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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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Gov. Corbett Backs Marijuana Extract To Treat Children

Gov. Tom Corbett is changing his position on medical marijuana and is backing the legalization of a marijuana extract to treat severe seizures in children.

05/01/2014

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Corbett’s Republican Challenger Says Governor Broke Promise, Lied About It

In his first broadcast TV interview, Republican Bob Guzzardi, who is challenging Gov. Tom Corbett in the May 20 Republican primary, is very blunt.

04/24/2014

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Former Auditor General Wagner Drops Out Of Governor Race

Former state Auditor General Jack Wagner is dropping out of the governor’s race.

03/26/2014

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Schwartz Says Harrisburg Needs Woman Gov. To Clean Out Old Boys Club

Polls show her a distant second to front-runner Tom Wolf, but Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz says the fight has only just begun against a millionaire who will outspend everyone.

03/18/2014

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Gov. Corbett, Mayor Joke Days After Peduto Endorses Tom Wolf For Governor

In what could have been a bit of an awkward moment, Mayor Bill Peduto and Gov. Tom Corbett joked at Thursday’s news conference — just days after Peduto endorsed fellow Democrat Tom Wolf to replace Corbett.

03/13/2014

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Corbett Gets A Republican Primary Challenger

Today was the last day to file nominating petitions of Governor, Congress and General Assembly.

03/11/2014

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Hanger, Guzzardi File For Gubernatorial Ballot

The first gubernatorial candidates to file petitions to get on the May 20 primary ballot are Democrat John Hanger and Republican Bob Guzzardi.

03/11/2014

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Wolf Garners Big Endorsements In Pittsburgh

More than two dozen Allegheny County elected officials and Democratic Party leaders endorsed Tom Wolf for governor on Saturday afternoon.

03/08/2014

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