Barletta wins GOP Senate nod

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018

Lamb, who's operating within the new 17th District, has no Democratic main opponent and can meet Republican U.S. Rep Keith Rothfus, who at present represents the outdated 12th District, in November.

Lou Barletta has captured the Republican nomination in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race. The four-term congressman will face an uphill battle towards the two-term incumbent Casey and Fox Information' present projections present the seat is prone to stay in Democratic fingers. These results are unlikely to calm their nerves. Barletta's win, which was expected, sets up a general election clash between a Trump ally against an increasingly vocal Trump critic.

Christiana has been a State Representative since 2008, representing the 15th District and has said that both Barletta and Casey have been unable to control the nation's debt and deficit. Bob Casey in November.

The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania's chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago.

Another Democratic primary to watch is the new 1st District, represented by Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick - who faces his own challenge from lawyer Dean Malik.

CNBC added that Casey - who's running unopposed Tuesday - is considered one of the safer senators in the group of 10, as Trump only narrowly won the Keystone State over Hillary Clinton. Labrador is a member of the House Freedom Caucus and is regarded as one of the most conservative members of Congress.

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will face the victor of a crowded Republican primary that state Sen. Pennsylvania first started allowing lieutenant governors to serve a second term in the 1970s. Guy Reschenthaler for the open seat in a heavily Republican, newly drawn district.

And so, the candidates from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties make President Donald Trump the focal point of the senate race that begins tonight.

The Oregon GOP gubernatorial primary features 10 candidates who are vying for the chance to take on Democratic Gov. Kate Brown in the general election.

To the west, Democrats are headed toward a photo finish in Nebraska, where former Rep. Brad Ashford - a conservative "Blue Dog" who lost to Republican Rep. Don Bacon in 2016 - is locked in a razor-tight race against progressive Kara Eastman. Bob Casey, a Scranton Democrat first elected to the seat in 2006.

"For more than a century, the reelection rate for incumbent senators of the party not in the White House is 91 percent", G. Terry Madonna and Michael L.Young wrote in a February edition of Politically Uncorrected.

Barely any outside money has made its way into Pennsylvania thus far to help Casey or Barletta, making it unlikely that Pennsylvanians will see a repeat of the record-breaking $180 million U.S. Senate race in 2016 that Republican Sen.