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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.
Politicians love to hand out checks, but this one was different.
It’s primary election day in Pennsylvania and in the marquee race, Democratic voters will choose their nominee for governor.
The four Democrats vying for the party nomination to run for governor will meet tonight.
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.
The first gubernatorial candidates to file petitions to get on the May 20 primary ballot are Democrat John Hanger and Republican Bob Guzzardi.
In mid-winter it’s hard to think politics. But don’t tell Tom Wolf that. He’s already running campaign ads for governor.
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.
State Treasurer Rob McCord announced his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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.