PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence squared off in Salt Lake City on Wednesday night in the first and only vice presidential debate.
As the two talked policy, COVID-19, taxes, and everything else, Republicans and Democrats from the Pittsburgh area shared their thoughts on social media.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Police Chief's Resignation Announced After Officer Arrested In Connection With Capitol Riot
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto shared his support and encouragement for Senator Harris and her supporters.
KHIVE – Time to Shine!
— bill peduto (@billpeduto) October 8, 2020
Joining Mayor Peduto was County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, saying that Senator Harris did a “great job.”
She shares our western PA values. She will help Biden fight for workers, good jobs, affordable health care, a clean environment, & all people who’ve been left behindREAD MORE: It Happened Again! Watch As Pittsburgh Bald Eagle Knocked From Perch By Great Horned Owl
— Rich Fitzgerald (@votefitz) October 8, 2020
Meanwhile, on the other side of the aisle, Congressman Mike Kelly returned to what is one of the hottest contested issues in Pennsylvania: fracking.
Fracking has helped make western Pennsylvania part of the Great American Comeback! The Biden/Harris Green New Deal will eliminate thousands of energy jobs in our region. Say no to Joe! https://t.co/OyabUoeeQU
— Mike Kelly for Congress (@MikeKellyforPA) October 8, 2020
Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell felt good enough about Vice President Pence’s performance that he declared victory.
— Sean Parnell (@SeanParnellUSA) October 8, 2020MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Groups Representing State Troopers, Corrections Officers Renew Calls For Vaccine Prioritization
This is the only scheduled debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris.