Nov 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.
Oct 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.
Oct 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.
Sep 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.
Jun 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.