Campaign Chatter for the week of June 17.
Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
More logic is needed in the world
The Somerton neighborhood has been holding its ground on several recent zoning issues.
Samantha Pawlucy, 16, wore a Romney-Ryan shirt to school one day. After her math teacher mocked her and was removed from teaching that class, Pawlucy’s now the focus of a nationwide discussion on free speech. She returned to school Tuesday for a short time, but will now reportedly transfer.
The Port Richmond sophomore has been the focus of heavy media attention since last week, when her teacher reportedly mocked her for wearing a pro-Mitt Romney T-shirt to school. Pawlucy returned to class today, with supporters rallying around her.
While so many Pennsylvanians continue to spend an absurdly inordinate amount of time lionizing and mourning a man who was a great coach but who was not so great at calling police, Republicans in the state capital are spending time on an issue that could have a far greater impact on the lives of most denizens of the Keystone State than Joe Paterno ever had.