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Guilty Plea Caps Steep Fall For Ex-Pennsylvania Treasurer McCord

On Tuesday, Rob McCord was in a federal courtroom in Harrisburg, where he pleaded guilty to two counts of extortion stemming from allegations that he used his position as treasurer to threaten two potential donors during his failed gubernatorial campaign.

02/17/2015

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Source Of $125K Donation To McCord’s Campaign Is Revealed

A political action committee that gave $125,000 to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has revealed the source of its money eight months after it blew through the deadline to report the information to the state.

02/09/2015

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Source Of $125K Donation To McCord’s Campaign Is A Mystery

The source of a $125,000 contribution to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord remains a mystery, more than eight months after it was given, a state official said Thursday.

02/05/2015

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Extortion Charges Filed Against Former Pa. Treasurer Rob McCord

Just-resigned Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord plans to plead guilty to federal extortion charges for threatening potential donors to his failed gubernatorial campaign, according to court papers filed Monday in Harrisburg.

02/02/2015

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Treasurer McCord Resigning Immediately, Plans To Plead Guilty

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he is resigning immediately and is planning to plead guilty to federal charging that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year’s gubernatorial primary that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.

01/30/2015

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State Runs Out Of Cash, Uses Special Line Of Credit

Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.

09/16/2014

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State Treasurer Says Unclaimed Money Could Be Waiting For You

Politicians love to hand out checks, but this one was different.

07/15/2014

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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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Watch Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Debate

The four Democrats vying for the party nomination to run for governor will meet tonight.

05/12/2014

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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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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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Tom Wolf Gets Head Start In Campaign Advertising For Governor

In mid-winter it’s hard to think politics. But don’t tell Tom Wolf that. He’s already running campaign ads for governor.

01/31/2014

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Corbett Defends Millions In Consultant Fees On Lottery Privatization

Although the state Attorney General Kathleen Kane says Governor Corbett’s plan to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery is illegal, Corbett just extended the time to cut a deal with the British company Camelot until the end of the year.

10/30/2013

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Rob McCord Throws Hat In The Ring For Pa. Governor

State Treasurer Rob McCord announced his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

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Corbett Extends Pa. Lottery Bid Another 2 Months

Gov. Tom Corbett’s effort to hire a private firm to manage the $3.7 billion Pennsylvania Lottery will be allowed continue past the latest deadline, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

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