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Politically Uncorrected: A Really Special Election

On March 13, a special election will be held in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, with Republican Rick Saccone opposing Democrat Connor Lamb. Libertarian candidate Drew Miller is also on the ballot. It is an especially convoluted special election since the winner will need to also run two months later in the May 15th primary to be nominated by his party – and then again in the November general election when the seat’s regular term expires. But three elections across some eight months might be one of the more unexceptional aspects of this contest.

January 19th, 2018 | Posted in Congress, Front Page Stories, Guest Commentary | 5 Comments

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Politically Uncorrected: Casey vs. Barletta – a Bridge Too Far

A hoary old adage about the weather is often attributed to Mark Twain: if you don’t like it now wait five minutes and it will change. Something like that has happened to the burgeoning reelection campaign of Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey now running for a third term to the U.S. Senate.

September 20th, 2017 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Guest Commentary | 19 Comments