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Barletta signs anti-tax pledge in GOP campaign for governor

Sep. 20, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lou Barletta, the former congressman seeking the Republican nomination for governor of Pennsylvania, has signed a pledge from a conservative anti-tax Washington-based group that commits him to oppose tax increases. The pledge, sponsored by...

Ex-federal prosecutor under Trump joins GOP governor primary

Sep. 13, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bill McSwain, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia under former President Donald Trump, will run for Pennsylvania governor, he announced Monday, joining a crowded Republican field that may get bigger yet. McSwain's announcement — his first...

Pennsylvania election audit gets GOP campaign trail embrace

Jul. 18, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen election have been debunked by the courts, his own Justice Department and scores of recounts. But in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, where Trump lost by 80,000 votes eight months...

Ex-federal prosecutor seeks Trump backing in governor's race

Jul. 13, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia appointed by Donald Trump has written to the former president to seek his endorsement in a crowded Republican primary race to run for governor in next year's election. William McSwain's letter, dated...