so far has an advantage in absentee ballots requested and returned. That could offset the good news Democrats have received recently about the Rep. Joe Sestak closing in on Republican Pat Toomey's lead.
Republican Pat Toomey, left, and Democrat Joe Sestak, couldn't be further apart ideologically, political scientist G. Terry Madonna says. They're running for the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania.
October 4, 2010 The party has a lot of money and is spending it "profusely" in the Keystone State, says Franklin & Marshall College political scientist G. Terry Madonna. Also, the Republican threat hasn't "crept up" on Democrats as it did in 1994.
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September 29, 2010 Both Dr. Rand Paul and Rep. Joe Sestak, Senate candidates, were victimized by truth-bending TV ads. PoliFact found the ads used the common technique of distorting an element of truth.
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June 3, 2010 After the controversy over what the White House did to discourage Joe Sestak from challenging Arlen Specter in the Pennsylvania Senate primary, now come questions about the Colorado Senate race. Meet Barack Obama, The Jobs President
May 28, 2010 Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) suggests that the White House's role in the Joe Sestak "job offer" story amounts to a felony. But the Reagan administration may have done the same thing.
May 28, 2010 A White House memo says there were discussions -- through former President Bill Clinton -- to get Joe Sestak to end his primary challenge to Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter. But it concludes that no laws were violated.
May 28, 2010 The New York Times is reporting that the White House went through Bill Clinton to offer Joe Sestak a job if he would drop his primary challenge to Pa. Sen. Arlen Specter.
May 26, 2010 Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to name a special prosecutor to see if laws were broken when the White House offered a job to Joe Sestak to get him out of the Pennsylvania Senate race.
May 18, 2010 Big news in Pennsylvania, as Rep. Joe Sestak has ousted five-term Sen. Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary. Plus: Democrats hold onto John Murtha's House seat in the 12th District.
May 11, 2010 In this year's Senate race in Pennsylvania, the president of the United States -- Barack Obama -- has endorsed incumbent Arlen Specter. Six years ago, another president -- George W. Bush -- endorsed Specter.
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May 10, 2010 President Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Already Kagan is proving to be a potential issue in the 2010 midterm elections.
May 5, 2010 The two leading Democratic candidates for the Senate in Pennsylvania — incumbent Democrat Arlen Specter and primary challenter Joe Sestak — will be part of the Political Junkie segment on Talk of the Nation.
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