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Wolf: Wealthy Should Pay More To Cut School Taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he’d look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher earners to expand the state’s share of public education funding.

07/26/2014

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As Corbett Ponders Signing The Budget, Wolf Says He Doesn’t Like It

While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.

07/07/2014

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Tom Wolf Pushes “Made In Pennsylvania”

Made in Pennsylvania — that’s what Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf promoted on Monday as he visited start-up companies in Pittsburgh.

07/07/2014

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Wolf Says He Will Raise Certain Taxes

Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

06/19/2014

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Wolf Acknowledges A Different Style From Corbett

Democrat Tom Wolf toured the makeover of the old Connelly Trade School on Thursday afternoon, a conventional campaign event for someone who, admittedly, doesn’t come across as very political.

06/19/2014

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Corbett Set To Meet With UPMC, Highmark Officials

Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/10/2014

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Corbett’s Plan To Introduce Christie To Primanti’s Disrupted By Demonstrators

This campaign event for Gov. Tom Corbett didn’t go exactly as planned.

06/06/2014

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Poll: Wolf Leads Corbett By 20 Points For Governor

A new poll shows Democratic nominee Tom Wolf leading Republican incumbent Tom Corbett by a formidable 20 points in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial campaign.

06/04/2014

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Corbett Asks UPMC, Highmark To Minimize Upheaval

Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.

06/02/2014

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Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In November

Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.

05/22/2014

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Businessman Tom Wolf Wins Dem Nod For Pa. Governor

Pennsylvania Democrats have chosen millionaire businessman Tom Wolf to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the fall.

05/20/2014

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Candidates Look To Seal Democratic Nod For Governor

It’s primary election day in Pennsylvania and in the marquee race, Democratic voters will choose their nominee for governor.

05/20/2014

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Corbett, Republicans Spend Money On Ads In Democratic Primary

With the Democratic primary just days away, no surprise the Democratic candidates are going after the one Democrat leading in the polls.

05/09/2014

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Gov. Corbett Opens Door Slightly For Medical Marijuana

At a press conference announcing a task force to tackle the heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett could not have been clearer about his view of marijuana.

05/09/2014

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Rendell Calls McCord Campaign Ad ‘One Of The Worst’

Two of Pennsylvania’s most influential Democrats on Saturday strongly criticized a TV ad run by fellow Democrat Rob McCord in his campaign for governor.

05/03/2014

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