Eric Orts, a professor at Penn’s Wharton School of Business, announced that he has formed an exploratory committee for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022, during an interview on the Michael Smerconish show.
The National Republican Congressional Committee criticized Rep. Conor Lamb for voting by proxy just one day after he and his wife announced the birth of their son.
A lawsuit backed by 7 PA Republican Congressmembers to overturn the results in the state was unsuccessful, New York Times Magazine profiles Philly City Commissioner Al Schmidt, plus college enrollment declines in the state. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.
The Department of State certified state Sen. Jim Brewster as the winner in his reelection bid for SD-45, although Republicans point to a pending federal court case as proof that the race isn’t over yet, plus Gov. Tom Wolf announced he’s out of quarantine and feeling great. Here is the Playbook.